What are some alternatives?
When comparing Pagekite and FreeNAS, you can also consider the following products
ngrok - ngrok enables secure introspectable tunnels to localhost webhook development tool and debugging tool.
OpenMediaVault - OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux.
Serveo - Use SSH to expose local servers over the internet and inspect and replay HTTP traffic.
Amahi Home Server - Amahi is a media, home and app server software known for its easy-to-use user interface. Amahi has the best media, backup and web apps for small networks.
Portmap.io - Expose your local PC to Internet from behind firewall and without real IP address
Rockstor - Rockstor is a free and open source NAS (Network Attached Storage) operating system.