Amazon CloudWatch vs. Site24x7's AWS monitoring

Site24x7 is a cloud-based, all-in-one monitoring solution that assists DevOps and IT engineers with effectively managing their IT environment, including websites, servers, networks, applications, real-user experience, and cloud infrastructure.

Attribute Site24x7 CloudWatch
Alarms Unlimited alarms 0.10/alarm metric
Custom dashboards 500 custom dashboards $3/dashboard/month*
Data retention 1095 days** 455 days**
OS metrics (CPU steal, load, memory, processes) $1/instance Billed as custom metrics
Application service metrics 1 free plugin per instance (Max 25 attributes) Billed as custom metrics
Maintenance windows
Scheduled IT Automation
Service checks
StatusIQ (Customized status pages)
Builtin best practice checks for AWS resources 140+ best practices
Inventory Dashboard
Availability status at resource-level
Anomaly detection and alerting
Other cloud monitoring services Azure, GCP
Application Performance Monitoring
End-user experience Real user monitoring from browser to backend and synthetics
Mobile App Support
*Above CloudWatch Free tier | **1-hour data points

This comparison was updated on 1 March, 2021. All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

This is what some of our customers have to say:

"Site24x7 gives us visibility into end user UI experience from global locations which is critical for our business. The instant alerting capabilities keep us on top of issues and helps us minimize end user impact. Thanks for the great service."

- Sarah Kulp

Director of software operations at Informz

"Site24x7 is outstanding in the way it provides a swiss-army knife of various network monitoring tools at an affordable price."

- Sridhar Pandurangiah

Director of Engineering, Sastra Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

"Site24x7 is great! It's easy to use and I use it as a supplement to our existing monitoring systems which are often changing. The email alerts are really well done!"

- Peter Bengtsson

"I often know before my competitors do when their applications go offline. You can't beat information like this! Thank you for providing this valuable service."

- Richard
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