Looking for a Datadog Alternative?

Discover how our unified observability platform can deliver Datadog's features and beyond, all at competitive prices.

Request Demo Get Quote

Get 50% off your first purchase with Site24x7 by sharing the your latest Datadog invoice. Contact us now.

Your peers believe Site24x7 is better than Datadog

Site24x7 Datadog
Value for money
Ease of use
Customer support
Likelihood to recommend



Source: GetApp

Reviews from G2 felt ManageEngine Site24x7 outperformed Datadog in

Multi-site monitoring

Multi System Monitoring

Root Cause Analysis

Anomaly Detection

Incident Alerting

Real Time Monitoring - Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring

Source: G2

Why is Site24x7 a better Datadog alternative?

  • Reliable platform

    Since its inception in 2006 and backed by its parent company, Zoho, ManageEngine Site24x7 has promoted a customer-centric culture, prioritizing customer satisfaction by actively listening to their needs and incorporating them into product features. Site24x7 has built a solid customer base by delivering custom solutions for customer needs.

  • Ease of use

    With a well-organized and user-friendly interface and a straightforward setup process, Site24x7 is the ultimate choice for organizations requiring minimal configuration to monitor their infrastructure.

  • Mature, comprehensive monitoring

    Site24x7 not only specializes in hybrid cloud infrastructure but also in monitoring the digital end-user experience of your customers. It provides a single console for monitoring the entire IT tech stack, catering to the needs of CIOs, DevOps and CloudOps teams, site reliability engineers, and system and network admins.

  • Cost-effective pricing

    Site24x7 has been a market favorite for the features it offers at an affordable price. With pricing plans tailor-made for enterprises, small- and medium-sized businesses, and MSPs, Site24x7 offers all that Datadog does and beyond at a budget-friendly price.

Awards and recognitions

Site24x7 vs. Datadog: Detailed feature comparison

Services Offered Site24x7 Datadog
Server Monitoring
Server Monitoring (Agent-based and Agentless)
FreeBSD Monitoring
(9 and above)
macOS Monitoring
(10 and above)
Oracle Solaris Monitoring
(10 and above) i86pc
IBM AIX Monitoring
(6.1 and above)
NFS Check
File and Directory Monitoring
Database Monitoring
Hadoop Monitoring
ZooKeeper Monitoring
Cron Monitoring
Heartbeat Monitoring
Prometheus Monitoring
StatsD Metrics Monitoring
Application Monitoring
Microsoft Active Directory
Microsoft IIS Server
Microsoft Failover Cluster
Microsoft Exchange Server
Microsoft Office 365
Microsoft SharePoint Server
Windows Server Backup
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Ready-to-install Plugin Integrations
Custom Monitoring with Custom Plugin Scripts
Container Monitoring
Docker Monitoring
Kubernetes Monitoring
Virtualization Monitoring
VMware Monitoring
Nutanix Monitoring
Hyper-V Monitoring
Multi-cloud Monitoring
AWS monitoring
Azure Monitoring
GCP Monitoring
Network Monitoring
Network Discovery via SNMP and ICMP
SNMP v1-3 Support
Support for Devices like Routers, Switches, Firewalls, and Printers
Device Templates
Custom SNMP monitoring
SNMP Traps for Instant Alerts
Automatic Layer 2/ Layer 3 Network and Topology Maps
Network Traffic Monitoring (NetFlow)
Bandwidth Monitoring
Network Configuration Management (NCM)
Interfaces Monitoring for Traffic and Errors Discards
Cisco Meraki Monitoring
VPN Monitoring
Third-Party Integration for Workflow
VoIP Monitoring
Log Management
Collect and Index logs
Default Logtype Discovery
SysLogs Monitoring
Event Logs Monitoring
Query-based Searching
Pre-defined Dashboards
Cluster Messages based on Pattern Similarity
Saved Searches
Query based Log Alerts
Derived Field Support
Application Performance Monitoring
Application Performance Troubleshooting for Java, .NET, PHP, Node.js, Python, and Ruby on Rails Applications
Service Maps
Key Transactions
Distributed Tracing
Platform specific Metrics like JVM for Java, IIS for .NET, and NVM for Node.js
Mobile APM
Internet Services and End User Experience Monitoring
Website Monitoring
Synthetic Monitoring
REST API Monitoring
Frontend Monitoring using protocols like PING, POP, IMAP, FTP, SMTP, NTP, and WebSocket
Doesn't have PORT, POP or IMAP server monitoring
Monitoring from Global Locations
(Over 130 Cities Globally)
Web-security Monitoring
(But only monitors SSL certificates and Blocklists)
Real user monitoring
Real-Time Global Application Performance
Monitor and Manage Javascript Errors
Real-Time Website Performance Stats by ISPs, Devices, And Browsers
Only performance stats by browser
Monitor AJAX Requests
Core Web Vitals
Platform Features
Support for Monitor Grouping and Management
Free Tools
Status Pages to show Service Status to Customers
Via Site24x7 StatusIQ
Maintenance Period
Resource Organization using Tags
Setting Monitor Dependencies
Threshold-based Alerting
Configuration Rules for
Automatic Association of Properties
Email Reports
Out-of-the-box Reports
Log Reports
SLA Management and Reporting
IT Automation
Multi-user Login
MSP Support
Business Units to administer individual Monitoring accounts based on business application, geography, type, and resource ownership
Directory Support
(Zoho Directory)
Terraform Support
Voice Call, SMS, E-mail, and Mobile app
Alarm Management
AI-powered Monitoring
Anomaly Detection
Third-party Integrations
ServiceNow, PagerDuty , Opsgenie, Jira, Freshservice, Moogsoft, ConnectWise Manage, Webhooks, Slack, Microsoft Team,Telegram, Amazon EventBridge, and Zapier
Zoho Desk, ManageEngine AlarmsOne, ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus, Zoho Analytics, and Zoho Cliq
Secure Login Features
SSO Capability
Biometrics Authentication
Two-factor Authentication
OAuth 2.0
Okta Login Support
Active Directory Integration
Ability to restrict IP addresses
Password Policy
Support Options
Knowledge Base
Video Tutorials
Pricing model Flexible, subscription-based (Pricing is based on the number of monitors being monitored) Subscription- based (Pricing is based on the number of hosts being monitored)
Starts From $9/month $15/month
Free Trial 30 days 14 days
No Credit Card required
Free Account
Price (For users migrating from Datadog) Send us a screenshot of your invoice and we will give you a 10% discount over what you pay Datadog



Uptime checks 5 URLs/Servers
1 year data retention
E-mail notifications
Uptime checks 5 Hosts
1 day data retention
No notifications
This comparison was updated on June 25, 2023. We try to keep the comparison pages updated to the best of our ability. However, we also recommend browsing competitors' release pages for the latest updates. All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Compare Site24x7 with other monitoring platforms

Site24x7 is a cloud-based monitoring solution that tracks the availability and performance of different components that run your IT. It offers out-of-the-box solutions for DevOps, system engineers, and network admins. Compare Site24x7 with other monitoring platforms and learn why Site24x7 is the best choice for an all-in-one monitoring solution.

Hear it from our customers

ManageEngine in a nutshell

9 of every 10 Fortune


companies trust us.



3 million



technology partners.
Used across



Trusted by leading brands across industry verticals

Disney Logo
Bajaj Finserv Logo
Ford Logo
GEP Logo
Beyondtrust Logo
Godaddy Logo
Sap Logo
Upland Logo
Disney Logo
Bajaj Finserv Logo
Ford Logo
GEP Logo
Beyondtrust Logo
Godaddy Logo
Sap Logo
Upland Logo
Cov Logo
Redmap Logo
Shine Logo
NCI Logo
Nano Sonics Logo
Konica Logo
Intigral Logo
Cov Logo
Redmap Logo
Shine Logo
NCI Logo
Nano Sonics Logo
Konica Logo
Intigral Logo

Try Site24x7—a better alternative to Datadog