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Learn why network admins prefer Site24x7 as an alternative to Observium

Site24x7 offers more breadth and depth of monitoring than Observium does, as demonstrated by the comparison given on this page. Instead of having to piece together multiple solutions for your different monitoring needs, you can rely solely on Site24x7, which provides comprehensive monitoring capabilities with which you can monitor networks, servers, websites, applications, and the cloud—all from one place.

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Why Site24x7 is a better alternative to Observium

  • Strong core features

    Cut down on silos and monitor your entire IT environment from end to end with Site24x7's full-stack capabilities. Site24x7 offers a peerless scope of coverage developed over 15 years of continuous research and development.

  • Easy deployment

    Start monitoring in a minute and scale your operations with minimal overhead costs. Our robust monitoring solution provides complete visibility as you traverse through your network devices from a comprehensive dashboard.

  • An AIOps platform

    Stay agile, even in complex environments, with anomaly detection, instant alerts, forecasts, and intelligent reports. Accelerate incident remediation across your enterprise without manual intervention to reduce downtime and minimize human error.

Site24x7 vs. Observium

Services Offered Site24x7 Observium
Legacy, Modern, and Hybrid Infrastrcuture Monitoring
System Monitoring
Windows, Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat, Mandriva, Fedora, SUSE, Rocky Linux, Oracle Linux, AlmaLinux, Amazon Linux, IBM AIX, Oracle Solaris, Gentoo, CoreOS, Raspberry Pi, ARM Processor, and RancherOS), FreeBSD, and OSX

Windows, Linux(includes Raspberry Pi), FreeBSD
Out-of-the-box Monitoring
60+ metrics monitored
Basic Application Monitoring
Detailed performance monitoring
Microsoft Applications Monitoring
Cron Monitoring
Hadoop Monitoring
SMART Disk Monitoring
StatsD Metrics Monitoring
Integration (Plugins)
100+ plugins
Custom Plugins
Vitualization Monitoring
VMware Monitoring
Nutanix Monitoring
Hyper-V Monitoring
Citrix Xen Sever Monitoring
Container Monitoring
Docker Monitoring
Kubernetes Monitoring
Multi-Cloud Monitoring
AWS monitoring
Azure Monitoring
GCP Monitoring
Guidance Reports for Cloud Platforms
Network Monitoring
Network Discovery via SNMP and ICMP
Can only add devices by checking if the neighboring device uses SNMP
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
Only topology maps
Infrastructure Details
Network Traffic Monitoring (NetFlow)
Bandwidth Monitoring
Network Configuration Management (NCM)
Interfaces Monitoring for Traffic and Errors Discards
Cisco Meraki Monitoring
Only using SNMP
VPN Monitoring
Third-Party Integration for Workflow
VoIP Monitoring
Log management
Centralized Log Collection
Out-of-the-box support for common applications - MySQL, Kafka, Apache, Tomcat, NGINX, and Logstash
Support for Cloud Logs like AWS and Azure
Event Logs and SysLogs Monitoring
Only syslog rule-based alerts
Query-based Searching
Saved Searches
Query based Log Alerts
Pre-defined Dashboards
Cluster Messages based on Pattern Similarity
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 Transaction Monitoring
REST API Monitoring
Monitoring from Global Locations
Security Monitoring
Real user monitoring
Real-Time Global Application Performance
Monitor and Manage Javascript Errors
Real-Time Website Performance Stats by ISPs, Devices, And Browsers
Monitor AJAX Requests
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
Terraform support
Voice Call, SMS, Email, and Mobile App
Only email
Alarm Management
Third-party integrations
ConnectWise Manage, Amazon EventBridge, Zoho Analytics, Freshservice, Zoho Desk, Zoho Cliq, ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus, ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus On-Premises, ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus MSP, Opsgenie, Moogsoft, Zendesk, Zapier, ServiceNow, Jira
ManageEngine AlarmsOne, Discord, Webhook, Telegram, VictorOps, Slack, PagerDuty, Microsoft Teams
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
AI-powered monitoring
Anomaly Detection
Support options
Knowledge Base
Video Tutorials
Community page
Licensing Model Based on the number of interfaces monitored Based on the number of installations
Free Trial
30 days
Free Training
No Credit Card Required

This comparison was updated on July 18, 2023. We try to keep the comparison pages updated to the best of our ability. However, we recommend browsing competitors' release pages for the latest updates. All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Hear it from our customers

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

I wanted a new feature in Site24x7 APM Insight and guess what? Its done. I was not used to working with companies that actually deliver what they say they would, but Site24x7 is different! A big thanks for putting customers first.

Kieren Dowding

CTO, Your Phones Covered

We use Site24x7 to alert us to slow servers as well as outages of the server. We are aware of server issues before the client is aware of it – which is invaluable to building a strong client relationship. I have not seen anything else that gives us the breadth of monitoring points that we need. Site24x7 gives us great insight.

Rick Pearson

Director at The Ripe Group

Site24x7 gives us deep visibility into critical performance parameters of our resources and helps us stay on top of issues. The all-in-one dashboard gives us one console visibility without the need of shifting to multiple monitoring devices to get complete insights. Ease of use and affordable pricing are factors that impressed me about Site24x7.

Oleksii Holovko

CISO, Revenue Grid

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.

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