Alternative to dotcom-monitor

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dotcom-monitor provides basic website and cloud based server monitoring. It does not support higher level features such as application performance, real user, cloud and VM monitoring. With Site24x7, you can monitor all these features in addition to everything that dotcom-monitor has to offer.

A complete IT infrastructure monitoring solution - The key value proposition of Site24x7: a simple-to-use solution that gives you a complete view on the performance and availability of your entire IT infrastructure. In a single portal, you get to monitor the availability and performance of your website, server, network, VMs, applications and much more. With Site24x7, you can monitor all facets of your IT infrastructure and give the key performance boost required for your digital business.

Superior reporting - With Site24x7, you can gather performance data of resources monitored and generate numerous reports, which can be viewed along a custom-defined hourly, weekly, monthly, or yearly basis. Obtain exhaustive reports, which will assist you to identify the trends over a stipulated period of time. You also have the option of exporting these reports in CSV, PDF, and email formats for your internal purposes.

Unbeatable package - If you are not convinced already, the pricing is sure to win you over. Site24x7's Standard plan costs just $9 to monitor 10 websites (1-min check frequency) as compared to $70 per month that dotcom-monitor charges. You also get the option of adding flexible add-ons to monitor any additional websites/servers.

Detailed Comparison:

Services Offered Site24x7 dotcom-monitor
Website Availability and Performance
Basic website checks
Webpage response time
Zero false alerts
We send you a screenshot to prove the website is down

You know better than us
Content checks
Multi step transactional tests using Selenium Recorder
Internet Services
Basic connectivity checks via Ping and TCP port checks
Checks on both IPv4 and IPv6 network services
Network service response time measure and alerting
Ability to monitor services on both public and private networks
Packet loss detection and trace route diagnostics
POP/IMAP/SMTP basic connectivity
Login sessions
Outlook Web Access
Round-trip delivery time measurement
DNS Server Monitoring
FTP and SSH session checks
Database Monitoring (connectivity and sessions)
Support for all SSL encrypted versions of service checks
Web Application Monitoring using Real Browser for apps from a global perspective - outside your own datacenter
(Across 90+ Cities Globally)

(Across 26 Cities Globally)
Web Application behind the firewall (from inside your own data center)
With Site24x7 On-Premise Poller feature
Real User Monitoring
Ruby On Rails
Native Mobile Apps (Mobile APM) - iOS and Android
Network Monitoring
Network Uptime Monitoring using SNMP
Network Performance Monitoring using SNMP
Network Traffic Monitoring (NetFlow Monitoring)
VoIP Monitoring
Server Monitoring
macOS X Monitoring
VMware Monitoring
Nutanix Monitoring
Multi-cloud Monitoring
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Microsoft Azure
Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
Other Features
IT Automation
Support for monitor grouping
Multi-User login
On-Call scheduling
API Integration that allows you to integrate with your own portal
Unrestricted number of Public Status pages
Available only in the higher valued packs
Voice call, SMS, emails and mobile apps
Alarm management
Integration with PagerDuty/Zapier
Email, chat and phone support
Available from Business pack

Available only in the highest value pack
Sample Pricing
10 Websites (1-min poll frequency) $9/month $70/month
25 Servers $44/month $60/month
Buy Add-ons Yes - Customize based on your needs Yes

This comparison was updated on February 03, 2017. 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.

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 software operations at Informz

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.