10 Best Uptrends Alternatives in 2022

Better Stack Team
Updated on July 2, 2022

Uptrends Dash Uptrends offers HTTP(s), web services, security certificates, DNS, and server monitoring and alerting. It also covers Performance monitoring and Web Application Monitoring. UpTrends allows you to monitor your Website’s Uptime as often as every 60 seconds. You can also use UpTrends for Real User Monitoring, Infrastructure Monitoring, or a Cloud Cost Management solution. Uptrends also offers OP5, an open-source application built on top of Naemon, allowing you to monitor on-premise architecture.

All of the data is visualized in interactive charts, where you can zoom in on specific details or filter by date and time to get a closer look at your data and potentially discover patterns in your performance from a time-related perspective.

Uptrends offers a plethora of free tools, including uptime check, website speed test, traceroute, DNS report, or CDN performance check

Pros:

  • On-premise architecture monitor
  • Combination of RUM, Infrastructure monitoring, and Cloud Cost Management

Cons:

  • UI and Dashboads
  • Free plan is not available

The Best Uptrends Alternatives in 2022:

We’ve introduced Uptrends and explained why it’s time to look for alternatives. Now, let’s look at the Best Uptrends Alternatives in 2022.

1. Better Uptime

Better Uptime dash Better Uptime offers a more suitable alternative to Uptrends on multiple levels. Firstly, Better Uptime offers a free subscription package with a 3-minute checking interval, to get Uptrends, you have to opt for one of their paid plans. Also, Better Uptime beats Uptrends’ monitoring frequency even in the higher tiers, with its 30 seconds checking period.

Better Uptime offers a reimagined approach to uptime monitoring. Thanks to a combination of best practices in uptime monitoring, incident response and management, and downtime communication via status pages.

It offers HTTP(s) keyword checks, multi-step verification, heartbeat, SSL, Ping, and Port monitoring, and many more features. Better Uptime checks on your website every 30 seconds and from multiple locations, so no more false alarms or location-related issues going unnoticed. It supports plenty of integrations, including Datadog, New Relic, Grafana, Prometheus, Splunk On-Call, Zabbix, AWS Cloudwatch, GCP, and Azure.

Each error is documented with a screenshot and a second-by-second timeline.You can use its reporting and analytics capabilities to overview historical uptime, verify SLA, and better understand incidents in context using incident cause synthesis. In case of any accidents, your system will not be overwhelmed thanks to smart incident merging, and on-call calendar & scheduling will ensure an immediate response. Alerts are handled by Slack, MS Teams, Phone calls, SMS, Push notifications, Zapier, and Webhooks.

You can get Better Uptime for free. To unlock more advanced Infrastructure Monitoring and Incident Management features, you can subscribe to its premium plans starting at $24/month.

Main Benefits of Better Uptime:

  • 30 seconds monitoring frequency
  • Complex Synthetic Monitoring, Incident Management, and Public Status Pages platform
  • Competitive Pricing

2. Freshping

Freshping dash

Freshping offers Monitoring features including HTTP/HTTPs URLs, Web Sockets, Ping, TCP, and UDP ports and DNS servers. You can monitor your website’s uptime and response times from over 10 locations over the globe as often as every 60 seconds.

Freshping is a part of the Freshworks ecosystem, offering Tools such as Freshdesk for instant ticket creating or Freshservice for incident management and communication.

For Alerting, you can integrate Freshping with Slack, Twilio for SMS alerts or Zappier. Freshping also offers a possibility to create Freshping branded Status Pages (which are not really customizable) and Real-time Status Badges.

You can get Freshping for free and get access to 50 checks at a 1-minute checking interval. Their premium subscriptions start at around $16/month.

Main Benefits of Freshping:

  • Freshworks ecosystem
  • Free subscription available

3. Sematext

Sematext

Sematext offers a full spectrum of monitoring solutions, and synthetics belongs among them. Using Sematext Synthetics, you can monitor your Uptime and API from multiple locations, from private networks, and behind firewalls. You can track network timings across all layers, including DNS, TCP, SSL, and HTTP. Using customized requests, you can monitor your APIs, and in case of any error, get notified on your favorite platform, including Slack, Email, Webhooks, and more.

Synthetics also lets you keep an eye on your website’s performance. You can get metrics concerning page load performance, core web vitals, third-party software performance and check its reliability by verifying SLAs. All of the tests take place in real Google Chrome Browser.

Sematext Synthetics operates in two modes. Firstly, the Pay-As-You-Go model with $2 per HTTP monitor and $7 per Browser monitor with a minimum of $5 subscription. Or you can decide to go for a classic bundle, starting at $5 a month with Starter.

Main Benefits of Sematext:

  • SSL monitoring
  • Full-stack monitoring and observability platform

4. Uptime

Uptime dash Uptime offers solutions for monitoring, alerting, reporting, and status pages. In uptime monitoring, you receive data from bulk management, SSL monitoring, Content Matching, API calls, Virus & malware scanning, Synthetics, and Ping. The checking interval is 60 seconds.

On top of that, Uptime also offers a solution for Real User Monitoring and Reporting. All of the data collected is visualized in custom dashboards. You can assign a custom dashboard based on their role in the team. Automated reporting allows you to send uptime monitoring data via automated links or API on a frequency you decide.

Alerts are handled by multiple platforms, including SMS, phone calls, and third-party integrations. Thanks to Uptime’s status pages, you can properly communicate your downtime. Status pages can be either public or private and are fully customizable.

Uptime offers reliable monitoring and reasonable pricing. Starting with the Basic subscription at $16 with 10 total checks, 1 transaction check limit, 1 RUM limit, 2 API checks, and Custom checks, all monitored from the US. If you are looking for more, you can always take a look at their Superior, Business, or Enterprise subscriptions.

Main benefits of Uptime:

  • Real User Monitoring
  • A lot of integrations are available
  • Status pages

5. Uptimia

Uptimia Dash

Uptimia allows you to monitor the uptime of HTTP(s), DNS, UDP, TCP, email, and more as often as every 30 seconds from more than 171 checkpoints. You can also monitor multiple-step transactions such as login and checkout forms. Uptimia monitors your website's speed and alerts you if the loading time passes a certain threshold. Uptimia also offers a Real User Monitoring option, gathering data from visitors, monitoring traffic, website performance, and JavaScript-related errors.

You can assign team members to specific tasks or alerts. Alerting is handled by multiple integrations. You can also prepare scheduled reports that arrive in stakeholders' inboxes or users on a specified frequency.

Uptimia offers a 30-day free trial. After it, you can continue on a free plan or subscribe to one of their premium packages, starting at $9/month. Starter and Standard subscription packages offer a 1-minute monitoring frequency. To get down to 30 seconds, you have to go for their Advanced or Enterprise bundles.

Main Benefits of Uptimia:

  • Real User Monitoring
  • Branded Reports
  • 30 seconds monitoring frequency in higher tiers

6. Site24x7

Site24x7 Dash

Site24x7 is a tool offering website monitoring as a part of the full-stack monitoring solution. Website monitor checks your website from 110 locations worldwide tests its speed, integrity, SSL/TLS certificates, domain, and more. You can also monitor your APIs and web applications. By analyzing historical data, you can easily identify performance trends occurring over time.

Site24x7 allows you to monitor up to 500 websites at once, alongside your cloud and server architecture, applications, and network. Ping and port monitoring or mobile networks testing for better optimization for weaker connections. Site24x7 supports Ruby, Java, PHP, .Net, Node.js, and mobile platforms. It can also monitor Windows, Linux, Docker, VMware, FreeBSD, GCP, and Azure. You can record critical business transactions with their browser extension and check them from multiple locations by simulating traffic. You can either record typical user paths or import Selenium IDE test scripts and use them at regular intervals on a real browser like Chrome or Firefox.

Site24x7 does not offer a free subscription. You can try it out in a 30-day free trial. Their subscription packages are tier-based, each offering more and more monitors and features.

Main Benefits of Site24x7:

  • AI-powered anomaly detection
  • SLA reports

7. Dynatrace

Dynatrace Dash

Dynatrace offers a full-observability, AI-powered platform. Its synthetic monitoring covers single-URL browser monitors, browser click paths, and HTTP monitors. Their web-based recorder allows you to record and then evaluate business-critical transactions. Their benchmarking allows you to better understand your site’s performance under stress and in specific conditions. Data output from these benchmarks can be used to optimize performance, compare your performance with the competition, or just understand where you stand performance-wise.

Dynatrace’s synthetic monitoring allows you to manage CDN and third-party performance, ensuring that you can keep your word to your users and that your partners will keep theirs. With proactive problem analysis, you can automate testing and dependencies analysis in seconds. You can rank problems by their importance and impact on your business. Finally, you can integrate Dynatrace with multiple communication platforms such as Slack, On-Call, Opsgenie, Pagerduty, ServiceNow, and more.

Dynatrace offers either a Full-stack monitoring bundle for $69 a month per 8GB per Host or a bunch of individual subscriptions, each with a specific focus. Synthetic monitoring can be found in the Digital experience monitoring for $11.

Main benefits of Dynatrace:

  • One-click integration with web analytics like Google
  • Session replaying
  • Other AI-boosted solutions within one platform

8. Upzilla

Upzilla dash

Upzilla offers solutions for Website, Server, and Content Monitoring. Their Uptime Monitor offers Uptime, Ping, Website Performance, Page Speed, Transactions, API, BlackList, and other uptime-related monitors.

You can use different protocols and modes, depending on the monitor type. Upzilla also offers advanced statistics reports with advanced functions such as permission-based access. Alerting is handled by multiple integrations, including email, SMS, Telegram, Slack, Messenger, Webhooks, or Pushbullet.

Their Pricing Model lets you build your own pricing. Individual solutions can be switched On/Off individually, and each subscription plan has a sub-section. A combination of all this will give you the final monthly fee.

Main Benefits of Upzilla:

  • Simple and minimalistic UI
  • Flexible pricing

9. Pingdom

Pingdom dash Pingdom offers Synthetic and Real User Monitoring Solutions as two stand-alone bundles. Using Synthetic Monitoring, you can monitor Uptime, Page Speed, Transaction, and APs. On top of that, you can create custom Pingdom status pages that offer a certain level of customizability.

Pingdom monitors your website from over 100 locations around the globe, and in case of any outages, you will get notified via SMS or email. Each potential error is double-checked to prevent any false alarms.

Pingdom lets you easily identify and fix issues related to loading times. Granular web page load test allows you to monitor the performance of every single element. You can also overview historical data and evaluate the performance of your page over time, which can help you to spot performance trends and issues. Broken multi-step transactions like login, search, or checkout are monitored using probe servers as often as every 5 minutes every day.

Pingdom's pricing depends on the number of uptime, "advanced" monitors, and SMS alerts. RUM monitoring's pricing depends on the number of page views. A free subscription is not available. However, you can try Pingdom for free in a trial.

Main Benefits of Pingdom:

  • Sharable reports
  • Server uptime monitoring and Website uptime history
  • SolarWinds backing

10. UptimeRobot

UptimeRobot Web UptimeRobot offers an uptime monitoring solution combining website, SSL, Ping and Port, Cron job, and Keyword Monitoring in one place.

Advanced features include Incident Updates sent by email to Status page subscribers, Semi-Customizable Status Pages, Response times monitor, Maintenance Windows, and Custom HTTP requests.

UptimeRobot allows you to monitor your endpoints from multiple locations as often as every 60 seconds in premium plans and 5 minutes in the free subscription.

UptimeRobot is available for free. However, without SMS or Voice call alerts. Their PRO plan offers a complex service starting at $8 for 50 monitors; you get 20 SMS or call alerts, SSL certification errors, and background job monitoring. Enterprise plan is available via a custom quote.

Main Benefits of UptimeRobot:

  • Keyword monitoring
  • Maintenance windows
  • Advanced notification settings

Conclusion

In this article, we analyzed Uptrends, its strengths, and weaknesses, and we figured that it’s about time to look around the market for alternatives. Then we proposed a list of the Best Uptrends alternatives in 2022.

Check Uptime, Ping, Ports, SSL and more.
Get Slack, SMS and phone incident alerts.
Easy on-call duty scheduling.
Create free status page on your domain.
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