Comparison between Site24x7 VMware Monitoring and VM monitoring using Site24x7 server agent

Comparison between Site24x7 VMware Monitoring and VM monitoring using Site24x7 server agent

Site24x7 VMware Monitoring capabilities
Site24x7 VMware monitoring is agentless. An On-Premise Poller acts as a probe to collect data and sends it to Site24x7. With Site24x7 VMware Monitoring, you will be able to:
  1. Monitor vCenter
  2. Monitor VMware ESX/ESXi hosts
  3. Monitor VMware virtual machines (with vMotion handled automatically)
  4. Monitor VMware datastores and snapshots
  5. Monitor VMware resource pools and child resource pools
  6. Set thresholds for all key metrics and be alerted of their breach
  7. Auto-resolve performance and availability issues with IT Automation
VM monitoring using Site24x7 server agent
Site24x7 Server Monitoring is purely agent-based and gives metrics at the guest OS level. With Site24x7 Server Monitoring, you will be able to monitor the following:
  1. Monitor servers of different operating systems
  2. Monitor processes and services
  3. Integrate plugins
  4. Set thresholds for all key metrics and be alerted of their breach
  5. Auto-resolve performance and availability issues with IT Automation
Comparison
You can obtain a holistic view of your VMware infrastructure with detailed stats on different monitoring metrics using VMware monitoring. 
Features
VMware Monitoring
VM monitoring using Site24x7 Server Monitoring*
VMware infrastructure
vCenter
VMware ESX/ESXi hosts
Virtual machines (with vMotion handled automatically)
Datastores and snapshots
Resource pools and child resource pools
-
Basic metrics- CPU, memory, disk, network
Captures all performance metrics of VMware components as in vSphere
Fetches metrics from the guest OS installed in the VM
Processes and services
No
Yes
Auto-handling of vMotion
Yes
No
Guest Disk Partition
Yes
Yes
Plugins integration
No
Yes
Threshold configuration
Yes
Yes
AI-powered Anomaly Detection
Yes
Yes
IT automation
Yes
Yes
Alerts
Yes
Yes
*Lists only the metrics related to VM monitoring using the Site24x7 server agent.

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