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A Dynatrace alternative that’s easy, affordable and fast to deploy

Middleware is a great alternative to Dynatrace, offering extensive monitoring beyond data aggregation and troubleshooting. It monitors native, private/public clouds, apps, and websites.


5 Reasons why do Engineers Choose
Middleware over Dynatrace?

AI-based advisor provides useful insights

1. AI-based advisor provides useful insights and recommendations

    • AI-driven recommendations for logs/errors with the root cause and solution details.
    • Customized alerts based on log data for proactive monitoring of critical issues.
Ensure performance with powerful alerts

2. Cost-effective, no hidden charges and best value

  • Default retention, queries, alerts, AIOps, dashboards, and free storage in every plan.
  • Maximize investment with 5x value, 60% lower cost than Dynatrace. No hidden fees, overage penalties, or complications.
Ensure performance with powerful alerts

3. Easy setup with single script installation

  • Get 100% logs, traces, and events easily with a single script installation.
  • Simplify collaboration with DevOps and Engineers using a single source of truth for deployment and configuration.
Powerful monitoring tools in a single place

4. Powerful monitoring tools in a single place

  • Unified access: logs, infrastructure, serverless, Kubernetes, DB, and synthetic monitoring.
  • Comprehensive app and user insights across clouds: code, traces, metrics, logs, metadata.
Ensure performance with powerful alerts

5. Unified view

  • Get all metrics, logs, traces, and events in a unified timeline to easily correlate data for faster troubleshooting.
  • Correlation reveals system behavior, identifies root causes, and improves problem resolution.


Supports effective server and resource management. Paired with service mesh, the load balancer handles traffic across networks.

Unique value propositionMiddlewareDynatrace
Actual unified view (with correlations)
Installation processSingle stepLengthy step
Cost-effective pricing (no extras cost at peak and downtime)5x lessCostly
AI-based recommendation
Data retention180 daysAdditional $0.20/GiB
each month.*
All features(APM, infra monitoring, RUM, etc) access in every plan
Data storage on your servers / on-premise
Unlimited free containers per host
Custom development and custom log monitoring
Technical support
Ability to customized alert to make it less noisy and pre-configured auto alerts
Free Synthetic checks upto 20K
Per host price for infrastructure and APM Monitoring

Our customers tell the best stories


We migrated from Datadog to Middleware because we absolutely love their unified view. It's such a simple but incredibly useful tool. This among other features made it a no brainer for us to migrate. We monitor our logs, metrics, and traces at a very affordable cost.

Cliff, President and Founder at Puresend


We use Middleware.io for monitoring our cloud infrastructure. It is extremely easy to integrate and provides a comprehensive view of your cloud environment with a very affordable price.

Artem Harutyunyan, Co-Founder at Bardeen.ai

How to get started with Middleware?

Create a monitor with any network type and start synthetic monitoring.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Middleware offers log monitoring, infrastructure monitoring, and APM services; all features are free for a lifetime. You can use Middleware for free forever with all features for monitoring up to 2 machines.

Dynatrace charges based on hour with limited data processing limits, and data processed beyond the threshold is chargeable. Middleware charges based on number of machines and number of events (in log monitoring only), which makes us a better Dynatrace alternative in terms of pricing.

Yes. We have multiple products, and you can choose any or all of them. You will only be charged for the products to which you have subscribed.

We offer a solution where you can save your log in your data storage, which keeps your cost low when you have a high log volume. To know more about it, please book a demo with our Product export.