Monitoring Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches with MetricFire

Monitoring Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches and MetricFire, and see how that benefits your monitoring system.

What is MetricFire?

MetricFire is a full-scale platform that provides infrastructure, system, and application monitoring using a suite of open-source monitoring tools. We enable you to use Hosted Graphite and aesthetic custom dashboards to visualize your metrics so you can understand what is happening.



MetricFire offers users a complete ecosystem of end-to-end infrastructure monitoring, comprised of popular open-source monitoring software services: Graphite and popular dashboards. Plugins for many other open-source projects are preconfigured, such as StatsD, collectd, and Kubernetes. You get all these within a hosted environment as a single product. Not only does MetricFire fit well into the infrastructure monitoring use-case, such as network monitoring and server monitoring, but we also do application monitoring and business intelligence.


Through this hosted environment, MetricFire boosts the unique features of open-source projects to give you more functionality than the original products. Below are some of the MetricFire features at a glance: 

  • Cloud Monitoring

  • Hosted Graphite

  • Dashboards

The key thing to remember is that Hosted Graphite by MetricFire is more than just Graphite. Our Hosted Graphite product actually adds data dimensionality and better data storage.


The benefits of MetricFire are:

  • Simple, low-cost pricing
    A structured pricing model based on unique time series metrics allows you to work within your budget. The predictability and transparent pricing allow you to keep your costs in check and plan for the future. 1 metric is 1 metric.

  • Easy-to-use dashboards
    Easily share your dashboards with clients for free.

  • Responsive alerting
    Alert notification integrations PagerDuty, Slack, email, and webhooks.

  • Freedom of customization
    Custom metrics through your code.

  • Fantastic customer support
    Highly available support is provided by engineers for engineers to get you set up quickly.

  • Enterprise-ready
    Dedicated clusters for users that need their own environment. 

What is Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches?

MetricFire is a comprehensive monitoring and observability platform that offers a wide range of tools and services to help businesses gain deep insights into their infrastructure and applications. One of the key features of MetricFire is its ability to integrate with various networking devices, including Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches.


Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches are powerful network switches designed for small to medium-sized businesses that require advanced features and high performance. These switches offer a variety of capabilities such as advanced security features, enhanced Quality of Service (QoS), and flexible management options. By integrating MetricFire with Cisco 350X switches, businesses can leverage the monitoring capabilities of MetricFire to gain valuable insights into their network performance and ensure optimal operation.


MetricFire provides a seamless integration process with Cisco 350X Series switches, allowing users to easily configure and collect valuable network data for monitoring and analysis. Here are some key benefits of integrating MetricFire with Cisco 350X switches:


  1. Real-time Network Monitoring: MetricFire enables real-time monitoring of network metrics such as bandwidth utilization, packet loss, latency, and interface status. This helps businesses quickly identify network bottlenecks, troubleshoot issues, and ensure optimal network performance.

  3. Customizable Dashboards: MetricFire offers customizable dashboards that allow users to create visualizations and charts to display network metrics in a way that is most relevant to their business. This empowers network administrators to have a comprehensive view of their network health and make informed decisions.

  5. Alerting and Notification: MetricFire provides powerful alerting capabilities that can be configured to notify network administrators when specific network conditions or thresholds are met. This enables proactive monitoring and timely response to network incidents, reducing downtime and improving overall network reliability.

  7. Historical Analysis and Trending: MetricFire stores historical network data, allowing users to analyze trends over time and gain insights into long-term network performance. This helps identify patterns, plan network capacity, and optimize network infrastructure.

  9. Integration with Other Monitoring Tools: MetricFire integrates with a wide range of monitoring tools, such as Grafana, allowing users to leverage their existing monitoring ecosystem and consolidate network data from multiple sources into a single platform.


The integration process between MetricFire and Cisco 350X Series switches involves configuring the switches to export relevant network data to MetricFire's monitoring agents or APIs. The exact configuration steps may vary depending on the specific model and firmware version of the Cisco switches.


Once the integration is set up, MetricFire collects the network data and provides a centralized location for monitoring, analysis, and visualization. Users can access MetricFire's intuitive interface to view network metrics, create custom dashboards, set up alerts, and perform in-depth analysis.


The integration of MetricFire with Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches empowers businesses to gain valuable insights into their network infrastructure. With real-time monitoring, customizable dashboards, alerting capabilities, and historical analysis, MetricFire enhances network visibility and helps optimize network performance. By leveraging the power of MetricFire and Cisco switches, businesses can proactively manage their networks, reduce downtime, and ensure a seamless user experience.

How to Integrate Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches and MetricFire with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches and MetricFire, and get Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches interacting with your MetricFire dashboards in minutes.

The author for this testimonial, Jim Davies, Head of DevOps, MoneySuperMarket.com.
“As MetricFire scales effortlessly, we can push and store more metrics than we really need today but might need tomorrow. This increases our depth of understanding of the systems that we run and heads off any future problems.”
Jim Davies, Head of DevOps, MoneySuperMarket.com.

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“We now have over ten times the amount of metrics we started with, and on different accounts. One of the great things about MetricFire is that scaling to support this increase has been hassle-free, requiring no additional work on our side.”

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“Building and managing an on-premise installation at this scale would require a lot of engineer time, especially in the first year...we use this engineering time to work on initiatives closer to our core business”

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