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Monitoring Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches with MetricFire

Gain Visibility into your Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches Environment

To integrate Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches with MetricFire, please sign up for a free 14 day trial. We want to fully understand your requirements and monitoring goals, so we can advise you on how to obtain better visibility into your infrastructure. Please book a demo with us so we can show you how quick and easy it is to get meaningful data into your MetricFire account, and use that data to build custom dashboards and alerts.



MetricFire is a comprehensive monitoring and observability platform that enables organizations to gain deep insights into the performance and health of their infrastructure, applications, and services. One of the key strengths of MetricFire is its ability to seamlessly integrate with various systems and devices, including the Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches.

 

The Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches are designed to operate in harsh and demanding environments, providing reliable and secure connectivity for industrial networks. These rugged switches offer advanced features such as industrial-grade design, high resiliency, and easy deployment, making them a popular choice for industrial applications.

 

MetricFire offers an agent-based approach to monitor network devices such as switches, routers, and firewalls. By installing the MetricFire agent on the Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches, organizations can gather important performance metrics and logs to gain visibility into the switch's operation and ensure its optimal functionality.

 

You can easily get insights from your Cisco devices with the Telegraf plugin by downloading a custom telegraf config in your Hosted Graphite account if you navigate to Agents => Telegraf. Then install telegraf using the steps outlined in our docs, and replace the default config with the custom config at the path that telegraf is installed at.

 

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Here are some key features and benefits of integrating MetricFire with Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches:

 

  1. Real-time monitoring: MetricFire collects and analyzes real-time data from the switch, providing organizations with accurate and up-to-date insights into its performance. This allows IT teams to proactively identify and address potential issues before they escalate and impact the network.

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  3. Customizable dashboards: MetricFire provides customizable dashboards and visualizations, allowing users to create personalized views of the switch's performance metrics. These dashboards can include graphs, charts, and tables that provide at-a-glance visibility into key indicators such as bandwidth utilization, packet loss, and port status.

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  5. Alerting and notifications: MetricFire enables users to set up alerts based on predefined thresholds or custom-defined conditions. When a specific metric exceeds or falls below the defined threshold, MetricFire can send notifications via email, SMS, or integrations with other collaboration tools like Slack or PagerDuty. This ensures that IT teams can quickly respond to any critical issues that arise with the Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches.

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  7. Historical data analysis: MetricFire stores historical data, allowing organizations to analyze trends and patterns over time. This helps in capacity planning, performance optimization, and identifying any recurring issues or bottlenecks in the network.

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  9. Log management and analysis: In addition to metrics, MetricFire also supports log management and analysis. It can collect and process log data from the Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches, enabling IT teams to correlate logs with performance metrics and gain deeper insights into network behavior and troubleshooting.

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  11. Integration with other systems: MetricFire seamlessly integrates with a wide range of other monitoring and observability tools and platforms. This allows organizations to consolidate their monitoring efforts and centralize their data for a holistic view of their entire infrastructure.

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By integrating MetricFire with Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches, organizations can gain enhanced visibility, control, and actionable insights into their industrial network infrastructure. With real-time monitoring, customizable dashboards, alerting capabilities, historical data analysis, and log management, MetricFire empowers IT teams to ensure the reliable and efficient operation of their network switches, ultimately improving overall network performance and uptime.

What is MetricFire?

MetricFire is a full-scale platform that provides infrastructure, system, and application monitoring using a suite of open-source tools. We will aggregate and store your data as time series metrics, which can be used to build custom dashboards and alerts. MetricFire takes away the burden of self-hosting your own monitoring solution, allowing you more time and freedom to work on your most important tasks.

 

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MetricFire offers a complete ecosystem of end-to-end infrastructure monitoring, comprised of open-source Graphite and Grafana. MetricFire handles the aggregation, storage, and backups of your data, and offers alerting, team features, and API's for easy management of your monitoring environment. You can send server metrics using one of our agents, custom metrics from within your application code, and integration metrics from a variety of popular 3rd party services that we integrate with like Heroku, AWS, Azure, GCP, and many more!

         

Our Hosted Graphite product has improved upon standard Graphite to add data dimensionality, optimized storage, and offers additional tools and features that provide customers with a robust and well-rounded monitoring solution.

       

Benefits of Using MetricFire:

  • Simple, low-cost pricing
    A structured pricing model based on total unique time series metrics allows you to work within your budget. The predictability and transparent pricing allows you to keep your costs in check and plan for the future. 1 metric is 1 metric regardless of the source, or requests sent to and from the metric namespace.
  • Easy-to-use dashboards
    Our Hosted Dashboards provide endless options for customizing your visualizations, and allow you to share dashboards with clients.
  • Responsive alerting
    Receive alert notifications quickly through Email, PagerDuty, Slack, Microsoft Teams, OpsGenie, and custom webhooks.
  • Freedom of customization
    Send custom application metrics through your code. Our Language Guide can help you update your codebase to send event metrics via socket connections.
  • Fantastic customer support
    Fast and friendly support is provided by engineers, for engineers, to get you set up quickly. Start a conversation with us through the chat bubble below!
  • Enterprise-ready
    Dedicated clusters for users that need their own environment with custom parameters. Please reach out to us for more information.
      
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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Save valuable engineering time and stick within your budget. We're known for our predictable and transparent pricing so it's easy to keeps costs under control.

“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”

Jim Davies, Head of DevOps, MoneySuperMarket.com

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Transparency is at the root of how we operate: from pricing to postmortems we're open about how we do things. We even publish our internal system metrics to our public status page.

“There’s complete transparency with everything MetricFire do which means we can accurately predict what we’ll be spending and comfortably keep within our budget.”

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