Monitoring Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches with MetricFire

Monitoring Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series 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
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  • Freedom of customization
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  • Fantastic customer support
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  • Enterprise-ready
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What is Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches?

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.


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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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.


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.

How to Integrate Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series 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 Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series Switches and MetricFire, and get Cisco Catalyst IE3200 Rugged Series 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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