Monitoring Cisco Industrial Ethernet 3000 Series Switches with MetricFire

Monitoring Cisco Industrial Ethernet 3000 Series Switches with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate Cisco Industrial Ethernet 3000 Series Switches and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating Cisco Industrial Ethernet 3000 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
    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 Industrial Ethernet 3000 Series Switches?

In today's digitally driven world, efficient network monitoring and management are paramount for organizations across various industries. Cisco, a global leader in networking solutions, offers the Industrial Ethernet 3000 Series Switches designed specifically for industrial environments. To further enhance network visibility and monitoring capabilities, MetricFire provides a powerful monitoring and analytics platform that seamlessly integrates with Cisco Industrial Ethernet 3000 Series Switches. 


MetricFire's integration with Cisco Industrial Ethernet 3000 Series Switches brings robust monitoring capabilities to industrial networks. It enables administrators to gain real-time visibility into network traffic, device performance, and overall network health. By collecting and analyzing data from these switches, MetricFire equips network administrators with valuable insights into network behavior, enabling proactive troubleshooting and optimization.


MetricFire provides a comprehensive suite of monitoring tools that seamlessly integrate with Cisco Industrial Ethernet 3000 Series Switches. These tools include network traffic monitoring, bandwidth utilization analysis, device performance monitoring, and network health metrics. By leveraging these capabilities, organizations can ensure reliable network performance, identify and address bottlenecks, and make informed decisions to improve network efficiency.


MetricFire enables users to create customized dashboards and alerts tailored to their specific monitoring needs. Administrators can configure real-time visualizations, charts, and graphs to display critical network metrics such as bandwidth utilization, packet loss, error rates, and port statistics. With intuitive visualization tools, network administrators can quickly identify anomalies, monitor trends, and gain actionable insights to optimize their network infrastructure.


The integration between MetricFire and Cisco Industrial Ethernet 3000 Series Switches allows for proactive issue detection and instant alerts. MetricFire's advanced alerting system can be configured to notify administrators via email, SMS, or other communication channels whenever predefined network thresholds are exceeded. This timely alerting mechanism enables administrators to address potential issues promptly, minimizing downtime and maximizing network uptime.


MetricFire's integration with Cisco Industrial Ethernet 3000 Series Switches provides historical data retention and analysis capabilities. By storing and analyzing historical data, administrators can identify long-term trends, track network performance over time, and make informed decisions based on historical patterns. This historical perspective is invaluable for capacity planning, network optimization, and identifying potential security breaches.


The integration between MetricFire and Cisco Industrial Ethernet 3000 Series Switches offers organizations a powerful solution for network monitoring and management. By leveraging MetricFire's comprehensive monitoring tools, customizable dashboards, proactive issue detection, and historical data analysis, network administrators can optimize their network performance, ensure reliable operations, and swiftly address potential issues. 

How to Integrate Cisco Industrial Ethernet 3000 Series Switches and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate Cisco Industrial Ethernet 3000 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 Industrial Ethernet 3000 Series Switches and MetricFire, and get Cisco Industrial Ethernet 3000 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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