Monitoring Cisco ISR 4000 with MetricFire

Monitoring Cisco ISR 4000 with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate Cisco ISR 4000 and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating Cisco ISR 4000 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 ISR 4000?

In today's digital landscape, efficient network monitoring and management are crucial for organizations to ensure optimal performance, security, and reliability. Cisco ISR 4000 series routers are widely deployed for their advanced capabilities in connecting and securing networks. To enhance network visibility and monitoring, MetricFire offers seamless integration with Cisco ISR 4000, empowering organizations to gain valuable insights into network performance and make data-driven decisions. In this article, we will explore how MetricFire integrates with Cisco ISR 4000, highlighting the benefits and features of this powerful combination.


MetricFire provides a comprehensive monitoring and analytics platform that collects, processes, and analyzes data from various sources, including Cisco ISR 4000 routers. The integration between MetricFire and Cisco ISR 4000 simplifies the data collection process allowing network administrators to effortlessly gather critical metrics and logs from their routers. By aggregating this data in one centralized location, MetricFire enables real-time and historical analysis, providing valuable insights into network health, performance, and potential issues.


MetricFire's integration with Cisco ISR 4000 allows users to set up real-time monitoring and receive proactive alerts based on predefined thresholds or anomalous behavior. Through MetricFire's intuitive dashboard, administrators can track essential metrics such as bandwidth utilization, CPU usage, memory utilization, interface errors, and more. With customizable alerting mechanisms, including email, SMS, and chat integrations, network administrators can be instantly notified when specific conditions or performance thresholds are breached, enabling prompt remediation and reducing downtime.


MetricFire enhances the visualization and reporting capabilities of Cisco ISR 4000 by offering a wide range of pre-built and customizable dashboards, charts, and graphs. These visualizations allow administrators to monitor key performance indicators (KPIs), track trends, and identify patterns in network data. By presenting data clearly and intuitively, MetricFire empowers network administrators to make informed decisions about network optimization, capacity planning, and troubleshooting.


MetricFire goes beyond monitoring by providing advanced analytics and anomaly detection features. By leveraging machine learning algorithms, MetricFire can identify and alert administrators to unusual patterns or deviations from normal network behavior. This capability helps detect potential security threats, network bottlenecks, or performance issues before they escalate, enabling proactive resolution and enhancing network reliability.


MetricFire's integration with Cisco ISR 4000 offers scalability and flexibility to meet the evolving needs of organizations. Whether you have a single router or a distributed network of ISR 4000 routers, MetricFire can seamlessly handle the monitoring requirements. The platform can effortlessly scale to accommodate growing networks, ensuring you can effectively monitor and manage your infrastructure as it expands.


The integration between MetricFire and Cisco ISR 4000 provides a powerful solution for network monitoring and management. By leveraging MetricFire's robust monitoring and analytics platform, organizations can gain valuable insights into their network's performance, identify potential issues, and take proactive measures to optimize their infrastructure. The combination of Cisco ISR 4000 routers and MetricFire's integration offers enhanced visibility, streamlined data collection, real-time monitoring, advanced analytics, and scalability, ultimately leading to improved network performance, security, and reliability.

How to Integrate Cisco ISR 4000 and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate Cisco ISR 4000 and MetricFire with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate Cisco ISR 4000 and MetricFire, and get Cisco ISR 4000 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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