Monitoring Cisco Small Business RV Series routers with MetricFire

Monitoring Cisco Small Business RV Series routers with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate Cisco Small Business RV Series routers and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating Cisco Small Business RV Series routers 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
    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
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What is Cisco Small Business RV Series routers?

In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, network monitoring and management are crucial to ensure the smooth operation of your organization. Cisco Small Business RV Series routers are renowned for their reliability and performance in providing secure connectivity for small to medium-sized businesses. To enhance the monitoring and management capabilities of these routers, MetricFire offers a powerful integration solution. In this page, we will explore how MetricFire integrates seamlessly with Cisco Small Business RV Series routers to provide comprehensive network monitoring, ensuring your business operates at peak efficiency.


MetricFire is a robust monitoring and alerting platform designed to help businesses monitor their IT infrastructure, including network devices like routers, switches, and firewalls. MetricFire provides real-time insights into the performance and health of your network infrastructure, allowing you to proactively address issues and optimize your network's efficiency.


Integrating MetricFire with Cisco Small Business RV Series routers offers several key benefits:

  • Real-time Visibility: MetricFire provides real-time visibility into the status of your Cisco RV Series routers. This includes monitoring network traffic, bandwidth usage, CPU and memory utilization, and more. With real-time data, you can quickly identify and address potential issues before they impact your business operations.

  • Customizable Dashboards: MetricFire offers customizable dashboards that allow you to create a visual representation of your network's performance. You can choose which metrics are most important to your organization and display them in an easy-to-understand format.

  • Alerting and Notifications: MetricFire's alerting system enables you to set up custom alerts based on predefined thresholds. If any metric exceeds or falls below the specified threshold, MetricFire can notify you via email, SMS, or other communication channels, ensuring that you are always informed about critical network events.

  • Historical Data Analysis: MetricFire stores historical data, allowing you to analyze trends and identify long-term performance patterns. This historical data can be invaluable for capacity planning and optimizing network resources.


MetricFire integrates with Cisco Small Business RV Series routers through SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) and other relevant monitoring protocols. Here's an overview of the integration process:

  • SNMP Integration: SNMP is a widely used protocol for monitoring and managing network devices. MetricFire can use SNMP to collect performance data from Cisco RV Series routers. By configuring SNMP on your routers and adding them to MetricFire, you can start monitoring critical metrics immediately.

  • Data Collection: MetricFire collects data from your routers, including traffic statistics, interface status, CPU and memory utilization, and more. This data is then processed and stored for analysis.

  • Dashboard Configuration: You can create customized dashboards in MetricFire to visualize the collected data. These dashboards can be tailored to your specific needs, allowing you to monitor the aspects of your network that matter most to your organization.

  • Alerting Setup: MetricFire enables you to set up alerting rules based on the collected metrics. You can define thresholds for each metric, and when those thresholds are breached, MetricFire will trigger alerts, notifying you of potential issues.


Integrating with MetricFire with Cisco Small Business RV Series routers enhances your network monitoring capabilities, ensuring that your business operates smoothly and securely. With real-time visibility, customizable dashboards, and proactive alerting, MetricFire empowers you to make informed decisions, optimize your network infrastructure, and provide a seamless experience to your employees and customers. By choosing MetricFire for your network monitoring needs, you can stay ahead of potential issues and focus on growing your business.

How to Integrate Cisco Small Business RV Series routers and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate Cisco Small Business RV Series routers and MetricFire with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate Cisco Small Business RV Series routers and MetricFire, and get Cisco Small Business RV Series routers interacting with your MetricFire dashboards in minutes.

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Jim Davies, Head of DevOps, MoneySuperMarket.com.

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