Monitoring Datto 24-Port PoE Switch with MetricFire

Monitoring Datto 24-Port PoE Switch with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate Datto 24-Port PoE Switch and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating Datto 24-Port PoE Switch 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
    Dedicated clusters for users that need their own environment. 

What is Datto 24-Port PoE Switch?

MetricFire and Datto have joined forces to provide a powerful and comprehensive solution for network monitoring and management. Datto's 24-Port Power over Ethernet (PoE) switch offers advanced networking capabilities, while MetricFire delivers robust monitoring, alerting, and analytics tools. This integration creates a seamless experience for IT teams, allowing them to proactively monitor and optimize their network infrastructure.


MetricFire is a leading cloud-based observability platform that empowers IT teams to gain real-time insights into their network performance, application health, and infrastructure metrics. The platform supports various data sources, making it an ideal choice for monitoring a diverse range of systems and applications. MetricFire offers a user-friendly interface, customizable dashboards, and advanced analytics features to help teams efficiently manage their network and make data-driven decisions.


Datto's 24-Port PoE switch is a high-performance networking device designed to simplify the deployment of network devices. It supports Power over Ethernet, which means it can provide both data and power to PoE-enabled devices, such as wireless access points, IP cameras, and VoIP phones. This switch offers reliable connectivity, advanced Quality of Service (QoS) features, and robust security options.


The integration of MetricFire with Datto's 24-Port PoE switch brings several key benefits to network administrators and IT teams:


a. Comprehensive Network Monitoring: MetricFire's monitoring capabilities allow users to gather crucial network metrics, such as bandwidth usage, interface traffic, packet loss, and more. By integrating with the Datto switch, administrators can gain insights into the performance and health of all connected devices, ensuring optimal network operation.

b. Centralized Monitoring Platform: MetricFire acts as a centralized hub for monitoring various network components and other data sources. By incorporating Datto's 24-Port PoE switch data into MetricFire, users can access a unified view of their entire network infrastructure, enabling faster issue detection and troubleshooting.

c. Real-time Alerts and Notifications: MetricFire's alerting system can be configured to trigger notifications based on predefined thresholds or anomalies in network metrics. When integrated with the Datto switch, this feature ensures that administrators receive timely alerts in case of any network performance issues, enabling them to take proactive actions.

d. Historical Data Analysis: MetricFire's data retention and analytics capabilities enable users to access historical network data and identify long-term trends or patterns. By merging Datto switch data with MetricFire's platform, IT teams can perform in-depth analyses to optimize network performance and capacity planning.

e. Scalability and Flexibility: Both MetricFire and Datto prioritize scalability and flexibility. As the network grows and more devices are added, the integrated solution easily adapts to the changing demands, accommodating new data sources and expanding monitoring capabilities.


The integration of MetricFire with Datto's 24-Port PoE switch creates a powerful combination for network monitoring and management. By leveraging MetricFire's robust features alongside Datto's reliable networking capabilities, IT teams can ensure the optimal performance and availability of their network infrastructure. This seamless integration empowers administrators to stay one step ahead, proactively addressing network issues before they impact end-users and critical services.

How to Integrate Datto 24-Port PoE Switch and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate Datto 24-Port PoE Switch and MetricFire with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate Datto 24-Port PoE Switch and MetricFire, and get Datto 24-Port PoE Switch 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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