Monitoring HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches with MetricFire

Monitoring HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating HPE Aruba Ethernet 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 HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches?

MetricFire is a powerful monitoring and analytics platform that enables organizations to gain deep insights into their network infrastructure, application performance, and system health. One of the key features of MetricFire is its ability to seamlessly integrate with various third-party tools and technologies, including HPE Aruba Ethernet switches.


HPE Aruba Ethernet switches are renowned for their reliability, performance, and scalability, making them a popular choice for many organizations. These switches provide a robust foundation for building high-speed, low-latency networks that can handle the demands of modern applications and data traffic. By integrating MetricFire with HPE Aruba Ethernet switches, organizations can enhance their network monitoring capabilities and ensure optimal performance and availability.


MetricFire offers a comprehensive set of monitoring tools and features that can be seamlessly integrated with HPE Aruba Ethernet switches. Here are some of the ways MetricFire enhances the monitoring capabilities of Aruba switches:


  • Real-time monitoring: MetricFire provides real-time monitoring of critical metrics such as network bandwidth utilization, latency, packet loss, and error rates. By collecting and visualizing these metrics in real time, administrators can quickly identify and address any network performance issues.


  • Alerting and notifications: MetricFire allows users to set up custom alerts and notifications based on predefined thresholds. This ensures that administrators are promptly alerted when specific network parameters exceed acceptable limits, enabling them to take immediate action and prevent potential downtime or performance degradation.


  • Historical analysis and reporting: MetricFire stores historical data from Aruba switches, allowing administrators to analyze network performance trends over time. This data can be used to identify patterns, make informed decisions about network capacity planning, and generate comprehensive reports for auditing and compliance purposes.


  • Visualization and dashboards: MetricFire offers a rich set of visualization tools, including customizable dashboards, graphs, and charts. These visualizations enable administrators to gain a holistic view of network performance and easily identify bottlenecks or anomalies.


  • Integration with other monitoring tools: MetricFire integrates seamlessly with other monitoring tools and technologies, enabling organizations to build a unified monitoring ecosystem. This integration allows administrators to correlate network performance metrics with other application or system-level metrics, providing a comprehensive view of the entire IT infrastructure.


To integrate MetricFire with HPE Aruba Ethernet switches, administrators need to configure the switches to export relevant metrics via protocols such as SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol). MetricFire can then ingest this data, process it, and present it in a user-friendly format within the MetricFire platform.


Integrating MetricFire with HPE Aruba Ethernet switches empowers organizations to effectively monitor and manage their network infrastructure. By leveraging MetricFire's monitoring and analytics capabilities, administrators can proactively identify and resolve network performance issues, ensuring optimal performance, reliability, and scalability of their Aruba switch deployments.

How to Integrate HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches and MetricFire with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches and MetricFire, and get HPE Aruba Ethernet 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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