Monitoring Linksys LGS108 with MetricFire

Monitoring Linksys LGS108 with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate Linksys LGS108 and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating Linksys LGS108 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 Linksys LGS108?

MetricFire is a powerful cloud monitoring platform that offers a comprehensive suite of monitoring and visualization tools for businesses and organizations. It enables users to monitor various aspects of their infrastructure and applications, collect and analyze data, and gain valuable insights to optimize performance and make informed decisions. One of the key strengths of MetricFire lies in its ability to integrate seamlessly with a wide range of devices and systems, including networking equipment such as the Linksys LGS108 switch.


The Linksys LGS108 is an 8-port desktop Gigabit Ethernet switch that provides reliable and efficient connectivity for small to medium-sized networks. It offers high-performance wired connections for devices such as computers, printers, and servers, allowing them to communicate and share resources seamlessly. With its compact design and easy setup, the LGS108 is a popular choice for businesses looking to expand their network capabilities.


MetricFire's integration with the Linksys LGS108 switch enables users to monitor and manage their network traffic and performance in real time. By leveraging the power of MetricFire's monitoring platform, users can gain valuable insights into their network infrastructure, identify potential bottlenecks or performance issues, and take proactive measures to ensure optimal network performance.


The integration process between MetricFire and the Linksys LGS108 switch is straightforward and user-friendly. MetricFire provides a range of monitoring agents that can be installed on network devices, including switches, routers, servers, and more. These agents are lightweight and designed to consume minimal system resources, ensuring that they do not impact the overall performance of the network.


Once the MetricFire agent is installed on the Linksys LGS108 switch, it begins collecting important metrics and statistics related to network traffic, bandwidth usage, and port-level performance. These metrics are then transmitted to the MetricFire cloud platform, where they are processed, stored, and visualized in a user-friendly interface.


MetricFire offers a rich set of monitoring and visualization features that allow users to analyze and interpret the collected data effectively. Users can create custom dashboards and graphs to visualize network traffic patterns, monitor bandwidth utilization, and track the performance of individual ports on the Linksys LGS108 switch. This level of visibility enables administrators to quickly identify and address any issues or anomalies that may arise within the network.


Furthermore, MetricFire provides alerting capabilities that notify users of critical events or abnormal network behavior. Users can set up custom alert thresholds based on specific metrics, allowing them to take immediate action when certain conditions are met. This proactive approach to monitoring helps ensure that network issues are addressed promptly, minimizing downtime and optimizing network performance.


MetricFire's integration with the Linksys LGS108 switch offers businesses a powerful solution for monitoring and managing their network infrastructure. By leveraging MetricFire's cloud monitoring platform, users can gain real-time insights into their network performance, identify potential issues, and take proactive measures to optimize their network's efficiency. With its user-friendly interface and comprehensive set of features, MetricFire empowers organizations to make informed decisions and ensure the smooth operation of their networks.

How to Integrate Linksys LGS108 and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate Linksys LGS108 and MetricFire with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate Linksys LGS108 and MetricFire, and get Linksys LGS108 interacting with your MetricFire dashboards in minutes.

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Jim Davies, Head of DevOps, MoneySuperMarket.com.

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