Monitoring Linksys SE4008 with MetricFire

Monitoring Linksys SE4008 with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate Linksys SE4008 and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating Linksys SE4008 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 Linksys SE4008?

MetricFire is a comprehensive monitoring and analytics platform that helps businesses gain valuable insights into their infrastructure and applications. One of the many devices that MetricFire can seamlessly integrate with is the Linksys SE4008 switch. This integration allows users to monitor and analyze network traffic and performance metrics from the Linksys SE4008 switch in real-time, enabling them to proactively identify and address potential issues.


The Linksys SE4008 is a gigabit Ethernet switch that provides high-speed connectivity and efficient data transfer within a local area network (LAN). By integrating MetricFire with the SE4008 switch, users can leverage MetricFire's powerful monitoring capabilities to gain deeper visibility into their network infrastructure.


MetricFire supports various protocols and methods for collecting metrics from network devices, and the Linksys SE4008 is no exception. With MetricFire's SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) support, users can easily configure the SE4008 switch to send SNMP traps or polls to MetricFire, providing a constant stream of valuable data.


Once the integration is set up, MetricFire collects metrics such as interface traffic, error rates, and packet loss from the Linksys SE4008 switch. This data is then visualized on MetricFire's intuitive dashboard, where users can monitor the performance of their network in real-time. The dashboard provides a holistic view of the network, allowing users to quickly identify bottlenecks, troubleshoot issues, and optimize network resources.


MetricFire offers powerful alerting capabilities, enabling users to set up custom alerts based on specific network metrics. For example, users can create alerts to notify them if the network traffic exceeds a certain threshold or if there is a sudden increase in error rates. These alerts can be sent via various channels such as email, SMS, or integrations with popular communication tools like Slack or PagerDuty.


MetricFire also offers advanced analytics features. Users can leverage MetricFire's data exploration and visualization tools to analyze historical data and identify trends or patterns in network performance. This can help in capacity planning, performance optimization, and troubleshooting.


MetricFire provides the ability to create custom dashboards and reports, allowing users to tailor the monitoring experience to their specific needs. Users can choose from a wide range of visualization options, including charts, graphs, and tables, to present the network metrics in a meaningful and actionable format.


The integration between MetricFire and the Linksys SE4008 switch provides businesses with a powerful solution for network monitoring and analytics. By leveraging MetricFire's capabilities, users can ensure the performance, availability, and reliability of their network infrastructure, ultimately leading to improved productivity and enhanced user experience.

How to Integrate Linksys SE4008 and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate Linksys SE4008 and MetricFire with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate Linksys SE4008 and MetricFire, and get Linksys SE4008 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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