Monitoring Meraki MS 120 with MetricFire

Monitoring Meraki MS 120 with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate Meraki MS 120 and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating Meraki MS 120 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 Meraki MS 120?

MetricFire is a cloud-based monitoring platform that offers a range of solutions for infrastructure monitoring, log management, and custom metrics. It integrates with various tools and services to provide a comprehensive view of the health and performance of your systems. One such tool is the Meraki MS 120, a cloud-managed switch from Cisco Meraki that provides reliable and secure networking for small to medium-sized businesses.


The MetricFire and Meraki MS 120 integration allow you to monitor the performance of your Meraki network switches and gain insights into their usage patterns. With this integration, you can collect metrics from your Meraki switches and analyze them in real-time to identify issues and optimize your network performance.


To set up the integration, you need to follow a few simple steps:


  • Create a MetricFire account if you haven't already. You can sign up for a free trial or a paid plan, depending on your needs.


  • Configure the Meraki integration: Once you have created your MetricFire account, you can configure the Meraki integration by navigating to the "Integrations" tab on the MetricFire dashboard and selecting "Meraki." You will need to provide your Meraki API key and the ID of the network you want to monitor.


  • Select the metrics to monitor: After you have configured the Meraki integration, you can select the metrics you want to monitor. MetricFire provides a range of metrics for Meraki MS 120, including CPU usage, memory usage, temperature, and more. You can select the metrics that are relevant to your needs and configure alerts to notify you when certain thresholds are exceeded.


  • Visualize and analyze the metrics: Once you have selected the metrics to monitor, you can visualize and analyze them using MetricFire's powerful dashboards and analytics tools. MetricFire provides a range of visualization options, including graphs, charts, and tables, and allows you to create custom dashboards to suit your needs.


Using MetricFire and Meraki MS 120 provides a comprehensive solution for monitoring and optimizing your network performance. With real-time monitoring and analytics, you can identify issues quickly and take proactive measures to ensure your network is running smoothly.

How to Integrate Meraki MS 120 and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate Meraki MS 120 and MetricFire with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate Meraki MS 120 and MetricFire, and get Meraki MS 120 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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