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Monitoring NETGEAR 8 Port PoE Switches with MetricFire

Gain Visibility into your NETGEAR 8 Port PoE Switches Environment

To integrate NETGEAR 8 Port PoE Switches with MetricFire, please sign up for a free 14 day trial. We want to fully understand your requirements and monitoring goals, so we can advise you on how to obtain better visibility into your infrastructure. Please book a demo with us so we can show you how quick and easy it is to get meaningful data into your MetricFire account, and use that data to build custom dashboards and alerts.



MetricFire is a cloud-based monitoring and observability platform that helps businesses monitor and analyze their infrastructure and applications. One of the devices that MetricFire can integrate with is the Netgear 8 Port PoE switch. This integration enables users to monitor the performance and health of their switch and the devices connected to it.

 

To integrate MetricFire with a Netgear 8 Port PoE switch, users first need to configure their switch to send SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) traps to MetricFire's platform. This can be done by setting up the SNMP configuration on the switch and configuring it to send traps to MetricFire's SNMP receiver.

 

Once the SNMP configuration is set up, MetricFire can start collecting data from the Netgear switch, including information about the switch's status, port utilization, and connected devices. MetricFire's platform can then analyze this data and provide users with real-time insights into the performance and health of their switch.

 

With the Netgear 8 Port PoE switch integration, MetricFire can monitor and analyze critical metrics such as:

  • Port utilization: MetricFire can monitor the bandwidth usage of each port and provide insights into network congestion and potential bottlenecks.

  • Device health: MetricFire can monitor the health and status of devices connected to the switch, such as servers, access points, and IP phones. This can help users identify issues with devices and troubleshoot problems before they impact the network.

  • Power consumption: As a PoE switch, the Netgear 8 Port PoE switch can provide power to connected devices. MetricFire can monitor the power usage of each device and provide insights into potential power issues, such as overloaded circuits or underpowered devices.

 

MetricFire and the Netgear 8 Port PoE switch provides users with a powerful monitoring solution for their network infrastructure. With real-time insights into switch performance and connected devices, users can ensure their network is running smoothly and avoid costly downtime and performance issues.

What is MetricFire?

MetricFire is a full-scale platform that provides infrastructure, system, and application monitoring using a suite of open-source tools. We will aggregate and store your data as time series metrics, which can be used to build custom dashboards and alerts. MetricFire takes away the burden of self-hosting your own monitoring solution, allowing you more time and freedom to work on your most important tasks.

 

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MetricFire offers a complete ecosystem of end-to-end infrastructure monitoring, comprised of open-source Graphite and Grafana. MetricFire handles the aggregation, storage, and backups of your data, and offers alerting, team features, and API's for easy management of your monitoring environment. You can send server metrics using one of our agents, custom metrics from within your application code, and integration metrics from a variety of popular 3rd party services that we integrate with like Heroku, AWS, Azure, GCP, and many more!

         

Our Hosted Graphite product has improved upon standard Graphite to add data dimensionality, optimized storage, and offers additional tools and features that provide customers with a robust and well-rounded monitoring solution.

       

Benefits of Using MetricFire:

  • Simple, low-cost pricing
    A structured pricing model based on total unique time series metrics allows you to work within your budget. The predictability and transparent pricing allows you to keep your costs in check and plan for the future. 1 metric is 1 metric regardless of the source, or requests sent to and from the metric namespace.
  • Easy-to-use dashboards
    Our Hosted Dashboards provide endless options for customizing your visualizations, and allow you to share dashboards with clients.
  • Responsive alerting
    Receive alert notifications quickly through Email, PagerDuty, Slack, Microsoft Teams, OpsGenie, and custom webhooks.
  • Freedom of customization
    Send custom application metrics through your code. Our Language Guide can help you update your codebase to send event metrics via socket connections.
  • Fantastic customer support
    Fast and friendly support is provided by engineers, for engineers, to get you set up quickly. Start a conversation with us through the chat bubble below!
  • Enterprise-ready
    Dedicated clusters for users that need their own environment with custom parameters. Please reach out to us for more information.
      
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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“We now have over ten times the amount of metrics we started with, and on different accounts. One of the great things about MetricFire is that scaling to support this increase has been hassle-free, requiring no additional work on our side.”

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“Building and managing an on-premise installation at this scale would require a lot of engineer time, especially in the first year...we use this engineering time to work on initiatives closer to our core business”

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