Monitoring NETGEAR 8 Port Switch with MetricFire

Monitoring NETGEAR 8 Port Switch with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate NETGEAR 8 Port Switch and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating NETGEAR 8 Port Switch 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 NETGEAR 8 Port Switch?

MetricFire is a comprehensive monitoring solution that enables businesses to easily monitor and manage their infrastructure, applications, and services. One of the key benefits of MetricFire is its ability to integrate with a wide range of devices and services, including the Netgear 8 port switch.


Netgear 8 port switches are commonly used by small to medium-sized businesses to provide network connectivity for their devices. These switches offer a variety of features, including fast Ethernet speeds, VLAN support, and QoS prioritization. By integrating MetricFire with a Netgear 8 port switch, businesses can gain even greater visibility into their network and ensure that their critical applications and services are running smoothly.


To integrate MetricFire with a Netgear 8 port switch:


  • Set up SNMP on the Netgear switch - SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is a protocol used for managing and monitoring network devices. To enable SNMP on the Netgear switch, log in to the switch's web interface, navigate to the "Management" section, and enable SNMP.


  • Configure MetricFire to monitor the Netgear switch via SNMP - Once SNMP is enabled on the Netgear switch, you can configure MetricFire to monitor the switch via SNMP. To do this, log in to MetricFire and navigate to the "Hosts" section. Click on the "Add Host" button and enter the IP address of the Netgear switch. Choose "SNMP" as the monitoring method and enter the SNMP community string (usually "public" by default).


  • Monitor the Netgear switch with MetricFire - Once the Netgear switch is configured in MetricFire, you can start monitoring it. MetricFire will automatically collect metrics from the switch and provide you with real-time monitoring data, including network traffic, errors, and other important metrics. You can set up alerts to be notified when certain thresholds are exceeded, ensuring that you can respond quickly to any issues.


Integrating MetricFire with a Netgear 8 port switch can help businesses gain greater visibility into their network and ensure that their critical applications and services are running smoothly. With SNMP monitoring enabled on the Netgear switch and MetricFire configured to monitor it, businesses can benefit from real-time monitoring data and alerts, helping them to quickly identify and resolve any issues that may arise.

How to Integrate NETGEAR 8 Port Switch and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate NETGEAR 8 Port Switch and MetricFire with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate NETGEAR 8 Port Switch and MetricFire, and get NETGEAR 8 Port Switch interacting with your MetricFire dashboards in minutes.

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Jim Davies, Head of DevOps, MoneySuperMarket.com.

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