Monitoring NETGEAR gs105 with MetricFire

Monitoring NETGEAR gs105 with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate NETGEAR gs105 and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating NETGEAR gs105 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

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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:

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    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.

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    Easily share your dashboards with clients for free.

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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
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What is NETGEAR gs105?

MetricFire is a powerful monitoring and analytics platform that can be used to monitor a wide range of systems, applications, and infrastructure. One of the key advantages of MetricFire is its ability to integrate with a variety of hardware and software tools, including the Netgear GS105 switch. In this page, we will explore how MetricFire integrates with Netgear GS105 and the benefits of this integration.


Netgear GS105 is a 5-port gigabit Ethernet switch that provides high-speed connectivity for devices in a network. It is a plug-and-play switch that requires no configuration, making it easy to set up and use. It is an affordable and reliable solution for small businesses and home networks.


MetricFire offers a Netgear GS105 plugin that enables you to monitor the switch's performance and activity. The plugin collects data from the switch using SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol), a protocol used to manage and monitor devices on a network.


The Netgear GS105 plugin collects the following metrics:


  • Port traffic (bytes per second)
  • Port errors (number of errors per second)
  • Port status (up or down)
  • Switch temperature
  • CPU utilization
  • Memory utilization


With this data, you can monitor the switch's performance, identify issues, and optimize its configuration for better performance.


  • Better Visibility: With MetricFire, you can get a comprehensive view of your network's performance, including the Netgear GS105 switch. This enables you to identify issues and optimize your network configuration for better performance.


  • Proactive Monitoring: MetricFire enables you to set up alerts for specific metrics, so you can be notified when thresholds are exceeded or when issues arise. This enables you to take proactive measures to address issues before they become critical.


  • Time Savings: With MetricFire, you don't need to manually collect and analyze data from the Netgear GS105 switch. The plugin automates this process, saving you time and effort.


  • Better Decision Making: With access to real-time data and analytics, you can make informed decisions about your network configuration and infrastructure. This enables you to optimize your network for better performance and scalability.


The MetricFire integration with Netgear GS105 provides a powerful monitoring and analytics solution for small businesses and home networks. With the Netgear GS105 plugin, you can get real-time data and analytics about your switch's performance and activity, enabling you to optimize your network for better performance and scalability.

How to Integrate NETGEAR gs105 and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate NETGEAR gs105 and MetricFire with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate NETGEAR gs105 and MetricFire, and get NETGEAR gs105 interacting with your MetricFire dashboards in minutes.

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