Monitoring NETGEAR gs116 with MetricFire

Monitoring NETGEAR gs116 with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate NETGEAR gs116 and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating NETGEAR gs116 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 gs116?

MetricFire is a cloud-based platform that allows you to monitor your infrastructure, applications, and services using a wide range of integrations. One of the integrations that MetricFire supports is with the Netgear GS116, which is a 16-port Gigabit Ethernet switch.

  • To integrate MetricFire with Netgear GS116, the first step is to enable Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) on the Netgear GS116. SNMP allows MetricFire to collect data from the switch. To enable SNMP on the switch, log in to the switch's web interface, navigate to the "System" menu, and then click on "SNMP." From there, you can enable SNMP and configure the community string.


  • Then, you must configure MetricFire to collect data from the Netgear GS116. To do this, log in to your MetricFire account and navigate to the "Integrations" menu. From there, click on "Netgear GS116" and enter the IP address of the switch, as well as the community string that you configured. Once you have configured the integration, MetricFire will start collecting data from the Netgear GS116. You can view the collected metrics in MetricFire by navigating to the "Metrics" menu and selecting the Netgear GS116 integration. From there, you can view metrics such as port status, bandwidth usage, and packet errors.


MetricFire also provides a wide range of visualization tools, such as dashboards and charts, that allow you to monitor your infrastructure in real time. Additionally, MetricFire supports alerting, which allows you to set up notifications when specific metrics exceed a certain threshold.


Integrating MetricFire with Netgear GS116 is a straightforward process that allows you to monitor your switch's performance and ensure that it is running smoothly. By using MetricFire's visualization and alerting tools, you can quickly identify and resolve any issues before they impact your business.

How to Integrate NETGEAR gs116 and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate NETGEAR gs116 and MetricFire with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate NETGEAR gs116 and MetricFire, and get NETGEAR gs116 interacting with your MetricFire dashboards in minutes.

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