Monitoring NETGEAR gs605 with MetricFire

Monitoring NETGEAR gs605 with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate NETGEAR gs605 and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating NETGEAR gs605 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 gs605?

MetricFire is a cloud-based monitoring platform that provides a comprehensive set of tools to help you monitor and analyze your infrastructure, applications, and services. The platform integrates with a wide range of devices and services, including the Netgear GS605, a 5-port Gigabit Ethernet switch.


Integrating MetricFire with the Netgear GS605 switch is a straightforward process that requires no coding or complex configuration. Here are the steps you need to follow to get started:


  • To use MetricFire, you need to create an account first. Go to the MetricFire website and click on the "Sign Up" button to create your account. Once you've signed up, you'll be taken to the MetricFire dashboard. Then, add a new Netgear GS605 switch to MetricFire. To do this, click on the "Add a Source" button on the MetricFire dashboard and select "Netgear GS605 switch" from the list of available sources. You'll need to provide your Netgear switch's IP address and SNMP community string to complete the setup.


  • To allow MetricFire to monitor your Netgear switch, you need to configure SNMP on your switch. To do this, log in to your Netgear switch's web interface and go to the "System" section. Click on "SNMP" and enable SNMP on your switch. You'll also need to provide the SNMP community string that you entered in MetricFire. Once you've added your Netgear switch to MetricFire and configured SNMP, you can start monitoring your switch. MetricFire provides a wide range of metrics and dashboards to help you monitor your switch's performance and troubleshoot any issues.


MetricFire can help you monitor a wide range of metrics on your Netgear switch, including traffic statistics, interface utilization, error rates, and more. The platform also provides alerting and notification features to help you stay on top of any issues that arise.


Integrating MetricFire with your Netgear GS605 switch is a quick and easy process that can provide valuable insights into your network performance. With MetricFire, you can monitor and analyze your switch's performance, identify potential issues before they become problems, and keep your network running smoothly.

How to Integrate NETGEAR gs605 and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate NETGEAR gs605 and MetricFire with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate NETGEAR gs605 and MetricFire, and get NETGEAR gs605 interacting with your MetricFire dashboards in minutes.

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