Monitoring TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 with MetricFire

Monitoring TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 with MetricFire for Better Visibility

To integrate TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 and MetricFire, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 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
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  • Responsive alerting
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  • Freedom of customization
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  • Enterprise-ready
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What is TP-Link TL-SG105-M2?

MetricFire is a powerful monitoring and analytics platform that enables businesses to gain insights into their infrastructure, applications, and services. It offers a wide range of integrations with various devices, systems, and platforms, including the TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 network switch. MetricFire seamlessly integrates with the TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 and the benefits it brings to your monitoring and management capabilities.


The TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 is a compact and efficient network switch designed for small to medium-sized businesses. It offers five Gigabit Ethernet ports, allowing for high-speed data transfer and reliable network connectivity. The switch supports advanced features such as Quality of Service (QoS), VLANs, and loop prevention, making it a popular choice for network infrastructure.


MetricFire's integration with the TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 enables you to monitor and gather key network performance metrics in real time. Collecting and analyzing data from the switch can gain valuable insights into your network's health, identify potential issues, and take proactive measures to ensure optimal performance.


Here are some of the key features and benefits of integrating MetricFire with the TP-Link TL-SG105-M2:


  • Real-time Monitoring: MetricFire allows you to collect and visualize real-time data from your TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 switch. You can monitor critical metrics such as bandwidth usage, packet loss, interface errors, and port statistics. This helps you keep a close eye on your network's performance and promptly address any abnormalities or bottlenecks.


  • Custom Dashboards and Alerts: With MetricFire, you can create custom dashboards and visualizations tailored to your specific needs. You can design intuitive graphs and charts to display important network metrics and make meaningful visual representations of your switch's performance. Additionally, you can set up alerts and notifications based on predefined thresholds, ensuring that you are promptly informed of any unusual activity or performance degradation.


  • Historical Data Analysis: MetricFire stores historical data from your TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 switch, allowing you to analyze trends and patterns over time. This helps you identify long-term network behavior, predict future capacity requirements, and make informed decisions about network optimization and upgrades.


  • Integration with Other Systems: MetricFire seamlessly integrates with other monitoring tools and systems, enabling you to correlate network data with data from other infrastructure components. For example, you can combine switch performance data with data from servers, databases, and applications to gain a holistic view of your entire IT ecosystem. This cross-system integration empowers you to troubleshoot issues more effectively and identify the root cause of problems.


  • Scalability and Flexibility: MetricFire is a highly scalable solution, capable of handling large volumes of data from multiple switches and network devices. Whether you have a single TL-SG105-M2 switch or an extensive network infrastructure, MetricFire can accommodate your needs and provide a scalable monitoring platform. Moreover, MetricFire supports various data ingestion methods, including SNMP, allowing you to integrate with your switch seamlessly.


The integration between MetricFire and the TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 network switch offers businesses a comprehensive monitoring solution for their network infrastructure. By leveraging MetricFire's powerful analytics capabilities, real-time monitoring, and intuitive visualizations, you can ensure optimal network performance, detect issues early on, and make data-driven decisions to improve your network's efficiency and reliability.

How to Integrate TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 and MetricFire with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 and MetricFire, and get TP-Link TL-SG105-M2 interacting with your MetricFire dashboards in minutes.

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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