Visibility Solutions

Garland Technology is committed to educating the benefits of having a strong foundation of network visibility and access. By providing this insight we protect the security of data across your network and beyond.


Garland Technology's resource library offers free use of white papers, eBooks, use cases, infographics, data sheets, video demos and more.


The TAP into Technology blog provides the latest news and insights on network access and visibility, including: network security, network monitoring and appliance connectivity and guest blogs from Industry experts and technology partners


Our extensive technology partnership ecosystem solves critical problems when it comes to network security, monitoring, application analysis, forensics and packet inspection.


Garland Technology is dedicated to high standards in quality and reliability, while delivering the greatest economical solutions for enterprise, service providers, and government agencies worldwide.


Whether you are ready to make a network TAP your foundation of visibility or just have questions, please contact us. Ask us about the Garland Difference!


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What We Do

Garland Technology provides the industry’s most reliable and economical test access point (TAP) and packet broker solutions. We ensure complete 360° visibility,  by passing all live wire data, guaranteed 100% uptime for active, inline security tools, and ensure no packets loss, for out-of-band tools.

Because Garland Technology remains 100% TAP focused, with all products made in the USA, Network Operations and Security Operations Teams gain complete and reliable network visibility; whether for compliance, corporate initiatives, or breach/threats.

Security in your network


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The Garland Difference.

Designing the industry’s first bypass test access point (TAP) is just one of the many benchmarks for success, and since 2011, Garland Technology has accelerated research and development, alongside a commitment to product evolution and quality, to become the leader for the industry’s most reliable test access point (TAP) and packet broker solutions.

Garland’s unique TAP to ToolTM Architecture puts the focus on the performance and visibility of your security and monitoring tools. Offering modular and open vendor solutions, we provide the scalability and flexibility to deploy what you need, when you need it.

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Breakout TAPs

Passive Fiber and Copper Network TAPs
1G/10G/40G/100G (Fiber) 10/100/1000M (1G) Copper

•  Customize network TAPs to your networks needs

•  Supports OS1/OS2, OM1/OM2 and OM3/OM4/OM5 media

•  Supports Cisco BiDirectional optical technology, MPO/MTP®

•  Portable, 1U and 2U modular design


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Aggregator Network TAPs

Send traffic to multiple monitoring appliances
10/100M/1000M (1G)/10G | portable and 1U/2U Chassis

  • Supports Aggregation, tap 'breakout,' regeneration/SPAN and Bypass modes
  • Port-to-port aggregation
  • Media Conversion: to SR, LR and ER
  • Monitor four inline appliances with fail over assurance
  • Configure and manage remotely or locally
  • Hot swappable TAP modules
  • Supports jumbo frames, packet injection, link failure propagation (LFP)

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XtraTAP: All-In-1 Network TAPs

Industry Leading Advanced Function TAPs
1G | Portable, 1U or 2U Chassis
  • Port-to-Port Aggregator with Port Mapping Filtering
  • Ideal for data centers and media conversion
  • 1U holds up to 4 TAPs; 2U holds up to 12 TAPs
  • Remote management option with CLI or GUI
  • Hot swappable
  • Supports Breakout, Aggregation, Regeneration/SPAN and Filtering Modes
  • Supports: Copper RJ-45 and short and long range fiber (SX, LX, ZX)

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Inline Edge Security

Bypass Network TAPs and Inline Packet Brokers
1G/10G/40G | Portable, 1U&2U Chassis

  • Failsafe and heartbeat technology
  • Scalable design with media conversion
  • Remote management or manual programming
  • Supports bypass, tap 'breakout,' aggregation and regeneration/SPAN modes

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PacketMAX: Advanced Aggregators

Network Packet Brokers
1G/10G/40G/100G | 1U Chassis

  • Supports Filtering, Aggregating and Load Balancing Integrated System
  • Aggregate your network traffic to a single or multiple tools
  • Load balance at high network speeds across multiple appliances

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PacketSTAXTM: Modular Network Packet Broker

Hybrid Network Packet Brokers

Purpose built scalable solutions
1G/10G | 1U or 2U Chassis

  • Supports 1G networks
  • Flexible design; chassis accommodates bypass, filtering, aggregation or breakout TAP modules
  • Supports filtering, aggregating, load balancing, and regeneration
  • Remote Access with GUI or CLI
  • Media Conversion: Fiber (SX, LX, ZX) and copper (TX)
  • Multi-Tier Filtering supports MAC, VLAN, IP, DSCP, TCP, UDP

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PacketMAX: Advanced Features

Purpose built scalable solutions
1G/10G/40G/100G | 1/2U or 1U Chassis

  • NTP Time Stamping

  • Packet Slicing

  • GRE Termination

  • ERSPAN Termination

  • Hash-based load balancing and round-robin distribution

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Latest Blog Posts

Microservices: What Are They and How Do They Impact Network Visibility and Security in the Cloud?

Microservices: What Are They and How Do They Impact Network Visibility and Security in the Cloud?

After decades of consistent investment in perimeter cybersecurity tools, cloud-based architectures have pushed IT leaders to reevaluate their strategies. There is still a place for perimeter defenses

Garland Prisms: A New Cloud Visibility Solution

Garland Prisms: A New Cloud Visibility Solution

The cloud is the future of networking. Over the last few years, we’ve heard from more and more of our customers that they are considering public or private cloud as an option to either supplement or

Cyber Security Threat Breakdown [Simjacker + Ecuador]

Cyber Security Threat Breakdown [Simjacker + Ecuador]

Here’s your monthly roundup of the latest hacks and data breaches around the world. In this monthly series, I’ll share information and updates on the most recent hacks that I saw in the news,