Blogheader image.png

TAP Into Technology

Leading the Way in Network Technology

Tapping it in Barcelona

on 2/20/18 8:00 AM By | Chris Bihary | 0 Comments | Events & News
When it was announced that CiscoLive! EMEA would take place in Barcelona, Spain for the 2018 show, the Garland Technology team didn’t wait a minute to sign up.  After all, getting out of cold and snowy Buffalo in January/February for sunny Barcelona doesn’t take much arm twisting.
Read More

How to Identify and Prevent Phishing Attacks

on 2/15/18 8:00 AM By | Chris Bihary | 0 Comments | Network Security Hacks and Data Breaches
“Garland Technology triumphs in highly-volatile and critical environments, allowing us to provide visibility into our customers formation, and help enterprises take proactive action against cyber-attacks.”
Read More

Design-IT Solutions: Bypass TAPs add resiliency to the edge of the network

on 2/13/18 8:00 AM By | Jonathan Devoy | 0 Comments | Network Design
The Network Edge is one of the most important aspects of a network: it facilitates the ingress, egress, security, and optimization of network traffic. Any downtime in the edge will have a direct, negative effect on productivity and will eat into profits. For this month’s Design-IT scenario, I came across an interesting bypass tap solution for the network edge: by using a bypass tap, additional resiliency can be provided to network edge devices. Packet capture can also be offloaded from security devices, allowing the appliance’s resources to be dedicated to what they were intended for.
Read More

Leading the Future of Copper Network TAPs

on 2/8/18 8:00 AM By | Chris Bihary | 0 Comments | Network TAPs
Due to rapidly increasing bandwidth and security concerns, the adoption of fiber optic technology, an industry expected to reach around USD 3.72 Billion by 2022, has generated a lot of talk about what the future of connectivity holds. In fact, talk about the end of ethernet, or copper gigabit networks has been going on for years.
Read More

What Is Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)?

on 2/1/18 8:00 AM By | Chris Bihary | 0 Comments | Software Defined Networking (SDN)
It’s been more than 5 years since the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) introduced network functions virtualization (NFV) to the world. And yet, so much of the IT industry is still trying to come to grips with what NFV really is. Part of the problem is that conversations about NFV inevitably involve discussions about virtual network functions (VNFs) and software-defined networking (SDN).
Read More

La importancia de la visibilidad en la red

on 1/30/18 8:00 AM By | Fabio Brito Gómez | 0 Comments | Network Visibility/Monitoring
English version Cada vez más los gerentes de seguridad de TI instalan más herramientas protección y defensa para contrarrestar el creciente número de sofisticados ataques, pero estas herramientas necesitan acceso al 100% de los datos, cada byte, cada bit y cada paquete para ser más efectivos en sus labores. A medida que se necesiten datos más precisos y en tiempo real, el gran desafío es : dónde y cómo conseguir una copia auténtica y exacta del tráfico de la red para alimentar a los dispositivos de análisis y seguridad?, es aquí donde la visibilidad de la red se hace necesaria y vital. Los TAPs ( Test Access Point ) de Garland Technology son unos dispositivos sencillos, prácticos y de bajo costo que con una simple instalación sin compleja configuración pueden satisfacer la demanda que los administradores de red de hoy.
Read More