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.

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

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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

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

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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.

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TAP Into Technology

Leading the Way in Network Technology

Jerry Dillard

Jerry Dillard leverages two decades in design and engineering to ensure maximum performance within today’s network environments. Dillard, as the inventor of the Bypass Network Test Access Point (TAP), has secured his legacy as he continues to provide network solutions for data centers worldwide.

Recent Posts

Born in the USA: The Story of Garland Network TAPs

on 7/4/19 8:00 AM By | Jerry Dillard | 0 Comments | Network TAPs
The network TAP is essential for visibility within the data center, providing the refreshing opportunity to secure your network without any downtime. With the fourth of July among us, I thought it was a good time to share my recipe for Garland Technology’s success and commitment to quality. The main component: US-based manufacturing.
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A Brief History of Multi-mode Fiber; Are you ready for what’s next?

on 6/21/18 8:00 AM By | Jerry Dillard | 0 Comments | Data Center Network Infrastructure
The magnitude of what we can do on any given mobile device has grown exponentially over the past few decades; our productivity is no longer dependent upon the ability to commute to work, but rather our connectivity to those we work with, network around, or hope to engage.
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The 101 Series: Fiber Polarity

on 4/24/18 8:00 AM By | Jerry Dillard | 0 Comments | Network TAPs The 101 Series
In our 101 network TAP series, we have explained the functionality of the various different types of network TAPs as well as some key features.  Now we’re going to take a closer look at fiber optics with a focus on fiber polarity.
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Light Loss Through Fiber Optic TAPs

on 12/7/17 8:00 AM By | Jerry Dillard | 0 Comments | Network TAPs Network Design
Light loss or “loss budget” is the calculation of the total length of the fiber cable and the loss of light traveling that cable, which has a big impact on network performance. Designing a fiber optic network is a balancing act between the sum of its parts and a few different factors to determine how to power it. I want to go over Garland’s passive fiber TAPs loss specifications and how they factor into determining your budget light loss calculation.
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The 101 Series: Passive Network TAPs

on 10/5/17 8:00 AM By | Jerry Dillard | 0 Comments | Network TAPs The 101 Series
Companies that are using network monitoring tools – be they for analyzing security threats, packet flow or Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) – all have one thing in common. They need to ensure that those applications have access to 100% of the traffic flowing through the network. If they can’t see all the data, they just can’t operate as designed. So what’s your best bet?
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The 101 Series: Active Network TAPs—Where, When and How

on 9/14/17 8:00 AM By | Jerry Dillard | 0 Comments | Network TAPs The 101 Series
Because network connectivity is critical to any security or network monitoring project, people are always asking us which network TAP is right for them.  In a recent post, we discussed the ins and outs of passive network TAPs which are typically paired with out-of-band monitoring solutions.     Today, we’ll take an in-depth look at active network TAPs and see where, when and how they fit into a complete visibility strategy.    
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