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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!

Ray Tompkins

Ray Tompkins is the CEO and founder of Gearbit Inc. Ray has more than 34 years experience in the networking industry. Throughout his career, he has managed global enterprise networks for several national and international clients, including Lucent, HP, Compaq and JP Morgan Chase Bank. As the chief network analyst at Gearbit, Ray has developed a reputation for guiding his customers through the complexities of network management and finding the best solution for their critical network and applications issues. Ray has been a speaker and presenter at several industry conferences and events, including Interopt and Sharkfest. Ray has received numerous awards and honors, including: Interop Speaker Forensic Analysis Interop Speaker Application Analysis Interop speaker Tools & Techniques VP Education SWC Association

Is Your Bypass Showing?

I’ve titled this one “Your Bypass Is Showing,” because you just can’t make this stuff up. As we conduct analysis on major problems we look for the ordinary first, always with the thought in the back of your mind, "have we seen this one...

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Gearbit Insights on IT Performance Analysis in Complex Environments

Gearbit has pioneered the “Think Like a Packet” approach to IT performance analysis – a methodology that offers tremendous advantages when hunting down the root cause of the complex issues that plague enterprise network, data center and...

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