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TAP Into Technology

Leading the Way in Network Technology

Vince Black

Vince is a System Engineer for Garland Technology in the Buffalo, New York office, providing solution designs and support for all levels of the sales cycle. Vince specializes in network design, working closely with access layer technologies.

Recent Posts

Using Application Programming Interfaces (API) to Manage Multiple Devices

Garland Technology's PacketMAX™ Advanced Aggregators are very popular with customers that have a lot of tapped network links or a lot of tools to distribute monitor traffic to. In large environments, multiple aggregators may be needed to consolidate the tapped traffic down to a manageable number of monitor links for tools. While the Advanced Aggregators have web-based management consoles, customers are often looking for a way to simplify the management of these devices, especially when multiple devices are in place. 
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Using Mighty Mouse Connectors to Ensure Network Access for Mission-Critical Operations

on 2/12/19 8:00 AM By | Vince Black | 0 Comments | Network TAPs
On August 6th, 2012, at midnight on the east coast, the Curiosity rover landed in the Gale Crater on the surface of Mars. For the next two years, Curiosity would be at the forefront of the human scientific endeavor. The strides made across this mission would shape the way we viewed the red planet permanently.
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When and why to use BiDi Transceivers?

on 1/29/19 8:00 AM By | Vince Black | 0 Comments |
As network speeds increase, the means to support these speeds change. For example, when multimode fiber speeds increased from 10Gbps to 40Gpbs, the SFP+ transceiver had to be upgraded to the QSFP+ transceiver. In addition, the cabling required also changed: the LC fiber cables that worked with SFP+ SR transceivers no longer work with QSFP+SR4 that need MTP/MPO cabling. To a customer looking to upgrade their network, this upgrade to 40G meant an entire rip-and-replace of their multimode cabling.
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How to Maintain Network Visibility During an Infrastructure Upgrade to 40G

on 1/22/19 8:00 AM By | Vince Black | 0 Comments | Network Infrastructure Network Design DesignIT
Major speed upgrades demand major infrastructure upgrades. These infrastructure upgrades can include new cabling, new transceivers, or new hardware altogether. It’s an involved process, that can require tearing down your network to the studs. During this process, it’s easy for your management network to fall through the cracks.
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DIN Rails: Versatility from telecom towers to industrial networks.

on 1/15/19 8:00 AM By | Vince Black | 0 Comments | Network TAPs Industrial Ethernet
Picture this; it’s 4 in the morning, you’re still chewing the grounds from your second cup of instant coffee as you begin your ascent up a 150ft telecom tower. At the end of your 10-minute climb, you can start to get to work on some routine maintenance to keep the tower operational. You open the equipment enclosure, and what do you find?
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Bypass vs Failsafe: What's the Difference?

on 12/20/18 8:00 AM By | Vince Black | 0 Comments | Network TAPs Network Security
Computer networking terminology can become overly fickle once vendor products get into the mix. To help alleviate some confusion, we’re going to go over some common terms that often throw customers for a loop and hopefully clear up some misunderstandings about our Network TAPs.
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