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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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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.


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Planning for Visibility at Cisco Live! U.S. 2016

After attending Cisco Live Berlin back in February, we marked our calendars for July 10 to July 14 when the show comes to Las Vegas, NV. The Cisco Live shows are meant to bring the world’s foremost technology innovators together for an event filled with educational and networking opportunities. As we learned in Berlin and last year in San Diego, Cisco Live gives us an opportunity to spread the word about the need for network TAPs for guaranteed network visibility.
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3 Protocols You Need to Know Before Increasing Network Speeds

Traffic demands have spiked dramatically over the past five years, and gigabit Ethernet isn’t cutting it in enterprise networks anymore. While many companies have started making the transition from 1G to 10G, the next transition is pretty steep. After 10G, you have a costly choice between 40G and 100G network speeds and most companies just don’t have the resources to make the jump. 
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5 Steps for Tagging Packets in Port Channel Architecture

Antiquated infrastructure, slow technology migrations, and limited bandwidth can’t keep pace with the traffic demands of increasingly advanced communications software, real-time data backup solutions, and other high-bandwidth applications. In other words, both software and demand are always light-years ahead of infrastructure and the human psychology that dictates IT decisions at enterprises—and that gap is widening.
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Not Ready for the 10G to 40G Transition? Consider Cisco's EtherChannel

Large enterprises know they will eventually have to make the transition from 10G networking to 40G if they want to overcome the challenges of big data and bandwidth-hogging applications. But boosting bandwidth quickly would require replacing cable infrastructures, purchasing new connectors, and addressing significant monitoring challenges. Faced with these hurdles, some companies aren’t ready financially or structurally to make the full transition.
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"Are You Still Using SPAN Ports?”—[Video] A Recap of Cisco Live! Berlin

on 2/25/16 9:18 AM By | Chris Bihary | 0 Comments | TAPs vs SPAN Events & News Cisco Solutions
We had a blast at Cisco Berlin 2016 this past week with the 12,000+ attendees. German attendance was strong, but there were plenty of people from large industrial manufacturers, governmental agencies, telecom and more representing locations from around the globe. We met a lot of great networking professionals while supporting our technology partner, Cisco, as we focused on showing our commitment to EMEA and network access points (TAPs). However, even with so many impressive networking pros, we’re always surprised how many of them still use SPAN ports. As seen in our TAP’d In Cisco Berlin video – we converted many of them!
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On TAP at the Cisco Berlin Expo—Ensuring Network Visibility as Network Speeds Increase

on 2/9/16 8:00 AM By | Chris Bihary | 0 Comments | Events & News Technology Partners Cisco Solutions
Every year, Cisco—a Garland Technology partner—hosts a number of user expos across the globe to deliver premier education and training for network engineers all the way up to IT directors. On February 15 - 19, 2016, enterprise IT professionals at all levels will gather at the Messe Berlin in Germany for the Cisco Live Berlin Expo. One focus every year is how to continuously adapt to greater network demands—and 2016 won’t be an exception. 
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