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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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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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Leading the Way in Network Technology

Selecting the Right Packet Broker for Your Network

The Network Packet Broker (NPB) has become a critical component to any network.  They offer numerous benefits to both network operations and network security teams. With an increasing number of vendors offering these products, selecting the right product has become more challenging than ever.  A good approach to selecting the right product is to first understand that modern NPBs really fall into one of three categories. These include full-featured NPBs, White Box NPBs, and Aggregators. Understanding these three product categories can help reduce the time it takes to locate the correct product for your network.
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¿Y qué rayos es un Network Packet Broker (NPB)?

Las ventajas de visibilidad de los Network Packet Brokers English version Los Network Packet Brokers (NPB) es la manera más eficiente para extender la vida útil de sus herramientas de monitoreo y seguridad fundamentalmente de dos formas: Filtrando el tráfico no necesario para el proceso de inspección de ciertas herramientas, por ejemplo, voz, video, música, datos duplicados etc, al remover toda esa data de las herramientas serán hasta un 40% más eficaces.
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Understanding Advanced Features in a Network Packet Broker

Network Packet Brokers (NPBs) have come a long way from their modest roots as data monitoring switches, though their intended application remains nearly the same.  The NPB is still primarily used as a device to maximize the performance of monitoring and security tools. The NPB’s most important features remain unchanged, these includes, 1:1, 1:N, N:1, and N:N port mappings, full L2-L4 filtering options, and configurable load balancing options.  In the pursuit of gaining a competitive advantage, vendors continue to add advanced features. This adds complexity in selecting the right product for your network. The key to selecting the right product is the understanding of each advanced feature and its alternatives. Looking at Deduplication, SSL/TLS decryption, and Netflow generation are a good place to start.
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How to Connect your Inline Application Monitoring Tools in 5 Steps

It goes without saying, but proper application monitoring is a critical component of sound network management. Let the following example show you:
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The 101 Series: Network Packet Brokers

Understanding and maintain control of your network is a constant, uphill battle. With the increase in network virtualization, BYOD, and growing number of security threats, network monitoring is more important than ever.  It’s well documented that the foundation of any good visibility fabric comes from using network Test Access Points (TAPs), but then where does all that TAP’d traffic go? The answer should be, to a Network Packet Broker.
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3 Places to TAP Your Network

Now that we’ve gone over reasons why you want to utilize network TAPs in your network, the next logical question to answer is, Where do you TAP your network?
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