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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

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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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How to Troubleshoot the Network Part 1: Common Problems and the Tools to Solve Them

on 4/9/20 8:00 AM By | Mark Graham | 0 Comments | Network TAPs Network Visibility/Monitoring Wireshark
The availability of your network and IT services can make or break business performance. A full-blown outage costs 86% of companies more than $300,000 per hour with 34% saying the costs would exceed $1 million per hour. But it’s not just outages that come with high costs. Slow performance and frequent brownouts will also lead to significant damages. While IT decision makers say that 51% of outages are avoidable with proper monitoring, we have to recognize that troubleshooting is a fact of life. Being able to do so effectively and efficiently will keep your business running smoothly even when issues arise. This is Part 1 in a two-part series explaining how to troubleshoot your network. Here, we’ll talk about how to troubleshoot the most common network issues and the tools needed to do so. And in Part Two, we’ll talk about how to troubleshoot network forensics issues.
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What is Network Visibility and How to Guarantee 100% Data Capture

Network visibility has never been more important to the success of a business, regardless of industry. Addressing increasingly demanding business requirements has led to highly complex IT environments. And unfortunately, blind spots have become more common as a result. Any blind spots in your network can lead to costly consequences from both performance monitoring and security perspectives. If a blind spot leads to system outages, you could be faced with, on average, $300,000 per hour of downtime. And if blind spots open the door for attackers to launch a data breach, the global average cost of a data breach is $3.92 million. Eliminating these blind spots starts with maximizing network visibility. But what do we really mean by network visibility and how do you achieve it?
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How does Garland Prisms work with AWS?

The advantages of public cloud computing can’t be beat. Companies around the world are taking advantage of the cost-saving measures associated with public cloud to help scale their infrastructure, provide disaster recovery services, elastic storage, and hosted services. As public cloud became more popular over the last few years, leaders quickly developed in the space. According to a recent Gartner report, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is by far the leading public cloud infrastructure platform, owning 47.8% of the market share. After AWS there is a big drop down to the next leaders: Microsoft Azure holds 15.5% of the market, Alibaba owns 7.7%, and Google Cloud has just 4%. In this new, three part blog series, I’ll explore AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, describe some of the benefits and limitations of each platform, and how Garland Prisms can work within the platforms to provide additional value to customers by providing packet level visibility in the public cloud. 
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Don’t Choose The Wrong Network TAP

on 12/26/19 8:00 AM By | Chris Bihary | 0 Comments | Network TAPs Network Design
If you’ve previously read the Garland Technology blog, you know the importance that network TAPs have with regard to guaranteeing your network security and visibility. These devices provide a complete copy of traffic, passing data to your critical monitoring tools and applications. It’s essential to understand that not all network TAPs are made the same. From speed and materials to functional characteristics, do you know which TAP you need to protect your network?
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What’s Your Palo Alto NGFW Deployment Plan?

A firewall is a network security device that monitors both incoming and outgoing network traffic, and based on a set of rules, decides whether to allow or block that traffic, protecting the network. Whether you are replacing a legacy firewall or adding an additional NGFW (Next-Generation Firewall) for internal security, a detailed deployment plan is required.
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Failsafe Deployment of 100G Inline Security Tools with EdgeSafe Bypass TAPs

on 11/12/19 8:00 AM By | Jerry Dillard | 0 Comments | Network TAPs Network Security Inline Security Appliances
Today’s networks have become sophisticated defense mechanisms, architected with numerous inline security tools such as firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, web application firewalls, data loss prevention, SSL decryption and more. While the benefits of these active tools as part of your security strategy to protect your network are inherent, the simple fact that they are inline creates some problems if not addressed properly, as they are potential single points of failure (SPOF) in the network. The use of bypass TAPs, deployed with inline appliances provides failsafe and heartbeat technology to monitor the appliance’s health, eliminating the single point of failure, while providing complete network visibility. 
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