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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.


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!

TAP Into Technology Blog: TAPs vs SPAN (5)

Are my Packets Lying? 4 Things to Look for in Packet Traces

Packets don’t lie – well, most of the time. They tell the truth unless they have been captured incorrectly. In those cases, packets can tell bold-faced lies. When digging through trace files, we can come upon symptoms in the packets that...

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Network TAP vs SPAN Port: Putting Them to the Test

For years now we all have read about the difference between data capture off a span/mirror port and a network TAP. Packet Pioneer, Chris Greer was interested to see the difference between a data stream captured on a network TAP versus a...

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2016's Winner Best of Blog - Born in the USA, Tech Talk, SPAN vs TAP and more

Thank you networking community! You voted and we are pleased to announce the top 'Tap into Technology ' blog posts of 2016. Below are the top 3 posts from 2016. Thank you for being a part of the Garland community and we look forward to the...

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Court Approved and Can't Be Hacked: The Network TAP

How trusted does your data have to be? In today's world of data breaches and hacks, it is best to be capturing 100% of your data. In the court of law, dropped packets equal unsubmittable evidence. Learn what makes network TAPs approved for...

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Follow the History and Added Function of the Network TAP

The two most common methods to access network data are via a Network TAP or from a SPAN port. How much do you know about Network TAPs? If you don't use them, maybe you think it's just another failure point or there may be a forwarding...

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Network Monitoring with Differentiated Services (DiffServ or SDCP)

Most network engineers are familiar with how to configure a SPAN port on a switch. This is a common way to get access to the network data to perform network analysis and connect various packet capturing monitoring tools to it. When...

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