Visibility Solutions

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!

Network Packet Brokers

Purpose-built and Specialized for your Needs

Why Deconstructing Today's Packet Broker Makes Sense

In today’s environment with significant investment in security and monitoring tools, Garland recognizes the need for a cost effective solution that allows the flexibility and speed that is required for the networks of the future. Get the advantages of full-featured NPBs at a significantly less cost. We take the approach of providing solutions that are flexible and scalable for future on-demand growth with excellent ROI.

Garland’s “deconstructed packet brokers” offer a specialized device for each of your needs:

• Advanced aggregators: filtering, aggregation and load balancing

• Advanced features: deduplication, packet slicing and time stamping

• Hybrid NPB’s with TAP integration

• Inline Edge Security solutions

• Fully supported ports - no additional per-port license fees 


Deconstructed Network Packet Broker

Advanced Aggregators

PacketMAX™: Advanced Aggregator

PacketMAXTM: Advanced Aggregator 

High Density Aggregation, Filtering, Replication and Load Balancing

  • Supports 1G/10G/25G/40G/100G
  • Aggregate network traffic to a single or multiple tools (1:1, 1:N, N:1, N:N) 
  • Session/flow aware/hash-based load balancing 
  • GRE/VXLAN Tunneling
  • No additional per-port license fees

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Advanced Features

Advance features

PacketMAXTM: Advanced Features

Time Stamping | Packet Slicing | Filtering, Aggregation, and Load balancing

  • Supports 1G/10G/40G/100G
  • Time stamping
  • Packet Slicing
  • GRE, L2GRE, ERSPAN, VxLAN Tunneling
  • Hash-based load balancing and round-robin distribution 
  • No additional per-port license fees

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Advanced Features deduplication

PacketMAXTM: Advanced Features Dedup

10G | Advanced Feature Node | Deduplication

  • Deduplication

  • FPGA Based design for increased flexibility

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Hybrid Packet Brokers

PacketSTAX™: Modular Network Packet Broker

PacketSTAXTM: Modular Network Packet Broker

Port-to-Port Aggregator with Port Mapping Filtering

  • Supports 1G networks / 1U/2U Chassis
  • Flexible design; chassis accommodates bypass, filtering, aggregation or breakout TAP modules.
  • High density data center solution: 1U = 4 TAPS | 2 U = 12 TAPS
  • Remote Access with GUI or CLI
  • Media Conversion: Fiber (SX, LX, ZX) and copper (TX)
  • Multi-Tier Filtering supports MAC, VLAN, IP, DSCP, TCP, UDP 

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 EdgeLens® Inline Security Packet Broker

EdgeLens® Inline Security Packet Broker

Failsafe | Filtering, Aggregating and Load Balancing

  • Guarantee 100% network uptime with configurable heartbeat technology
  • Take your inline appliance offline without interrupting traffic for sandboxing, updates, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • TAP a 1G link, or a 10G link and deliver data to 1G and 10G appliances
  • TAP once and connect multiple inline appliances
  • Supports filtering, aggregating, replication and load balancing
  • No additional per-port license fees

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Have Questions?

Please contact us. We're here to help you find the right packet broker solution for your project.


Building a Network
Visibility Fabric

White paper

EMA covers the principles of Network Visibility Fabric design, a reliable Access Layer, Aggregation Layer, load balancing and more.

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Increase Your Network ROI

White paper

In this white paper we go over where Aggregation fits in your network and how to create an effective Aggregation layer to built the four tiers of network visibility.

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Ensuring Permissible
Packet Capture


Real time tracking and analysis of big data to provide IT Forensics that include packet captures that are permissible for legal evidence in criminal trials.

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Before we found Garland our options were limited. It’s either we go to a huge provider like Gigamon, which is super expensive, and doesn’t give you a custom solution. Or the other end of the spectrum would be buying a 1G consumer grade mirror on Amazon and that wasn’t going to solve our problem.

-Lou Rabon, Founder / CEO, Cyber Defense Group