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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!

Network Packet Brokers

Purpose-built and Specialized for your Needs

Flexible Network Traffic Optimization

In today’s environment with significant investment in security and monitoring tools, Garland Technology recognizes the need for a cost effective solution that allows the flexibility and speed that is required for the networks of the future.

Garland provides the advantages of full-featured Network Packet Brokers (NPB) 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. Allowing you to deploy what you need, when you need it. Learn more about Traffic Aggregation.

Deconstructed Purpose-built Packet Brokers:

  • Advanced Aggregators: filtering, aggregation and load balancing
  • Advanced Features: deduplication, packet slicing and time stamping
  • Hybrid NPB’s with TAP integration
  • Inline Edge Security Packet Brokers with Bypass integration
  • No additional per-port or feature license fees 
Deconstructed NPB

Traffic Aggregation


PacketMAXTM: Specialty Aggregator 

Monitor IT network segments previously impractical.

  • Two form factors: 1U Half-Rack and 1U with less than 13” depth
  • Great for tight spaces and Fly-away Kits
  • No license or port fees
  • Supports 1G/10G

  • Aggregate network traffic to a single or multiple tools
  • Load balancing and Layer 2–4 filtering

PacketMAXTM: Advanced Aggregator 

Optimize network traffic to improve security and monitoring tools

  • 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
  • Layer 2–4 filtering

  • GRE/VXLAN Tunneling
  • No additional per-port license fees

Advanced Features


PacketMAXTM: Advanced Feature
Packet Broker

Extend feature set of existing infrastructure and reduce the processing load to security and monitoring tools

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

PacketMAXTM: Advanced Feature Dedup

Extend feature set of existing infrastructure and reduce the processing load to security and monitoring tools

  • Supports 10G/40G
  • FPGA Based design for increased flexibility

  • Large window deduplication

  • Time Stamping: 5 nS resolution

  • Programmable Packet Slicing

TAP Packet Broker Hybrids


XtraTAPTM: Packet Broker

All-In-1 Network TAP Packet Broker hybrid for easy to deploy visibility and network optimization

  • Provide 100% full duplex traffic visibility

  • Advanced filtering for Layer 2, Layer 3 and Layer 4

  • Exclusive high density 1U support 4 TAPs and 2U supports 12 TAPs

  • Supports filtering, aggregation, bypass or breakout TAP modules
  • Multi-Tier Filtering supports MAC, VLAN, IP, DSCP, TCP, UDP 
  • Media Conversion: Fiber (SX, LX, ZX) and copper (TX)

EdgeLens® Inline Security Packet Broker

Integrated Bypass Packet Broker for Inline Tool Management Resilience

  • Supports 1G/10G/40G
  • Guarantee 100% network uptime with configurable heartbeat technology
  • TAP four 1G/10G links and deliver data to 1G, 10G and 40G tools
  • Supports High Availability (HA) and tool chaining
  • Manage multiple inline and out-of-band tools from one device
  • Supports filtering, aggregating, load balancing and regeneration

"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."

-Lou Rabon, Founder / CEO, Cyber Defense Group

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