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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 TAP Modes

Some Network TAPs can perform multiple functions and modes within the same device, which allows you the flexibility to optimize your tools and network. These functions are reflected in the below-animated diagrams.

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TAP Modes

  • Breakout
  • Aggregation
  • SPAN (Regen)
  • Filtering
  • Bypass
  • Data Diode
  • Failsafe

TAP 'Breakout' (often referred to as just TAP or TAP mode) is the most common function TAPs provide. 'Breakout' sends each side of traffic to separate monitoring ports. Ensuring that no packet is lost to high-priority monitoring tools.


TAP Modes

  • TAP vs SPAN
  • TAP to AGG
  • Data Diode
  • Bypass