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Garland Technology joins Palo Alto Networks’ Technology Partner Program to enable continuous network monitoring and availability using Bypass TAPS
Buffalo, NY March 21, 2013 -- Garland Technology, the innovator of modular Bypass TAP Technology Solutions, announced today that its Bypass family of TAPs is compatible with Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewalls.
Garland is a market leader in network TAPs, aggregation/regeneration TAPs and filtering aggregation load balancing solutions for enterprise networks, service providers and government networks.
When used in conjunction with Palo Alto Networks Next Generation Firewall, Garland Technology Bypass TAPs can provide a comprehensive network monitoring and availability solution for mutual enterprise customers. Bypass TAPs provide enterprise customers with 100% network visibility and availability to network traffic by mitigating risks of scheduled downtime of an inline appliance for configuration changes or maintenance.
Chris Bihary, CEO/Co-owner of Garland, said, “We are excited to be part of the Palo Alto Networks Technology Partner Program. We are an access point for connecting the Palo Alto Networks NextGeneration Firewall in-line without having to worry about network downtime, maintenance or troubleshooting. Our Bypass TAP Technology is available for 1Gigabit, 10Gigabit and 40Gigabit Networks.”
This partnership ensures interoperability between Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewalls and Garland Technology's line of portable, modular and integrated bypass switches to ensure continuous network monitoring, availability and mitigation under planned or unplanned interruptions to network services.
“We welcome the addition of Garland Technology to our Technology Partner Program,” said Chad Kinzelberg, senior vice president of Business and Corporate Development for Palo Alto Networks. “Garland is focused on helping customers deploy their Next-Generation Firewalls in highly dynamic network environments that require continuous monitoring and uninterrupted availability.”
Chris Bihary, CEO and Co-founder of Garland Technology, has been in the network performance industry for over 20 years. Bihary has established collaborative partnerships with technology companies to complement product performance and security through the integration of network TAP visibility.