Technology Partners

Our technology partners solve critical problems when it comes to network security, monitoring, application analysis, forensics and packet inspection. Garland Technology's network TAPs provide the physical connection between your network, and your security and monitoring appliances.  

By using a purpose-built external network TAP you are ensured 100% visibility to see every bit, byte and packet ®.

Big Switch Networks

BSN-Logo-RGB-300Big Switch Networks is the market leader in bringing hyperscale-inspired data center networking technologies to a broader audience. The company is taking three key hyperscale technologies -- OEM/ODM bare metal and open Ethernet switch hardware, sophisticated SDN control software, and core-and-pod data center designs -- and leveraging them in fit-for-purpose products designed for use in enterprises, cloud providers, and service providers.

The company's Big Monitoring Fabric is a next-generation SDN solution to monitor existing networks, and the flagship Big Cloud Fabric is the industry's most advanced bare metal switching fabric intended for new data center pods such as private cloud, big data, and VDI. The company is backed by Index Ventures, Morgenthaler Ventures, Silver Lake Partners, Accton, Redpoint Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Intel and Goldman Sachs, among others. For additional information, email, follow @bigswitch, or visit


Read Media ReleaseGarland Technology Partners with Big Switch Networks to deliver 100G Monitoring for Data Center Visibility and Security

Make the most of your SDN implementation, learn more by clicking through our solutions below. 

Big Switch Networks Joint Solutions Briefs: 


Webinar - Garland and Big Switch: Enabling Low-Cost 100G Monitoring for Visibility and Security 

Learn how Big Switch SDN fabric and Garland TAPs enable low-cost 10G/40G/100G pervasive monitoring. In this recorded webinar, discover how Garland Technology’s network TAPs are deployed with Big Switch’s Big Monitoring Fabric to provide a 10G/40G/100G monitoring solution that is operationally simple, highly scalable, and cost-effective for enterprise, service provider and web-scale/SaaS data centers. 

The webinar presenters included Chris Bihary, CEO/Co-Founder, Garland Technology; Prashant Gandhi, VP, Products & Strategy, Big Switch Networks; and Mostafa Mansour, Technical Marketing, Big Switch Networks.  They address the following:

  • What are the key drivers for high-performance monitoring?
  • How does the joint solution provide simplicity, scale and economics for DC-wide monitoring?
  • Why does a network TAP ensure 100% data visibility and access to a centralized tool farm?
  • Demo (at 23:54): Any TAP to Any Tool – Dramatically Simplified!

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