Garland Technology and Cloud Harmonics Launch Partnership at Ignite 2016

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Leading network TAP manufacturer and Fuel User Group Founding Partner, Garland Technology has partnered with Cloud Harmonics, the fastest growing Palo Alto Networks’ distributor, to deliver turn-key security solutions that provide 100% data access and visibility for next-generation security technologies

Cloud Harmonics partners with Garland Technology
Cloud Harmonics is an exceptional example of a complete distribution and service solution.

Garland Technology, the leading manufacturer of network TAPs has announced today a technology partnership with Cloud Harmonics, the leading next-generation distributor of cybersecurity and cloud technologies. The official launch of this partnership begins at Ignite 2016, hosted by Palo Alto Networks in Las Vegas on April 3-6, 2016.

The joint partnership began with the need for next-generation security technologies to ensure 100% data access and visibility, while maintaining 100% network uptime. With Garland Technology’s bypass network TAPs, all data - every bit, byte and packet® - is copied and delivered to the security appliance, whether it’s a next-generation firewall (NGFW) or next-generation intrusion prevention system (NG-IPS).

“I am very excited to announce this partnership. Cloud Harmonics is an exceptional example of a complete distribution and service solution. They offer superb technology, in-depth training and advanced services to their customers.” said Chris Bihary, CEO/Co-Founder of Garland Technology.

Garland Technology’s bypass network test access points (TAPs) were designed specifically as connectivity tool for active, in-band security devices, these purpose built hardware devices do not introduce additional points of failure or unneeded infrastructure into the network.

“By aligning with Garland Technology we are able to deliver a guaranteed, turn-key visibility solution for Palo Alto Networks NGFW users, as well as ensure 100% network uptime - even during times of network maintenance, updates or trouble-shooting.” said Doug Chalmers, COO, Cloud Harmonics.

Network TAPs are considered the best practice by IT professionals when 100% network access and visibility is required. Companies that rely on traditional SPAN ports experience lost packets and higher latency due to oversubscribed ports, thus making their network monitoring and analysis appliances ineffective.

About Cloud Harmonics
Cloud Harmonics Inc., the fastest growing full-service, Next-Generation Distributor of cybersecurity and cloud technologies, is fueling the channel with its innovative Educate, Engage and Enable business model. Working with leading technology providers, such as Aruba Networks, Arista Networks, HPE, Palo Alto Networks and others, Cloud Harmonics provides the awareness, technical proficiency and services support its more than 300 reseller partners need to create opportunities, close deals and secure repeat business. Cloud Harmonics trains more than 3000 engineers annually. Through its large distribution channel, the company provides resellers access to an arsenal of business applications that streamline sales, reduce costs, and accelerate the adoption of next-generation solutions. To learn more about the world-class training, disruptive engagement methodology and differentiated services and applications that has made Cloud Harmonics the distributor of choice for resellers and technology companies everywhere, please visit

About Garland Technology
Garland Technology guarantees precise data monitoring capabilities with a full line of network access points (TAPs) including: network TAPs that support breakout, aggregation, regeneration and bypass modes; packet brokering, load balancing and filtering products; all available in portable, 1U or 2U chassis systems. Garland network TAPs support all networks, including copper wire in 10/100M, 10/100/1000M and fiber in 1G, 10G, 40G, 100G. Garland’s network TAPs avoid introducing additional software that could be a point of failure to your network.

Garland’s design and educational-based approach includes a team of network designers to work directly with you and your team to meet your network access and visibility needs and provide you with the best solution for any monitoring or security appliance - allowing you to see every bit, byte and packet®. For more information, visit

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