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How Do Network TAPs Work?
Part 2: The TAP Strategy
Ensure the smooth running of your entire Network Management by creating a TAP Strategy that suits your needs. Say goodbye to messy data, missing packets and network down-time.
Intelligent Hybrid TAPs
Network Critical’s hybrid TAPs provide high quality performance and flexibility needed to manage tools that protect network infrastructure, secure information and keep up with the ever-changing attack environment.
Active Ethernet TAPs
Bypass TAPs with heartbeat technology provide real time network security without sacrificing network reliability or availability. Network Critical’s SmartNA-X™ and SmartNA-XL™ TAPs with 10G Bypass module provides the high speed performance needed to connect security tools and protect network traffic in real time.
Active Fiber Bypass TAP modules for 10Mb~10Gb for SmartNA-XL NPB System
Passive Fiber TAPs
These passive TAPs provide secure and simple access to the live traffic in your high speed production networks, without introducing latency or a point of failure. Installed into key links in your production network our passive optical LC and MPO TAPs pass all full-duplex traffic, including errors, to your monitoring network for unbeatable visibility.
Network Critical offers several Passive TAP solutions including:
High Density - up to 36 taps in 1U
MTP® Elite Connectors Available
Front/Rear Cable Management System
Aggregate SPAN/TAP traffic feeds across multiple network links, filtering, optimizing and feeding the combined traffic to connected security and monitoring tools for further analysis
Identify traffic based on signature or patterns across any part of the packet - or corresponding to application sessions - and forward to security appliances, increasing their efficacy and performance.
Distribute traffic among multiple ports based on a variety of options: hashing, bandwidth, cumulative traffic, packet rate, connections, and more.
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