G-TAP A Series

Active Network TAPs with Battery Backup Power

The G-TAP® A Series includes 1 and 10 Gigabit network TAPs that support the Gigamon Always On architecture. Battery backup power and fail-to-wire capabilities prevent network downtime. SNMP traps alert you to changes in power or link state of the TAP's network or monitor ports. G-TAP A Series managed active TAPs support 10/100/1000BASE-T, 10Gb Direct Attached Copper, and optical network wavelength and mode conversion.

G-TAP A Series Use Cases

  • Fault tolerant for a 10/100/1000 link providing full-duplex traffic to attached monitoring and visibility tools
  • Provides 10G SFP+ capabilities for visibility into applications requiring direct attach copper
  • Active monitoring of link state and power levels to help ensure uptime and connectivity
  • Integrated with GigaVUE® appliances as part of a complete network visibility solution

Always On Architecture

The G-TAP A Series active network TAPs mirror 100 percent of network traffic, including errors, non-standard network traffic and network packets that do not conform to established protocol standards, which enables detailed visibility for security and network monitoring.

The product’s unique design constantly charges the integrated backup battery while using any of the primary forms of power (PoE, AC and DC), which allows this TAP series to assume power load in the event of primary power failure.

The G-TAP A Series’ intelligent network monitoring provides SNMP trap alerts when the TAP is using the backup battery, power levels drop, existing links are removed or when new links are added.

G-TAP A Series, along with the Gigamon Visibility and Analytics Fabric™, provides pervasive and intelligent visibility across the distributed enterprise, thereby enabling efficient use of security and networking tools.


G-TAP A Series

Eliminate link downtime associated to link renegotiation on the end devices connected to a TAP.


G-TAP A Series

The G-TAP A Series is a line of active network TAPs designed with the Gigamon Always On architecture.


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