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Tap or SPAN: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Choosing Between the Two
In network and security monitoring, there's an ongoing debate about the best data access method to deliver copied network traffic to monitoring tools. The reality of the situation though, is that both methods have their pros and cons and some IT staff are more confident in one resource over the other. However, neither can be described by experts as being the absolute "best." So where does this leave you when it comes to finding the optimal access tool to fit your infrastructure needs?
Read this informative resource to learn about the pros and cons of choosing between taps and SPANs and how you can use a combination of both to best fit your particular monitoring needs and cover all your bases.