Layer 1 Taps

Layer 1 where monitoring starts. 

  • Test Access Ports (TAP)

A tap is a device which duplicates the traffic on physical layer (layer 1), this is done in different ways depending on the physical medium. There are two physical mediums used copper cabel (RJ45 CAT4 - CAT7) and optical fibers multimode ore singlemode.  The copper 

  • Bypass Switches
  • Regeneration TAPS
  • Regenerators
  • Media Converters
  • CDWDM Back Haule