European Contact:
Nick Squire
Global Technology Associates, Inc.
+44 1903 205151
squire@emea.gta.com

For Immediate Release

GTA Signs New Gold Partner level Distributor for Norwegian Market
Inferno Nettverk set to blaze security trail in Norway

ORLANDO, FLORIDA (February 8, 2000) --- Global Technology Associates, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with Inferno Nettverk to distribute the GNAT Box Firewall and GB-100 Firewall Appliance in Norway.

"Inferno Nettverk's in-depth technical and Norwegian market knowledge in computer security are the ideal compliment to GTA's cost effective GNAT Box and GB-100 Firewall solutions.", commented Nick Squire, Channel Sales Manager for GTA.

"Norwegian resellers will find GTA's range of products a refreshing alternative to the existing limited offerings available in the area.", added Squire.

"The GNAT Box is a powerful firewall, based on reliable, proven technology which we are proud to add to our product range" said Karl-Andre' Skevik, CEO of Inferno Nettverk. "The impressive price/performance ratio of the GNAT Box will make it ideal for meeting the increased awareness and demand for network security in Norway."

About Inferno Nettverk

Inferno Nettverk is a consulting company specializing in computer security and software engineering. With a solid foundation in software engineering, Inferno Nettverk builds and develops custom-built cutting edge Internet technologies. For additional information regarding GNAT Box in Norway please contact Inferno Nettverk at phone number (+47) 2295 8303, fax (+47) 2260 4427, or email info@inet.no.

About Global Technology Associates, Inc.

Global Technology Associates, Inc., is a world leader in cost-effective network security solutions; its products include the GB100 Firewall Appliance and GNAT Box Firewall software. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, the privately-held company has distributors, resellers and local support located worldwide.

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For more information, contact Nick Squire European Channel Sales Manager, Tel +44 1903 205151, (squire@emea.gta.com) or visit http://www.gta.com.