Company Contact:
Monika Baumann
Global Technology Associates, Inc.
(407) 380-0220

For Immediate Release

GTA Announces Distribution Agreement with DataResults
GNAT Box Firewalls receive increased coverage in The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Spain and Portugal

Orlando, FL - July 29, 2002 – Global Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA), a worldwide leader in cost-effective network security solutions, today announced the signing of a distribution and marketing agreement with DataResults, of The Netherlands. Under the terms of the agreement DataResults will distribute GTA's family of products throughout The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Spain and Portugal.

"We believe DataResults replacing their existing firewall offering with GTA's firewall family, demonstrates their confidence in GTA's product, channel program and corporate organization," said Nick Squire, European Channel Sales Manager. "Data Results' channel will reap the rewards of GTA support, while providing GTA with an experienced firewall sales channel broadening GTA's exposure across Europe."

"We are very pleased that we could establish a relationship with GTA for all our territories. We look forward to a stable, long lasting and profitable relationship," said Jan Van Der Marel, CEO of DataResults. "The firewall market in Europe is becoming very important to us. We expect to see a very rapid growth in that segment. We believe GTA offers a unique selling proposition with high quality, flexibility and excellent value that will provide an unique selling proposition for our channel."

About DataResults

DataResults founded in 1995, is headquartered in Giessen, Netherlands is a distributor of security solutions with a network of more than 200 channel resellers throughout The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Spain and Portugal. For additional information contact: Business Development Director, Hans Wierts, Tel. +31 183 449944, Fax +31 183 449045, e-mail:, web:

About Global Technology Associates, Inc.

Global Technology Associates, Inc., is a world leader in cost-effective network security solutions; its products include firewall/VPN appliances and firewall/VPN system software.  Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, the privately held company has since 1994 been the developer of firewalls that lead the market in price/performance.  GTA has international distribution partners in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania.


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