Company Contact:
Rochelle Richards
Global Technology Associates, Inc.
(407) 380-0220
rrichards@gta.com

For Immediate Release

GTA Announces GB-OS Release 3.7.1
GTA releases the latest version of its firewall system software

Orlando, FL - October 5th, 2005 - Orlando, FL . September 29, 2005 - GTA released GB-OS version 3.7 patch level 1 (ver. 3.7.1) on October 5th, 2005. This OS patch release includes minor enhancements and fixes for issues identified since release of GNAT Box OS version 3.7.0.

Full release notes may be reviewed by visiting our website at http://www.gta.com

GB-OS version 3.7 patch level 1 will be available for download through the GTA on-line support center October 5th, 2005, and will shipped preinstalled on new products beginning October 6, 2005. Customers whose firewalls are currently registered through GTA's on-line support center and have version 3.7.x or a current support contract, may download the latest update and retrieve required activation codes at no charge. Other customers should contact GTA sales or their authorized GTA channel partner for purchase options for the version 3.7.1 upgrade.

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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For more information, contact Rochelle Richards, Global Technology Associates, Inc. at (407) 380-0220 (rrichards@gta.com), or visit http://www.gta.com.