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

For Immediate Release

GTA Announces New Firewall Appliances
GB-800 & GB-800e Firewalls Include Threat Managements Features For Small Businesses

Orlando, FL - November 11th, 2005 - Global Technology Associates, Inc., (GTA), a worldwide leader in cost effective network security solutions, today announced two new firewall appliances . GB-800 and GB-800e. Targeting the expanding needs of the small businesses these all-in-one appliances offer multi-level perimeter security. The new firewalls include threat management functionalities with support GTA.s Mail Sentinel Anti-Spam and Mail Sentinel Anti-Virus email filtering. Acknowledged worldwide for their 10 years of firewall experience, GTA.s new firewall appliance models are powered by GTA.s GB-OS version 3.7.1 certified to meet ICSA 4.1 corporate criteria.

GTA's new firewalls, featuring Mail Sentinel, provide increased gateway security through email filtering for spam and viruses. Mail Sentinel Anti-Spam is powered by Mailshell.s anti-spam engine, while Mail Sentinel Anti-Virus was developed in partnership with Kaspersky Labs. These two subscription based options allow users to have the most current virus definitions and spam detection rules automatically uploaded to their firewall. The GB-800 and the GB-800e firewall appliances are available in 50 or unrestricted concurrent user configurations. The firewalls may be utilized as desktop or rack mount appliances allowing GTA.s firewall appliances to match most small business needs. The GB-800e includes hardware VPN acceleration.

GTA will begin shipping the new firewall appliances on November 11, 2005, and are available internationally through GTA.s authorized channel partner. Customers in North America may also contact GTA directly for product information and pricing.

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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