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

For Immediate Release

GTA Announces GB-OS 5.0.1 Software
GTA Updates System Software

Orlando, FL - July 10, 2007 - Global Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA), released GB-OS 5.0 patch level 1 (ver. 5.0.1) today. This OS patch release includes minor enhancements along with fixes for issues identified since release of GB-OS 5.0.

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GB-OS 5.0 patch level 1 will be available for download through the GTA on-line support center July 10, 2007. Customers whose firewalls are currently registered through GTA's on-line support center and have GB-OS version 5.0 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 GB-OS 5.0.1 upgrade.

GTA has incorporated a robust Intrusion Prevention System into GTAs core GB-OS system software. When used in conjunction with Mail Sentinel Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam and Surf Sentinel content filtering, GTA firewall UTM systems offer a comprehensive perimeter security solution.

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.


For more information, contact Rochelle Richards, Global Technology Associates, Inc. at (407) 380-0220 (, or visit