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

For Immediate Release

GTA Releases GB Commander 2.0 for GTA Firewalls
Firewall Management System Simplifies Administration of Distributed Firewalls

Orlando, FL - November 15, 2007 - Global Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA), a worldwide leader in cost-effective network security solutions, announced the release of GB Commander 2.0 today. GB-Commander 2.0, the core of GTA's Firewall Control Center, provides easy administration and monitoring of GTA Firewall UTM products over a distributed network. GB Commander 2.0 is a completely redesigned and enhanced version of GTA's firewall management software application which includes enhanced firewall administration for individual or groups of firewalls, remote system software updates, security policy management and firewall status charts.

"GB Commander 2.0 has new features and been completely revised from the ground-up to run on Windows and Linux servers, providing IT administrators with a firewall management product that is easy to install and use," said Nita Seng, VP of Sales and Marketing for GTA. "GTA Firewall administrators with multiple firewalls will appreciate the ease of keeping their firewalls running uniform system software updates and configurations with GB Commander 2.0."

GB Commander 2.0 incorporates GTA Reporting Suite to provide over 100 clear, concise, top-level summary reports and charts generated from monitored GTA firewall log data.

GB Commander 2.0 includes three components: the Firewall Control Center Server, the GB Commander 2.0 Database Backend, and the platform-independent Java-based GB Commander 2.0 Client. The Firewall Control Center Server and GB Commander 2.0 Database Backend can be installed on either Microsoft Windows or Linux. The GB Commander 2.0 Client provides the intuitive graphical user interface for the application.

GB Commander 2.0 will be available at no charge to current owners of GB Commander. Evaluation versions of GB Commander 2.0 may be requested at Additional information at, via email to or through the local authorized GTA channel partner network.

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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