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

For Immediate Release

GTA Announces GB-OS 5.0.4
GTA adds GSM Modem support to GB-OS System Software

Orlando, FL - February 25, 2008 - Global Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA), released GB-OS 5.0 patch level 4 (ver. 5.0.4) today. This OS patch release includes support for USB based GSM Modems along with other minor enhancements and addresses issues identified since release of GB-OS 5.0.3. The addition of GSM Modem support provides additional connectivity flexibility to GTA Firewall UTM products for Internet connectivity or gateway failover.

Full release notes are available in the System Software Release Notes Section of GTA's website,

GB-OS 5.0 patch level 4 will be available for GTA customers utilizing GB-OS 5.0 automatic upgrade function and via download through the GTA Online Support Center on February 25, 2008. Customers whose firewalls are currently registered through GTA's Online Support Center and who 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 Commander 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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