For Immediate Release
Westinghouse Communications and GTA Sign Agreement
Orlando, Florida -- Global Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA) announced today that Westinghouse Communications will begin marketing and selling the innovative GNAT Box Firewall software. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
The move by Westinghouse is seen by GTA officials as providing a much welcomed boost in opening up the rapidly expanding corporate intranet security market to GNAT Box. Since its introduction over a year ago, the software has proven to be highly popular with major corporate customers in Japan and Europe, and GTA is hoping for the same reception at home. “Network security doesn’t have to be expensive,” says GTA President Paul Emerson. “Its too simplistic to equate cost with effectiveness,” according to Emerson, who points out that network administrators at large companies are becoming more savvy and sophisticated in looking for new ways to cost-effectively secure their corporate networks.
Based on GTA’s proven firewall technology, GNAT Box, is the result of the company’s pioneering effort to distill its technology into a low-cost, high performance, effective security solution. Designed to provide cost-effective Internet and intranet security, the software enables organizations to use their existing Intel hardware to create a dedicated state-of-the-art firewall. The entire runtime systems resides on, and boots off a single 3.5” floppy disk; no hard disk is needed. The system runs on as little as 8Mb of RAM and can be configured with either two or three network interfaces.
The company is a premier provider of national and international voice, data, and video solutions. Westinghouse Communications prides itself on offering comprehensive packages of global data and telecommunications services. From Frame Relay and LDRA, to Internet, voice and conferencing services, company engineers are experts in designing, installing, and maintaining international communications networks. Westinghouse Communications is committed to making global communications simple, reliable, and affordable. Westinghouse Communications is a division Westinghouse Electric with its main office in Pittsburgh and sales offices spread throughout the United States.
About Global Technology Associates, Inc.
GTA is the developer and supplier of IP network security systems that protect an organization's computing resources both on the Internet and internal intranets. Its products for IP network security include the GFX Internet Firewall System and GNAT Box Firewall software. GTA has distributors and resellers located in the United States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Eastern Europe, Korea, India, Australia, and South Africa.
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