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

For Immediate Release

Nita Seng Joins GTA as Vice President of Sales and Marketing
New VP Brings Experience to GTA

Orlando, FL - October 12, 2001 – Global Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA) a world wide leader in cost-effective network security solutions announced today that Ms. Nita Seng has joined the company as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. The appointment coordinates with the company’s announcement of the new RoBoX Internet security appliance for remote and branch offices. “We are excited to have Ms. Seng join our executive management team,” said Paul Emerson, GTA’s president. “Nita’s vast experience in sales and marketing management provides GTA with a great complement to our existing management team as we continue our sales growth in late 2001 and into the future.”

Ms. Seng has over 17 years of broad-based experience in sales and marketing of technology products. Her technology sales and marketing experience has ranged from software publishers to VAR resellers selling and implementing Apple and Windows computers and network solutions.

“GTA has established a solid reputation for proven, cost-effective network security with the GB-1000 and GNAT Box,” said Ms. Seng. “ The addition of the RoBoX solution for small offices opens the door for significant sales growth in a new sector of the market.”

Ms. Seng will be working with GTA’s sales and marketing team to provide consistent sales and marketing programs across the channel. “I look forward to working with our channel partners to support their efforts with GTA’s product line and together increase GTA’s market share in the firewall appliance segment,” stated Ms. Seng.

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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For more information, contact Monika Baumann, Global Technology Associates, Inc. at (407) 380-0220 (monika@gta.com), or visit http://www.gta.com.