Company Contact:
Jeanne Shepherd
Global Technology Associates, Inc.
(407) 380-0220

For Immediate Release

GTA Announces Update to GB-Commander
GB-Commander is the core product for GTA Firewall Control Center

Orlando, FL - May 26, 2004 - Global Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA), a worldwide leader in cost-effective network security solutions, today announced the release of updates to its core product of the GTA Firewall Control Center - GB-Commander version 1.1. The Firewall Control allows network administrators to easily manage all GTA firewalls on a distributed network.

GB-Commander forms the core of GTA's Firewall Control Center, allowing GTA firewall administrators one point access to monitor and administer all their GTA firewall products. GB-Commander allows secure, real-time monitoring of firewall status from a single graphical user interface. GB-Commander utilizes the GNAT Box System Software's GBAdmin user interface to administer individual firewalls through an easy-to-use and secure connection. GB-Commander version 1.1 includes support for Microsoft SQL Server and MSDE along with other improvements to the functionality.

GB-Commander ver 1.1. will be available for download through the GTA on-line support center and will beginning shipping on May 26, 2004. Customers whose GB-Commander is currently registered through GTA's on-line support center may download the latest update at no charge. Evaluation versions of GB-Commander products may be requested through GTA’s website,

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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