Company Contact:
Rochelle Richards
Global Technology Associates, Inc.
(407) 380-0220
rrichards@gta.com

For Immediate Release

GTA Announces GB-OS 4.0.1
GTA updates system software

Orlando, FL - July 20, 2006 - GTA released GB-OS 4.0 patch level 1 (ver. 4.0.1) today. This OS patch release adds support for GTA's new GB-3000 Gigabit Firewall Appliance along with minor enhancements and fixes for issues identified since release of GB-OS 4.0.

Full release notes may be reviewed by visiting our website at http://www.gta.com.

GB-OS 4.0 patch level 1 will be available for download through the GTA on-line support center July 20, 2006 and will be shipped preinstalled on new products beginning July 24, 2006. Customers whose firewalls are currently registered through GTA's on-line support center and have GB-OS version 4.0 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-OS 4.0.1 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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For more information, contact Rochelle Richards, Global Technology Associates, Inc. at (407) 380-0220 (rrichards@gta.com), or visit http://www.gta.com.