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

For Immediate Release

GTA Announces GB-OS 5.0.5
GTA Updates GB-OS System Software for Firewall UTM System

Orlando, FL - March 26, 2008 - Global Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA), GTA released GB-OS 5.0 patch level 5 (version 5.0.5) today. This OS patch release includes minor enhancements and addresses issues identified since release of GB-OS 5.0.4. Full release notes are available in the System Software Release Notes Section of GTA's website,

GB-OS 5.0 patch level 5 will be available for GTA customers utilizing GB-OS 5.0 automatic upgrade function or via download through the GTA Online Support Center on March 26, 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 for the GB-OS 5.0.5 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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