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

For Immediate Release

Mahalo GNAT Box
New Hawaiian Reseller Announced

Honolulu, Hawaii -- Locally-based Strategic Information Solutions, Inc. (SIS) has teamed up with Global Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA) of Orlando, Florida to market and sell the GNAT Box Firewall software in Hawaii.

GNAT Box is specifically designed as a compact, yet powerful network security solution. According to a GTA spokesman, “effective security doesn’t have to expensive. Now smaller businesses, schools, and cost-conscious organizations can have the same level of security as Fortune 500 companies.” Its easy to use features, minimal hardware requirements, low price, and unlimited user license make GNAT Box the most cost-effective firewall on the market today.

SIS, which is already providing networking services to local schools, is planning to offer the GNAT Box software as part of its educational package. GNAT Box is already being used throughout the mainland as an affordable way of connecting K-12 educational institutions to the Internet.

About Strategic Information Solutions

Since 1986, SIS has been at the forefront of comprehensive information integration by offering its customers a wide variety of products and services. SIS provides systems planning, design technology planning, network installation and support services for business, government, and education clients, as well as other non-profit organizations in Hawaii, the mainland United States, and Asia.

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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