European Contact:
Nick Squire
Global Technology Associates, Inc.
+44 1903 205151
squire@emea.gta.com

For Immediate Release

GTA Signs New Platinum Distributor for Israeli Market
GTA Enters Israeli Market

ORLANDO, FLORIDA (January 26, 2000) --- Global Technology Associates, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with Commart Technologies to distribute the GNAT Box Firewall and GB-100 Firewall Appliance in Israel.

"This is a real coup for GTA" said Nick Squire, Channel Sales Manager for GTA. "To have Commart promote our products in the heartland of development for the Internet Security Industry shows the strength and suitability of GNAT Box and GB-100 for today's marketplace, and this deal should see a domino effect of belief in GTA flowing across Europe." he added.

"There is a growing awareness in the Israeli market for the need to protect computer networks from security breaches, however many companies have been unable to afford high priced security solutions. We see this strategic partnership with GTA as an answer to the growing demand for security in Israel, that is accelerated by the rapid Internet expansion", said Eli Segal, CEO of Commart Technologies. "The combination of GNAT Box's low price, high-level security and easy to maintain features, provides an ideal solution".

About Commart Technologies

Commart Technologies has made a name for itself as a solution and systems integrator in the Israeli Hi-Tech market. In order to meet the ongoing technological challenges that shape the future, Commart is constantly seeking to bring new solutions and products to the Israeli marketplace. Commart offers a full range of turnkey solutions at reasonable prices, while emphasizing high quality customer service. Specializing in cutting edge technologies such as service based computing, ASP and security systems, Commart provides one-stop-shopping for organizations seeking cost effective solutions without compromising quality. For additional information regarding GNAT Box in Israel contact Gidi Rahamim at: +972-8-9773838, fax: +972-8-9773830, or email grahamim@incom.co.il.

About Global Technology Associates, Inc.

Global Technology Associates, Inc., is a world leader in cost-effective network security solutions; its products include the GB100 Firewall Appliance and GNAT Box Firewall software. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, the privately-held company has distributors, resellers and local support located worldwide.

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For more information, contact Nick Squire European Channel Sales Manager, Tel +44 1903 205151, (squire@emea.gta.com) or visit http://www.gta.com.