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

For Immediate Release

GTA Announces GB-OS Release 3.7.2
GTA releases the latest version of its firewall system software

Orlando, FL - December 21st, 2005 - GTA has released GB-OS version 3.7 patch level 2 (ver. 3.7.2) on December 21, 2005. This OS patch release includes support for GTA's new GB-2000X SME firewall along with minor enhancements and fixes for issues identified since release of GB-OS version 3.7.1

GTA's new GB-2000X Firewall Appliance expands the GB-2000 firewall family. With six 10/100 Ethernet ports, the GB-2000X was designed for SME businesses with more complex network environments. The GB-2000X hardware can be expanded to up to ten Ethernet ports and/or VPN acceleratio

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

GB-OS version 3.7 patch level 2 will be available for download through the GTA on-line support center December 21, 2005 and will be shipped preinstalled on new products beginning December 23, 2005. Customers whose firewalls are currently registered through GTA's on-line support center and have version 3.7.x 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 version 3.7.2 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.