NetMaster Networking Solutions, Inc.
#307 – 46165 Yale Rd.
Chilliwack, BC V2P 2P2
Tel: 1-888-335-3638
Fax: 604-792-0911
Contact: Steve Hemenway
Vice Pres. Sales and Marketing


Gateway Guardian Firewall Software Available FREE

Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada – 3 July 2000- NetMaster Networking Solutions, Inc. of Chilliwack, B.C., announced today they are making their Gateway Guardian Personal Edition firewall software available FREE for personal and non-profit use. It can be downloaded off their web site, (, and also from over 100 download sites across the Internet.

“We have done this to meet the increasing demand for firewall protection from families adopting high-speed cable, and DSL internet connections across Canada and the U.S.,” said Steve Hemenway, NetMaster’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Gateway Guardian will provide full firewall functionality and ease of use to those who download it.” Hemenway says the Personal Edition is a secure firewall and perfect for home networks, supporting ISDN, Cable, DSL or Ethernet access.

NetMaster said they have submitted the free download to over 100 of the world’s top download sites, including the popular,, and sites.

Gateway Guardian Personal Edition previously sold for $49 USD.

“We are introducing both the Professional and VPN Editions for the first time July 12-14 at COMDEX/Canada 2000 in Toronto,” says Hemenway, “and we believe this opportunity to have the Personal Edition free assists all users, who will instantly recognize the safety, ease of use, and functionality it provides. We are currently building marketing channels for our line of firewall products and our appearance at Comdex will help build industry awareness and provide a venue to meet Value Added Resellers (VARs) and OEMs. The free release of the Personal Edition will build ‘word of mouth’ about our product.”

Complete details of Gateway Guardian Personal, Professional and VPN editions are available from NetMaster’s on-line press kit at (

Contact: Steve Hemenway, Vice Pres. Sales and Marketing (