Globix UK SuperPOP Signs Contracts for Over $1 Million in First 3 Months
NEW YORK – October 19, 1999
Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX), today announced that its London SuperPOP has signed new contracts with total value in excess of $1 million, since opening on July 15, 1999.
Among the new clients hosting in the Globix London Internet Data Center are ebookers.com plc [www.ebookers.com], a leading UK travel portal specializing in discounted travel, and Interactive Investor International (‘iii’), [www.iii.co.uk], a leading UK-based Internet Financial Portal.
ebookers.com, the online extension of Flightbookers, the most prominent retail brand in UK travel, operates a 24 hour online travel store to help travelers with destinations and discounted offers.
iii is a comprehensive personal finance portal which provides individuals with the power to identify, compare, monitor and, where appropriate, buy and sell online, a wide variety of financial products and services at every stage of their financial lives. By giving investors greater control of their financial affairs, iii generated over 10 million page impressions in September 1999.
‘The availability of our Web site to the individuals who rely on our services is of paramount importance to us,’ said Tomás Carruthers, CEO of Interactive Investor International. ‘The hosting and connectivity provided by Globix will allow us to deliver the best possible service to our clients, 24 hours a day.’
Marc H. Bell, Chairman and CEO of Globix Corporation said, ‘As companies face the decision of whether or not to outsource their Web presence, Globix can provide companies with an economical and secure alternative to managing in-house. By utilizing the state-of-the-art London SuperPOP, customers can rest easy knowing that their Web servers are in the best environment and have the necessary bandwidth to meet the fast growing demand of this exciting industry. Companies like ebookers.com and iii can now focus on running their e-business, without having to worry about the complex technical aspects associated with it.’
About the London Globix SuperPOP
From Internet service and hardware solutions to Web Hosting and Co-Location, the new Globix facility offers customers 34,000 square feet of exceptional service to meet their needs abroad. One entire floor, with 14,000 square feet of floor space, is designated for housing servers in the Globix SuperPOP Internet Data Center (Co-Location cages are available for customers with special security needs). The SuperPOP is physically secured and features a temperature and humidity controlled environment, raised floors and eleven-foot ceilings. The 24 x 7 network operations center (NOC), an FM200 dry fire-suppression system with redundant electrical distribution and a redundant uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system, which is backed up by emergency generator power, assure that service is always up and running. Connected by a high-capacity DS-3 circuit with diverse crossings, the London facility is linked directly to Globix Internet Data Centers and peering points throughout the United States, in addition to peering points throughout Europe.
Globix is a leading provider of advanced Internet hosting, network and applications solutions for business. Globix delivers services via its secure state-of-the-art Internet DATA Centers, its high-performance global backbone and content delivery network, and its world-class technical professionals. Globix provides businesses with cutting-edge Internet resources and the ability to deploy, manage and scale mission-critical Internet operations for optimum performance and cost efficiency.
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