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Globix Supports New Microsoft Windows Media Technologies 4.0

NEW YORK – April 14, 1999

New York, New York – April 14, 1999 – Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX), a leading provider of Internet connectivity and sophisticated Internet-based solutions for large and medium size businesses, will support Microsoft Corp.’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) newest streaming media platform, Windows Media Technologies 4.0, and which will provide business customers with the most up-to-date streaming media innovations.

In addition to providing high-quality audio and video, Microsoft’s newest streaming media platform incorporates a digital rights management solution to make broadcasting and distribution of digital content on the web much more attractive to artists and publishers.

Dan Rayburn, Worldwide Manager of the Globix Streaming Media Group said, ‘Microsoft’s Windows Media Technologies 4.0 enhances our ability to provide customers with the highest quality end-to-end streaming media solution. We’re excited to offer Globix customers the new digital commerce opportunities enabled in Windows Media Technologies 4.0.’

‘We’re pleased that the Globix Streaming Media Group will be supporting our Windows Media Technologies 4.0 platform,’ said Will Poole, Senior Director of Marketing and Business Development, Streaming Media Division at Microsoft ‘ Microsoft has worked with Globix on a number of online broadcasts, and we’re excited about the inclusion of Windows Media Technologies as an integral part of the Globix streaming media solution.’

About Globix

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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