GLOBIX NAMED TO ANNUAL INFOWORLD 100 LIST
NEW YORK – November 17, 2003
NEW YORK, November 17, 2003 Globix Corporation, (OTC: GBXX) a leading provider of managed Internet applications and infrastructure services, today announced that its integrated client relationship management (CRM) system was named one of this years InfoWorld 100 winners. The technology magazines annual InfoWorld 100 list honors companies that demonstrate the most creative use of cutting-edge technologies to further their business goals.
InfoWorld recognized Globixs implementation of its client relationship management system which allows the company to proactively manage and respond to clients needs in real-time. The system is built on salesforce.coms sforce on-demand application platform, and linked to Globixs ERP software and a custom-developed application that provides information on many unique service configurations. According to salesforce.com, the leading provider of on-demand CRM, Globixs integrated approach represents a best-practice for service-oriented companies. Clients bandwidth usage, website performance and service requests are loaded into Globixs implementation of salesforce.com, allowing account managers to anticipate clients needs.
Because were continuously working to maximize our clients experience of working with Globix, we settle for no less than responding in real-time to their needs, said Henry J. Holcombe, Globixs Chief Technology Officer. By customizing salesforce.com on-demand CRM and linking it to our other enterprise applications, we have been able to automate the process of proactively managing the needs of our clients, and alerting them to potential issues in advance rather than responding to issues after they happen.
In addition to ensuring client satisfaction, Globixs integrated CRM system allows its management team to monitor client satisfaction levels, track sales growth from existing clients and aids in financial reporting and forecasting.
The InfoWorld 100 recognizes companies like Globix that made the best use of customer relationship management technology to enhance their businesses,” stated Steve Fox, editor-in-chief of InfoWorld. “Globix built an innovative solution to remain responsive to its customers in order to meet critical technical and business objectives.
In early fall of 2003, companies were nominated by InfoWorld readers, technology partners and end-user companies. Taking a look at the submissions, the InfoWorld 100 judges considered the entries based on innovation and project complexity. They examined what cutting-edge technologies were used and the stumbling blocks that were overcome to achieve success. Also considered were integration issues and how project leaders worked with users and other business units. Winners were then formally announced in the Nov. 10, 2003 edition of InfoWorld. A full list is available at: http://www.infoworld.com/565
Globix (http://www.globix.com) is a leading provider of managed Internet applications and infrastructure services for enterprises. Globix delivers and supports mission-critical applications and services via its secure Data Centers, high-performance global Tier 1 IP backbone, and content delivery network. Through Aptegrity, its managed services group, Globix provides remote management of custom and off-the-shelf web-based applications on any server, anywhere, at any time. By managing such complex e-commerce, database, content management and customer relationship management software for its clients, Globix helps them to protect Internet revenue streams, reduce technology operating costs and operating risk, and improve user satisfaction. Globixs clients are companies which use the Internet as a way to provide business benefits and sustain a competitive advantage in their markets. Our clients include operating divisions of Fortune 100 companies as well as mid-sized enterprises in a number of vertical markets including health care, media and publishing, technology and financial services. Globix and its subsidiaries have operations in New York, London, Santa Clara and Atlanta.
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Michael van Dijken