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NEW YORK – June 28, 2004

Deal Involves Full Managed Services Package

NEW YORK, June 28, 2004 — Globix Corporation’s (OTCBB:GBXX) announced today that it is hosting, the new business-focused search engine from (OTCBB: FSVP), Empire Media, and TripleHop Technologies, that launched in beta in mid-June. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Under the stipulations of the agreement, Globix is providing a complete managed services solution in a Windows™ environment. This includes supplying hardware, software, managed services and load testing. The architecture consists of a common combination of switches, firewalls, webservers, application servers and database servers, all of which have been integrated and optimized to support the demanding performance requirements of a public search engine.

“We approached Globix because we needed a hosting company that had the people and the expertise to build a best-in-breed, stable, and secure platform for this new service, which is meant to go head-to-head with the other search engines,” according to Chris Travers, CEO of and Empire Media. “Based on our prior experience with them, we decided to let Globix handle the platform and the databases while we concentrated on building our award-winning, next-generation retrieval technology. Thanks to Globix, we give our customers world-class search results in the shortest possible time.”

“Globix was well positioned to design and implement an environment which met all of’s infrastructure and managed services needs” said John McCarthy, SVP of Sales and Marketing for Globix. “Globix has developed an industry leading partnership program for providing end-to-end solutions like this one that perfectly fit a client’s needs.”

“We are very pleased that decided to let Globix worry about the platform and the databases as this allowed to concentrate on building the best search engine possible,” according to Pete Stevenson, Chief Executive Officer for Globix. “This is a testimonial to Globix’s ability to provide mission-critical underpinnings for just about any enterprise. We look forward to helping build, and later expand, its business in the search engine market.“

In order to meet the demanding performance testing requirements associated with a public-facing search engine, Globix turned to one of it’s newer partners, Key Labs, to leverage their Quality Management Framework and extensive stress testing experience.

About Globix:

Globix ( is a leading provider of application, media and infrastructure management services. Globix provides flexible business solutions which combine skills, support, technology and experience to enable our customers to use the Internet as a way to provide business benefits and sustain a competitive advantage. By managing complex application, media and infrastructure environments, we help our clients protect Internet revenue streams, improve user satisfaction and reduce technology operating costs and risks. Our clients include operating divisions of Fortune 100 companies as well as mid-sized enterprises in a number of vertical markets including media and publishing, technology, financial services, health care and government. Globix and its subsidiaries have operations in New York NY, London UK, Santa Clara CA, Fairfield NJ, Fairfax VA and Atlanta GA.

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Paul Del Colle
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