Globix Names New General Manager of Streaming Media
NEW YORK – December 12, 2000
NEW YORK – Dec. 12, 2000 – Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX) today announced that Michael Moskowitz has joined the Globix team as Vice President of Globix and General Manager of its Streaming Media group. Dr. Moskowitz is charged with the management of all aspects of the global streaming media business at Globix, including sales, operations, business development and the expansion of streaming products and services.
Before coming to Globix, Dr. Moskowitz served as vice president of product Marketing and Business Development at Burst.com, a company that produces software for streaming media delivery. Prior to that, Dr. Moskowitz held a senior management position at SGI (NYSE: SGI) – the producer of high-performance digital media servers and workstations – where he was responsible for the MPEG-2, Broadcast Server and Streaming Media product lines. At SGI, Dr. Moskowitz was also involved with the history-making Time Warner FSN, Cablevision of Long Island, and PacBell Video Services Voice-On-Demand trials.
Prior to SGI, Dr. Moskowitz performed leading research in networked medical image transmissions for the Department of Radiology at University of California, San Francisco.
Before that, Dr. Moskowitz held development and management positions at Superconductor Technologies Inc., where he was charged with creating the engineering facility, and at Raytheon, where he worked on microwave engineering technology.’This is an incredibly exciting time to be joining Globix Streaming Media. Globix has been a early pioneer in Streaming Media services and continues to develop next-generation streaming technologies, including products that utilize EarthCache™, the new Globix Content Delivery Network infrastructure under construction,’ Dr. Moskowitz said. ‘The Globix client roster for streaming services is expanding rapidly as customers seek one-stop shopping convenience that includes advanced hosting facilities, a global backbone network and streaming expertise. I look forward to leading the Globix team in this exciting period of growth and development.’
‘Mike brings a wealth of both technical and managerial expertise to Globix,’ said Peter Herzig, senior vice president and chief operating officer of the Globix Application Services group. ‘The streaming media sector is hugely popular as an economical way to reach mass audiences and is poised for tremendous growth. Mike is well qualified to lead our team through this expansion.’
Dr. Moskowitz holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Dartmouth College, a master’s in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Massachusetts, and a B.S. in physics from the State University of New York, Binghamton. He is a native of New York City.
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.