Globix Commences Construction on Second Superpop Internet Data Center in New York City
NEW YORK – October 27, 2000
New York – NY, Internet World Fall 2000 – October 27, 2000 – Globix Corporation(NASDAQ: GBIX) today announced the commencement of construction on a newSuperPOP Internet Data Center at 415 Greenwich Street, in the Tribeca district ofNew York City. The new 193,000-square foot facility is expected to begin providingCo-Location, Web Hosting, Access and Application Services in the first half of 2001.
Globix currently has five SuperPOP facilities operating in New York City, Santa Clara,Calif., London, Atlanta and McLean, Va. Five more, including the Greenwich Streetsite, are in the development and planning stages worldwide. The new data centerswill increase the Globix gross data center space to more than 1.4 million square feet,from 289,000 gross square feet today.
Like the existing New York Data Center, the new Globix SuperPOP (Point of Presence)will provide dual connections to the area’s power grid, redundant UninterruptiblePower Supply (UPS) systems and back-up generators, 24 x 7 x 365 on-sitemonitoring and technical staffing, advanced biometric security and redundanttemperature-control and fire-suppression systems.
‘As companies have realized the cost benefits of outsourcing their Internetapplications, we’ve witnessed tremendous demand for our managed Internet DataCenter services. We are building more data center space to help us capture thisdemand in one of our core markets,’ said Marc H. Bell, chairman and CEO of Globix.
‘The downtown location of our new SuperPOP in New York is consistent with ourgoal to provide corporate customers with easy access to our facilities,’ said MarcJaffe, chief operating officer of Globix Field Operations. ‘Convenient locations, plusbusiness-support amenities built into each of the Globix SuperPOPs, enable ourcustomers to be more productive with their time and resources. This continues todistinguish Globix in the market, and has been a real advantage in winning newbusiness.’
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.