Globix Opens $13MM, State-Of-The-Art Internet Data Center in California
NEW YORK – June 17, 1999
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, June 17, 1999 – Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX), announced today that its new, state-of-the-art, Santa Clara Internet Data Center is now fully operational and serving customers. Located in the San Francisco Bay area, the new facility enhances the Company’s capacity to provide business customers with sophisticated Internet and Internet-based solutions, including dedicated access, co-location and dedicated Web hosting.
‘The Santa Clara Internet Data Center adds a critical component to the Globix network,’ said Marc H. Bell, President and CEO of Globix Corporation. ‘With this exceptional new facility online, Globix is well positioned to provide large and mid-sized West Coast businesses with sophisticated, end-to-end Internet solutions, 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.’
The 61,000 square-foot Santa Clara facility is designed specifically to deliver Internet and technology services. It includes a high-performance Internet Data Center and an entire floor of corporate training classrooms, seminar space and customer offices. The Internet Data Center alone contains 24,000 square feet of space for servers of co-location and Web hosting customers. Built as a ‘next generation’ Internet Data Center, it features a temperature-controlled environment, FM200 dry fire-suppression systems, Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) systems, back-up diesel generators, battery backup and redundant fiber connections. Every critical system has been designed with a minimum of n+1 redundancy for a fully fault-tolerant environment.
The Santa Clara Internet Data Center is served by Globix Corporation’s fully redundant, fiber-optic, OC-3 (155 Mbps) backbone, which connects the new facility to public and private peering points around the United States. The backbone will also link the Company’s Santa Clara location to its new Internet Data Center in New York City as well as to the London facility, which is due to open shortly.
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.