Globix Chosen by Microsoft to Host Video Release of Clinton Testimony
NEW YORK – September 21, 1998
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, September 21, 1998 – Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX) has been selected by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) to host the video release of President Clinton’s Grand Jury Testimony. The testimony will be broadcast, using Microsoft NetShow technology, for CBS at www.cbs.com, Monday, September 21, at 9:00 am. The real-time release will run for four hours, after which Globix will host file archives available for viewing on demand via the CBS Web site.
Globix was one of the few companies selected by Microsoft to host the Clinton video. The corporation’s capacity for handling high-traffic events combined with the exceptional expertise of the Globix Streaming Media Group made Globix a prime choice for hosting the historic release.
Dan Rayburn, Manager of the Globix Streaming Media Group, said, ‘We are excited that Microsoft recognized our experience and network capacity for hosting this video release. We are pleased to be offering CBS end-users the opportunity to view such a monumental web event.’
The selection of Globix to host this landmark event is an excellent example of how the corporation is leading the way in responding to market demands. The Globix Streaming Media Group takes Internet broadcast to a new level of quality and fills a necessary gap in this fast-growing field.
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.