Globix Launches GlobixMail
NEW YORK – October 25, 2000
Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX),today launched GlobixMail, its new e-mail messaging service for business. At launch, Globix hascommitments for about 1.1 million mailboxes.
This Globix messaging solution offers companies access to a sophisticated, high-performanceoutsourced messaging infrastructure that can keep pace with the rapid evolution of technology andgrowing business demands. Fully scalable, GlobixMail enables companies to manage thetechnological complexities associated with messaging and stay competitive with the latest features,while simultaneously reducing costs and easing IT burdens. This is also an ideal solution forInternet Service Providers and portals that demand advanced features and scalability. Theapplication can be purchased in conjunction with other Globix services, such as Co-Location andWeb Hosting, or as a stand-alone product.
‘Through economies of scale, the Globix solution, GlobixMail, can dramatically reduce companies’costs, free up valuable IT resources and improve reliability and scalability. This Globix solutionrepresents the latest in advanced messaging technology,’ said Marc H. Bell, chairman and CEO ofGlobix. ‘This adds yet another managed-solution to the roster of application services available fromGlobix.
‘Globix can more quickly and effectively address the issues being raised by advances in technology,such as secure document delivery, unified messaging, security and wireless compatibility. As newtechnologies become available, Globix can implement new functionality into GlobixMail on anenterprise basis,’ said Peter L. Herzig, chief operating officer of the Globix Application ServicesGroup.
The GlobixMail application service uses a sophisticated X.500 directory system on the back end.Globix expects this architecture to serve as a foundation for additional future services, such ascalendaring, e-wallet, chat, content management, digital identification/verification, bulletin boardor VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol).
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.