Globix Selected by Microsoft to Webcast the Launch of Windows 2000
NEW YORK – February 17, 2000
Globix Corporation (NASDAQ:GBIX), a leading business Internet and streaming media solutions company, today announced that Microsoft has chosen the Globix Streaming Media Group to Webcast the official Windows 2000 Launch Keynote by Bill Gates, chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corp., from the Windows 2000 Conference & Expo in San Francisco.
The Webcast will be streamed live on Thursday, February 17, 2000 at 12:30 p.m. EST at www.microsoft.com/windows2000/launch/keynote.asp. Users can tune in using the FREE Microsoft Windows Media Player.
‘We are thrilled to be Webcasting Bill Gates’ keynote address launching one of the most anticipated software products to date. Windows 2000 together with Windows Media make it easier for both Enterprise and Consumer to see and hear today’s hottest content on the Web. Globix is helping to promote the adoption of this technology for broadband and streaming. Companies can come to us, not only for their streaming media needs, but for a total Internet outsourcing solution,’ said Dan Rayburn, Worldwide Product Manager of Streaming Media for Globix.
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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.