Globix to Help Lifetime Television Expand, Speed Up Connection to Web Audience
NEW YORK – March 23, 2000
Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX), a leading business Internet and Streaming Media solutions company, today announced that LIFETIME Television has chosen Globix to provide Lifetime Online with a suite of advanced Internet services, allowing the popular site to expand and respond more swiftly to customer needs.
Lifetime Online is Co-Locating its Internet servers and applications in the Globix New York SuperPOP and is connecting those servers to the Globix fault-tolerant, fiber-optic network. Additionally, Globix is providing LIFETIME with other services, including high-speed access to their corporate offices to allow remote content updating and access to the Internet.
‘As the number one television network for women, LIFETIME needed an Internet capability that reflected that strong connection with its viewers,’ said Jessica Marshall, senior vice president, Lifetime Online. ‘We are confident that the people at Globix can support our web site as it continues to grow to meet our users’ interests and needs.
”Top companies like LIFETIME are finding they need more than just space for equipment,’ said Marc H. Bell, Chairman and CEO of Globix Corporation. ‘The Application Services that Globix offers its clients add significant value and give companies the assurance that they have the scalability to grow their online presence. LIFETIME’s reliance on Globix to help build and expand their Internet presence is testimony to our position as a prominent Internet and Application Service provider. We look forward to helping them achieve tremendous success online.’
LIFETIMELIFETIME Television is dedicated to providing the highest quality entertainment and informational programming for women. LIFETIME is available on more than 11,000 cable systems and alternative delivery systems nationwide, serving over 75 million households. The Lifetime Movie Network is a 24-hour service launched in July 1998. Learn more about both networks on the Lifetime Online site at www.lifetimetv.com.
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.