Music.com Chooses Globix to Host its Site
NEW YORK – April 17, 2000
Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX), a leading business Internet and Streaming Media solutions company, today announced that it is providing Music.com, the premier full-service music Web destination, with an advanced Web hosting solution designed to support the site’s rich features and ongoing expansion.
Music.com is hosting its high-volume Internet servers and applications in the Globix New York SuperPOP Internet Data Center, and is utilizing the Globix high-speed, fiber-optic network for content delivery. In addition, Globix is supplying a comprehensive solution that includes high-availability storage, hardware provisioning, firewall protection and the highest level of managed services.
‘With millions of visitors worldwide and a high volume of transactions, Music.com needed a full-service, facilities-based Web-hosting company,’ said Philippe Bellosguardo, President and Chief Executive Officer of Music.com. ‘Globix has it all: state-of-the-art data centers, a world-class network, a scalable platform of services, and expertise in application services, like streaming media. These strengths made it easy for us to choose Globix.
”Hosting and managing a high-profile site like Music.com demands full-time resources,’ said Marc H. Bell, Chairman and CEO of Globix. ‘We’re dedicated to keeping their Web site operating at peak performance at all times, so that Music.com can concentrate on developing great content for its customers and growing its business.’
Music.com and its business partners operate an Internet site providing aggregator and gateway services to consumers (B2C) and the professional music industry (B2B). The site was launched in October 1998; since then its traffic has increased over 600% and continues to climb. More than just a music information and downloading site or a music portal, Music.com covers all aspects and genres of music, including both established and upcoming acts. Music.com also serves as hos
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