Globix Infrastructure Provides E-commerce Backbone for Leading E-tailer Giftcertificates.com
NEW YORK – July 30, 1999
Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX) today announced that GiftCertificates.com, www.giftcertificates.com a leading E-commerce provider of gift certificates, selected Globix to provide it with a reliable and complete Internet solution that enables shoppers online anywhere, anytime to have access to the GiftCertificates.com Web site.
GiftCertificates.com offers one-stop shopping for consumers and corporate customers who want to select gifts for diverse individuals from a wide variety of the nation’s leading retailers, restaurants and hotels. GiftCertificates.com links the traditional ‘bricks & mortar’ retail world with the online world of ‘click & order,’ providing purchasers and recipients with a wide choice, flexibility, personalization and speed.
As part of the complete solution, Globix will be providing GiftCertificates.com with Co-Location, high-speed Internet access, network security and day-to-day management of the Web site. Additionally, GiftCertificates.com has purchased its Internet equipment from Globix. The GiftCertificates.com Web site will be managed by a team of Web experts at the Globix New York SuperPOP. Connected to the Globix redundant, fiber-optic network, the state-of-the-art Globix Internet Data Center offers a specially designed environment for co-locating and hosting servers. By housing its servers at Globix, GiftCertificates.com has ensured that its customers will have access to its Web site – on a round-the-clock basis without encountering delays or system downtime.
‘Our goal is to provide a convenient, full-service Internet shopping destination where customers can purchase and personalize gift certificates from a broad selection of America’s leading brand merchants,’ said Jonas P. Lee, Founder and CEO of GiftCertificates.com. ‘Globix was able to meet all of our technical needs, which is vital to our rapidly growing company.’
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.