Globix to Provide Co-location Solution for EarthWeb’s Network of Websites
NEW YORK – June 22, 1999
NEW YORK – June 22, 1999 – Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX) today announced it has begun providing EarthWeb (NASDAQ: EWBX), a leading provider of online services for the business-to-business IT community, with a Co-location solution for their network of websites at Globix Corporation’s new Internet Data Center at 139 Centre Street in New York City.
EarthWeb services the growing demand for online technical data for IT professionals. The EarthWeb network of websites provides references, training, and community and resource directory content for its large and growing userbase. EarthWeb requires a secure and high-performance service to support its Web servers. Globix Corporation’s new facility offers the optimal solution.
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, EarthWeb demonstrates its commitment to allowing users to receive information quickly, reliably and securely – even during peak business hours or under emergency situations, such as power outages.
John Kleine, Vice President, Technology and Operations and Chief Technology Strategist for EarthWeb said, ‘Our users, especially those in large corporations, are often called on to solve critical situations and need to be able to access our services immediately. We needed a solution that would provide us with the facilities and bandwidth we required to provide our users with a fast, fault-tolerant service that they can depend on. Globix fit the bill.’
Marc H. Bell, President and CEO of Globix Corporation said, ‘EarthWeb’s recognition of our Co-location service is a testament to the exceptional people, partners and services Globix offers. Our new facilities and network are providing businesses with redundant, high-performance services that support their mission-critical Internet needs around the clock, 365 days of the year.’
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.