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NEW YORK – July 30, 1999 – Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX) today announced that, 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 Web site. 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. 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 with Co-Location, high-speed Internet access, network security and day-to-day management of the Web site. Additionally, has purchased its Internet equipment from Globix. The 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, 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 “Globix was able to meet all of our technical needs, which is vital to our rapidly growing company.”

Marc H. Bell, President and CEO of Globix Corporation said, “As companies realize that managing their mission critical Web sites is a daunting task, Globix is there to take that burden off their shoulders. By utilizing the end-to-end solution that Globix provides, can focus on the daily management of its business without the hassle and expense of having to worry about the technical aspects of running an E-commerce company.”

About Globix
Globix Corporation is a leading provider of Internet connectivity and advanced Internet services for businesses in the United States and Europe. Through its high-speed, fault-tolerant, fiber-optic network and state-of-the-art Internet Data Centers in New York City, Santa Clara, CA and London, Globix delivers superior reliability, security and performance to companies using the Internet to deploy mission-critical business strategies. Cutting-edge applications include Dedicated Access, Co-Location, Web Hosting, Streaming Media, E-Commerce and Corporate Training.

About is a user-friendly E-commerce destination site that sells branded gift certificates for the nation’s leading retailers, restaurants, and hotels, including: Barnes & Noble, Bath & Body Works, Bed Bath & Beyond, Blockbuster Video, Brooks Brothers, Eddie Bauer, eToys, Joan & David, Ritz-Carlton Hotels and Resorts, Saks Fifth Avenue, The Sharper Image, and many more. Customers can purchase elegantly packaged gift certificates sent via overnight and standard mail or electronic gift certificates sent via E-mail. also provides back-end services for retailers and e-tailers that outsource their gift certificate offerings.

This press release contains forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Additional information concerning factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements is contained under the heading of Risk Factors listed from time to time in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Charles Strauzer – Manager, Investor Relations
Globix Corporation
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