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GLOBIX TO PROVIDE CO-LOCATION SOLUTION FOR
EARTHWEB’S NETWORK OF WEBSITES
New Data Center Offers Fault-Tolerant Environment for Mission-Critical
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 Corporation is a leading provider of Internet connectivity
and sophisticated Internet-based solutions to large and medium size
businesses. Globix provides businesses with a comprehensive
range of value-added products and services designed to enable them
to take advantage of their corporate networks and the Internet to
effectively carry out their business strategy.
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