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NEW YORK — July 10, 2000 — Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX), a leading business Internet infrastructure and streaming media solutions company, today announced that it is co-hosting the high-traffic Web site, a leading Internet destination portal, and is providing iWon with a wide array of Internet solutions.

iWon is co-locating its Internet servers and applications in the Globix world-class Internet Data Center facilities in New York. The Globix solution includes providing iWon with systems architecture and integration, customized power configurations, streaming media applications and multiple T-1 and T-3 circuits connected to the newly enhanced 32 Gbps capacity Globix tier-1 international backbone network.

Launched only nine months ago, iWon has become a top-rated portal, ranking No. 1 in Visits per Person and No. 2 in Time Spent at the Site per Person at Work for the top 50 Web sites (Nielsen//Net Ratings, week ending July 2, 2000) by combining premier e-commerce, content and search partners with the largest guaranteed cash giveaway on the Internet. iWon gives away $10,000 every day, 30 $1,000 prizes every week, $1 million every month and $10 million on Tax Day to users who accumulate entries through regular activities such as searching the Web, reading news, checking e-mail or tracking stocks. iWon users spend an average time of 28 to 33 minutes online, and the Web site ranks No. 4 in terms of Page Views at Work among the top 50 Web sites (Nielsen//Net Ratings, week ending July 2, 2000).

“It is critical that be available to provide round-the-clock services to our users. With the tremendous growth we have experienced over the past nine months, it was of the utmost importance to have a rigorous and reliable back-end Internet solution,” said Jonas Steinman, iWon founder and co-CEO. “Globix has a top-of-the-line network, superior facilities, expertise in streaming media, and the bandwidth capacity we need to support our current and future demand.”

“iWon’s success has been monumental, even in an era full of Internet success stories,” said Marc H. Bell, chairman and CEO of Globix. “In todays market, having an Internet solutions provider that can manage such tremendous growth is vital to continued success, and we are thrilled that iWon has chosen Globix to meet those demands.”

About iWon currently attracts one out of every nine people who visit the Web from work and one out of every 10 who visit from home (Media Metrix, May 2000). provides users with world-class content and functionality, and has many of the same partners as Yahoo, including Reuters, AP, WeatherNews Inc., Autoweb, Travelocity, Gist and Lottonet. To date, iWon has given away more than $21 million in cash prizes. For details and official rules, visit

About Globix
Globix Corporation Corporation is a leading full service provider of sophisticated Internet solutions, including 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, UK, Globix delivers superior reliability, security and performance to companies using the Internet to deploy mission-critical business strategies. Globix’s solutions include Co-Location, Hosting and Dedicated Access. The Globix Applications Services Group offers services such as Streaming Media, Electronic Commerce, Solutions Architecture and Internet Security.

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.

Globix Corporation
Charles Strauzer
VP, Corporate Finance
[email protected]

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