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GLOBIX ANNOUNCES MAJOR U.S. AND TRANSATLANTIC NETWORK UPGRADES
NEW YORK — April 27, 2000 —
As part of its recently announced network expansion plans, Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX),
a leader in advanced Internet data center services,
high-speed access, and streaming media solutions for businesses, today announced that it has
purchased additional network capacity from multiple vendors.
Globix has acquired a 2.5Gbps optical wavelength and multiple STM-1 transatlantic circuits that
give the Globix network capacity in excess of 14Gbps. The network will extend to eight cities:
London, New York, Boston, Chicago, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Seattle and Los Angeles.
“This agreement provides Globix bandwidth capacity for U.S. and transatlantic market expansion
that includes construction of new SuperPOP Internet Data Centers in Los Angeles, Seattle and Boston,
as well as additional facilities in New York, Santa Clara and London,” said Marc H. Bell, Chairman
and CEO of Globix. “We’re planning ahead for the increased traffic these new SuperPOPs will generate.
Customers choose Globix for both the quality of our SuperPOP facilities and the performance of our
advanced, high-speed network. By securing this upgrade in our capacity, we can guarantee that
Globix Corporation is a leading provider of advanced Internet services and connectivity for
businesses in the United States and Europe. Through its high-speed, high-availability,
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. Cutting-edge solutions include
Co-Location, Hosting and Dedicated Access. The Application Services group at Globix 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.
Manager, Public Relations
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