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GLOBIX SELECTED BY MICROSOFT TO WEBCAST THE LAUNCH OF WINDOWS 2000
NEW YORK — February 17, 2000 — Globix Corporation (NASDAQ:
GBIX), a leading business Internet and streaming media solutions company,
today announced that Microsoft has chosen the Globix Streaming Media Group to
Webcast the official Windows 2000 Launch Keynote by Bill Gates, chairman and
chief software architect of Microsoft Corp., from the Windows 2000 Conference
& Expo in San Francisco.
The Webcast will be streamed live on Thursday, February 17, 2000 at 12:30 p.m.
EST at www.microsoft.com/windows2000/launch/keynote.asp. Users can tune in
using the FREE Microsoft Windows Media Player.
“We are thrilled to be Webcasting Bill Gates’ keynote address launching one of the
most anticipated software products to date. Windows 2000 together with Windows
Media make it easier for both Enterprise and Consumer to see and hear today’s
hottest content on the Web. Globix is helping to promote the adoption of this
technology for broadband and streaming. Companies can come to us, not only for their
streaming media needs, but for a total Internet outsourcing solution,” said Dan Rayburn,
Worldwide Product Manager of Streaming Media for Globix.
Recent streaming events produced by Globix using Windows Media:
- A&E;’s Live By Request: The Eurythmics
- Boxing.com’s live Webcast of the Tyson / Francis fight
- The live Webcast of Bon Jovi, from the band’s recording studio
- Celebrity pre-show festivities at the premier of “Boiler Room” for Reel Previews.com
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,
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.
VP – Corporate Finance
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