Globix expands European network

Jan. 26, 2001
Globix Corporation announced that the upgrade of its pan-European backbone network to STM-16 (2.5Gbps) is complete and fully operational. Globix will operate the 2,600-km (1,625-mile), upgradeable, multi-conduit fiber-optic ring through a long-term Indefeasible Right of Use (IRU) agreement from a world-class provider of network services.

Globix Corporation (Nasdaq: GBIX) announced that the upgrade of its pan-European backbone network to STM-16 (2.5Gbps) is complete and fully operational. Globix will operate the 2,600-km (1,625-mile), upgradeable, multi-conduit fiber-optic ring through a long-term Indefeasible Right of Use (IRU) agreement from a world-class provider of network services.

This high-capacity fiber-optic ring links Globix network Points of Presence (POPs) and Globix Internet Data Centers in London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris. It also connects to network POPs in other major cities in Europe, including Brussels, Copenhagen, Geneva, Madrid, Milan, Stockholm and Vienna, via high-capacity leased lines.

"This expanded network will also serve as the platform to support an array of high-performance application and managed services," said Alfred Binford, President of the Network Services group "

About Globix:

Globix Corporation is a provider of managed Internet services and connectivity for businesses worldwide. Through its high-speed, high-availability, fiber-optic network and Internet Data Centers, Globix delivers reliability, security and performance to companies using the Internet. Solutions include co-location, web hosting, dedicated access, streaming media, content distribution and application services.

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