NEW YORK - January 7, 2000 - Openly Informatics, Inc. (http://www.openly.com) today announced that it has contracted with Globix Corporation (NASDAQ:GBIX) to provide Co-Location for Openly's LinkBaton User Preference Engines (LinkBaton.com) at Globix Corporation's Internet Data Center in New York City.
LinkBaton is a service which lets Internet publishers make virtual hyperlinks to sites, such as local libraries, selected by users. The first implementation offers hyperlinking to books based on their International Standard Book Number (ISBN).
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, Openly will be able to provide LinkBaton service quickly, reliably and securely - even during peak business hours or under emergency situations, such as power outages.
"LinkBaton will be an enabling technology for Internet libraries and a variety of other information services," said Eric Hellman, President of Openly Informatics. "Globix offers the bandwidth and fault-tolerance we need to provide the maximum availability and uptime for our LinkBaton Service."
Marc H. Bell, President and CEO of Globix Corporation said, "Companies like Openly can concentrate on providing innovative solutions to their customers by outsourcing their Internet infrastructure needs to Globix. With our state-of-the-art Internet Data Centers online in Santa Clara, CA, London, UK, and New York City, Globix is opening up new worlds of opportunity for both small and large businesses."
About Openly Informatics
Openly Informatics, Inc., is a leader in the development of hyperlinking solutions for 21st Century Publishing. Its Link.Openly system offers publishers of e-journals mechanisms for linking out to and being linked from libraries, databases, and other publishers. Information on Openly Informatics, Inc. is available at Openly's web-site, www.openly.com
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