Printer Friendly, Inc. Selects GlobalCenter to Power Its Premier Internet File Delivery Service; GlobalCenter to Provide the Internet Infrastructure Behind

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SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 7, 2000

GlobalCenter Inc., a Global Crossing subsidiary and leading Internet services company, today announced that, Inc. is utilizing GlobalCenter for the Internet infrastructure that supports's Internet File Delivery service. GlobalCenter provides the service required to support click2send's movement of more than 2 terabytes of data per day.

"The decision to use GlobalCenter's Internet services was based on three critical criteria: reliability, scalability and bandwidth," said David Knight, co-founder and chief technology officer at, Inc. "With GlobalCenter as the underpinning foundation of, we are delivering -- with optimal performance and reliability -- superior enterprise-scale document delivery and file management services that meet the needs of our global corporate customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week." enhances business-to-business communications and maximizes document delivery on the Internet, by transferring files via its file-handling system. The service provides businesses with a fast, reliable and secure solution for near-instant electronic delivery of large, mission-critical documents to anyone, anywhere, anytime.

"We are very happy that has selected GlobalCenter for their complex Web hosting needs," said Leo Hindery, Jr., chairman and CEO of GlobalCenter. " provides a valuable and efficient service to its customers by enabling them to send and receive large, important documents that could otherwise clog their e-mail systems."

GlobalCenter's service solution is composed of four components that are critical to ensuring business availability and scalability: connectivity, data centers, "on-demand" utility applications and professional services. GlobalCenter seamlessly integrates its leading open systems infrastructure, applications and intelligence into services to provide a single-source solution that enables online businesses to grow and succeed. By utilizing GlobalCenter, companies get enterprise-class utility applications at a significantly reduced total cost-of-ownership with less capital outlay and fewer internal IT staff requirements. GlobalCenter provides businesses the Internet infrastructure needed to ensure the high availability, flexibility and scalability necessary to compete in the digital economy.

About, Inc., Inc. is an application service provider offering a file-handling network on top of the global IP infrastructure. The company's initial offering,, gives corporate users the ability to transmit files to third parties that are too large to pass through e-mail. The service provides businesses with a fast, reliable and secure solution for near-instant electronic delivery of mission-critical documents to anyone, anytime, anywhere. To deliver the industry's superior service for fast, reliable, secure Internet document delivery, the click2send service is built upon industry-leading technologies from Cisco Systems, EMC2, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Microsoft, MyCIO, and VeriSign. Founded in 1998,, Inc. is privately financed.

About GlobalCenter

GlobalCenter Inc. is a subsidiary of Global Crossing Ltd. (Nasdaq:GBLX). As a leading Internet services company, GlobalCenter delivers the only integrated Internet solution designed for scale in the global "e"conomy. By seamlessly integrating its proprietary infrastructure, applications and complex Web hosting, GlobalCenter provides customers the Internet infrastructure necessary to manage complex online enterprises. GlobalCenter's customers include many of the largest and most densely trafficked sites on the Web. Global Crossing, GlobalCenter's parent company, is building and offering services over the world's first global fiber optic network, which will have more than 101,000 route miles, serving five continents, 27 countries, and more than 200 major cities. For more information contact GlobalCenter at or Global Crossing at

Statements made in this press release that state Global Crossing's, its subsidiaries' or management's intentions, beliefs, expectations, or predictions for the future are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks, assumptions and uncertainties that could cause Global Crossing's actual results to differ materially from those projected in such forward-looking statements. These risks, assumptions and uncertainties include: the ability to complete systems within currently estimated time frames and budgets; the ability to compete effectively in a rapidly evolving and price competitive marketplace; changes in the nature of telecommunications regulation in the United States and other countries; changes in business strategy; the successful integration of newly-acquired businesses; the impact of technological change; and other risks referenced from time to time in the Global Crossing's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Note to Editors: The GlobalCenter service mark and logo are service marks or registered service marks of GlobalCenter Inc.

click2send is a trademark of, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Other products and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
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