How to Connect

Connecting to AMS-IX Chicago is quite straightforward. Follow the steps below and your network can be connected within a number of days if necessary.

    1. Check that you fit all the requirements for becoming a customer of AMS-IX Chicago.
    2. Establish an agreement with one of the AMS-IX Chicago colocations.
    3. Fill out the AMS-IX Chicago Application Form. If your organization is already connected to AMS-IX Bay Area, you only have to log in to and place an order. You do not have to fill out the Application Form again. If you cannot log in to please contact Customer Service by sending an email to Please also note that if you have already signed a contract, accounts for have been created for the administrative and technical contacts (ACP and TCP) who are able to create additional accounts if needed.
    4. Allow 3 weeks for the complete connection process. 

For more technical details regarding your AMS-IX Chicago connection go to our Specifications and Descriptions page.

In case you have any questions during the application process please contact us at: