Blog by Henk Steenman, CTO AMS-IX
In a digitally connected country such as the Netherlands, Internet connectivity is essential to consumers as well as the business community. As Technical Director of the AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), I find it unacceptable that the recent DDoS attacks of late January…Read more »
2017 was an eventful year for AMS-IX. We expanded our footprint in the Amsterdam Metro area by adding two new POP’s. Internationally, we expanded to India by launching an Internet Exchange in Mumbai. With this latest addition, AMS-IX is now running seven Internet Exchanges around the world, connecting over…Read more »
Blog by Stavros Konstantaras, Network Engineer at AMS-IX
How long does it take for an organisation to expand the capacity of the backbone links in order to respond to fast bandwidth growth? How much work is involved to complete such a task? In this blog, we will…Read more »
Peter van Burgel has been appointed as new CEO of the world’s largest Internet Exchange AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) with immediate effect. He succeeds Job Witteman who stepped down from his position in October last year, after having successfully grown AMS-IX into the world leading role that it now occupies…Read more »
Blog by Phil Matte
Time moves swiftly and transportation has always been in the hearts and on the minds of the people of Chicago, “The City of Broad Shoulders”. Arguably, it can be tracked back to the early foundations of the city which started with the construction of…Read more »
After 17.5 years, Job Witteman will leave AMS-IX as of October 1st. Job Witteman, who was the founder of the world's largest internet exchange, will leave at the peak of development of the company, which again achieved 30% growth over the last year. The company also achieved a…Read more »
U.S. coast to coast coverage now available.
AMSTERDAM, 28 JUNE 2017 – AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), one of the largest global internet exchanges, and PacketFabric, the highly scalable network-as-a-service platform and a member of the Nantworks ecosystem of companies, announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU)…Read more »
Each year, we conduct a survey amongst our members and customers to assess their satisfaction level with regard to AMS-IX. This year’s respondents were of more diverse nationalities than the previous years. This is in line with the increasingly international character of AMS-IX.
The overall performance score awarded by…Read more »
New Internet Exchange Aims to Accelerate Internet Growth Throughout India.
AMS-IX and Sify today announced the launch of AMS-IX India, a carrier-neutral, open Internet Exchange (IX) in Mumbai, India.
“India is one of the world’s fastest growing internet markets,” explains Job Witteman, CEO of AMS-IX…Read more »
Second Annual Event Whose Theme is “Peering Into the Future” to Take Place in Chicago on June 16, 2016Read more »
AMS-IX and Verizon Digital Media Services have announced an agreement to expand Verizon Digital Media Services’ presence from the AMS-IX platform in Amsterdam to all AMS-IX Internet Exchanges in markets where Verizon Digital Media Services already has a presence, beginning with AMS-IX Hong Kong.
“Our partnership with AMS-IX…Read more »
On January 14th, AMS-IX and Megaport announced that they signed an alliance agreement. Both parties are connecting fabrics and partnering in metros where they have common footprints. The cloud interconnection service of Megaport will be available at the AMS-IX Internet Exchanges, while Megaport will offer the AMS-IX Internet Exchange…Read more »
Partnership creates robust interconnection platforms globally that allows multi-cloud connectivity, peering and elastic API-driven capacity ordering.
Software-based elastic interconnectivity provider, Megaport Limited (ASX: MP1) (Megaport) today announced its US subsidiary has signed an alliance agreement to become the exclusive global elastic cloud interconnection partner for Amsterdam Internet Exchange, B.V…Read more »
Sylvie LaPerrière, Manager Interconnection and Network Content Distribution at Google, has now entered her second three-year term as a member of the AMS-IX Executive Board. Members of the AMS-IX Association have re-elected Sylvie at the 43rd General Meeting today.
In a first reaction on her re-election, she says: “I…Read more »
AMS-IX Hong Kong is the First Internet Exchange in Asia to be OPEN-IX Certified
AMS-IX Chicago and AMS-IX Hong Kong Internet Exchanges have been awarded OIX-1 certification by the Open-IX Association (OIX). With these certifications, five of AMS-IX’s peering platforms are now OPEN-IX®-certified. In 2014 and…Read more »