Blog by Tim Vriend, Team Lead Engineering at AMS-IX
Back in 2015, AMS-IX tested a series of DWDM Equipment under the name of Data Centre Interconnect (DCI) from different vendors in an effort to optimize the Core network.
On September 1st 2016, Henk Steenman (CTO at AMS-IX)…Read more »
AMS-IX has appointed Konstantinos Prantzos as Network Operations Centre (NOC) manager as of September 1st 2018.
Henk Steenman, CTO AMS-IX: “We are really glad that AMS-IX can announce that Konstantinos Prantzos has accepted the position of NOC manager. His technical expertise combined with his managerial capabilities and no-nonsense…Read more »
Blog by Erik Verhoef, business development manager at AMS-IX
It almost seems a lifetime ago when going on holiday in Europe also meant that you had to pray for decent Wi-Fi at your hotel as you disabled roaming on your smartphone in order to avoid a ‘bill shock’…Read more »
Google is YouTube, Google search, Maps, Photos, G Suite, Google Cloud platform and much more… These apps generate data and demand connectivity at all times at the fingertips of billions of people. But does this traffic gets managed efficiently and cost-effectively?
At the end of June 2018, the Google Global…
AMS-IX has decided to decommission the New York location by the end of Q3, 2018.
In April 2014, AMS-IX USA Inc. opened the AMS-IX New York Internet Exchange. Part of our current strategy is to evaluate our existing locations, services and products.
As a result of the evaluation…Read more »
Blog by Aris Lambrianidis, Information Security Manager at AMS-IX
Last month, AMS-IX received ISO 27001:2013 certification which specifically deals with information security. This certification instantly makes it clear to everyone that AMS-IX has a well-rounded, highly systematic approach to information security. Internet Exchange Providers are not well understood…Read more »
With this newly launched service, AMS-IX continues to extend its reach in the Netherlands with an additional 25+ Data Centres. A single connection and contract allows customers to exchange traffic at AMS-IX with 800+ networks.
EasyAccess bundles IP transport and the AMS-IX peering port into one pre-negotiated, cost-efficient and…Read more »
It is once again time to share the results of our annual customer and member survey. This year’s overall performance score was an 8.7 out of 10 (where 1 is poor and 10 is excellent), which is the highest score of the past 4 years. Looking at the different AMS-IX…Read more »
AMS-IX is a member-based, neutral and independent Internet Exchange. Apart from the day-to-day technical operations of the technical platform, AMS-IX also builds and fosters good relationship with the internet community at large. One of our longstanding members we co-operate and innovate together with is: A2B Internet.
So, we visited…Read more »
The Internet exists thanks to interconnection: it is a network of interconnected networks. Normally, a critical infrastructure accesses the Internet through its Internet Service Provider (ISP)
In the event of a DDoS attack, most of the traffic comes from the ‘general’ Internet, even if the attack has been…Read more »
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 »