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10 September 2014

AMS-IX USA Inc. Expands to the Bay Area, Opening First Point of Presence in Digital Realty’s 365 Main Street, San Francisco Facility

Partnership Establishes First OIX-1 Compliant Internet Exchange in the Bay Area

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) announced today that its U.S. subsidiary, AMS-IX USA Inc., is partnering with Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data center and colocation solutions, to expand and establish a Point of…

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04 August 2014

Blogpost: Real Time Online Bidding is the Future. Connectivity is Now

As a stock trading firm you operate in a very volatile market. You have to immediately respond to what you see and make the right choice at the right time. You completely rely on accurate and real-time data. And then the network connectivity is lost...Bye bye profit.

OK, maybe…

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27 December 2013

Open-IX Dialogue in New York

Earlier this month, AMS-IX’s CCO Mark Cooper was in New York City to not only raise the profile of AMS-IX New York but also to clarify to different market groups what the Open-IX initiative is. During his participation in the Data Center Panel, organised by JNK Securities for the data…

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25 November 2013

Gaming Asks for Connectivity

The online gaming industry is booming. How do we know? By the impressive data traffic growth figures we see at our platforms. As the world's largest Internet Exchange, we welcome more and more gaming (related) companies every year. These companies exchange large volumes of data. Connectivity is obviously key for…

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18 November 2013

AMS-IX appoints Mark Cooper as Chief Commercial Officer

Mark Cooper replaces Cara Mascini, who is now Chief Strategy Officer

Mark Cooper (44) has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange). He took over the position from Cara Mascini (43), who fulfilled this role as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for the past…

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13 November 2013

Ian Cleary of Level3 Communications and Ryan Donnelly of Verisign are elected to the AMS-IX Board

Members of the AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) Association have appointed two new members to the Executive Board at the 39th General Meeting today. Ian Cleary, EMEA Director of Core Product Marketing at Level3 Communications, and Ryan Donnelly, Director of Systems & Network Architecture at Verisign, are now part…

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23 October 2013

Structure New AMS-IX US Entity Chosen

Selected structure to protect AMS-IX BV and AMS-IX Association from US legislation

Following our statement earlier this month on the plan to set up a separate entity in the United States (US), we can now announce that a structure for this entity has been chosen by the AMS-IX…

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28 September 2013

Majority of AMS-IX Members Support Set Up of US-based Legal Entity

As announced earlier, the Board of the AMS-IX Association proposed the set up of a US-based legal entity for possible expansion to the United States. In an extraordinary General Meeting (GM) held on 27 September 2013, AMS-IX members approved the set up of a US-based legal entity by a majority…

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23 September 2013

Statement Regarding Proposal US-based Legal Entity

Earlier this month the Board of the AMS-IX Association has done a proposal to our members to setup a US-based legal entity for possible expansion to the United States. The past few days a discussion has been taking place on an internal AMS-IX mailing list about the possible consequences of…

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09 September 2013

AMS-IX CTO Appointed as Chairman of the Open-IX IXP Standards Committee

Henk Steenman to help define technical standards for Internet exchange setup in the US

The Open-IX Board has appointed Henk Steenman, CTO of AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), as the chairman of its IXP standards committee. Steenman will be responsible for helping to define the technical standards for…

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19 August 2013

Cooperation is the Future for IXPs

Internet exchanges have come a long way since the early nineties, when most of these platforms were formed. In the previous twenty years the niche industry of IP interconnection through public peering has seen a number of (r)evolutions. I purposefully use (r) here as in some cases these changes were…

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25 June 2013

400GE: Work in Preparation

400GE will most likely succeed 100GE. How this new standard will be implemented in the future is, however, still a topic for discussion. At the WDM & Next Generation Optical Networking event in June 2013 this became clear during the panel debate ‘Addressing the needs for higher speeds – 400GE…

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22 January 2013

100GE: A Logical Next Step for Large Networks

Internet traffic is growing fast. More people are making use of wireless devices, such as smartphones and tablets. Cisco predicts in its Visual Networking Index that Internet traffic from these devices will exceed traffic from wired devices by 2014. Moreover, peak Internet traffic is growing more rapidly than average traffic…

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21 November 2012

Sylvie LaPerrière of Google elected to AMS-IX Board

Members of the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) Association have appointed Sylvie LaPerrière, Program Manager Network Content Distribution at Google, as the newest Executive Board member during the Community Meeting of the 21st of November held in Amsterdam. She is the first woman ever to be part of the AMS-IX board…

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