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Company Profile

Established in the early 1990s as a not-for-profit company, AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) is a neutral and independent Internet Exchange based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Business internet traffic at AMS-IX has a peak of close to 5 Terabits per second (Tbps) and it interconnects more than 800 IP networks, making it one of the largest Internet Exchanges in the world. 

The AMS-IX platform provides a professional, high quality, non-blocking peering service for all types of IP traffic, be it regular IP data such as email or web content, to also video/TV and hosting & cloud services. AMS-IX additionally hosts the first mobile peering points worldwide: the Global GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX), the Mobile Data Exchange (MDX), and the first interconnection of IPX networks (Inter-IPX). AMS-IX deploys two Internet Exchanges abroad - AMS-IX Hong Kong in the Asia Pacific region and AMS-IX Caribbean on Curacao. AMS-IX’s subsidiary AMS-IX USA Inc. deploys AMS-IX New YorkAMS-IX Bay Area and AMS-IX Chicago in the United States.

For more information about AMS-IX please go to the About AMS-IX section

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Press releases

22 March 2017

AMS-IX's 13th Point of Presence in Metro Amsterdam

Digital Realty’s Amsterdam Data Tower becomes 13th point of presence for AMS-IX in metro Amsterdam. 

Digital Realty announced that its Amsterdam Data Tower in the Science Park will host the 13th AMS-IX Point Of Presence (POP) within Amsterdam. This will provide unprecedented density, speed and…

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22 February 2017

AMS-IX appoints Jesse Robbers as CCO

AMS-IX has appointed Jesse Robbers as Chief Commercial Officer. Robbers arrives at AMS-IX at an exciting time: the Internet Exchange recently saw the number of connected networks increase to more than 800. Prior to joining AMS-IX, he held the position of Technical Director Benelux at Ericsson Broadcast & Media Services. He…

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06 February 2017

AMS-IX and Sify launch Carrier-Neutral Internet Exchange in Mumbai

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…

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