News

10 January 2017

New Gold and Silver Partners of AMS-IX

We are pleased to announce EvoSwitch, Equinix, RETN and Console as our best performing resellers of 2016.
With 98 new parties joining AMS-IX in 2016, more than 800 networks are now connected at our exchange in Amsterdam. We would not have achieved this milestone without the contribution of our

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08 December 2016

AMS-IX Announces Port Price Reductions

10GE & 100GE port prices at AMS-IX in Amsterdam drop by 5%

AMS-IX will decrease the monthly pricing for the 10GE and 100GE customer ports at the Amsterdam platform as of January 1st, 2017. Efficiency improvements, good supplier relations and economies of scale enable AMS-IX to reduce these…

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25 November 2016

AMS-IX selects the PATCH MANAGER Cable and Asset Management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Solution

AMS-IX selects the PATCH MANAGER Cable and Asset Management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Solution to manage their physical layer network infrastructure.

AMS-IX deploys a state-of-the-art high performance network infrastructure and to date has relied on a home-grown physical layer management system called PhysicalXML.

PATCH MANAGER is a leading Cable and…

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21 November 2016

AMS-IX breaks through 5 Terabits per second ceiling

New peak in internet traffic shows growth of 19% compared to end 2015

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) broke through the 5 Terabits per second (Tbps) ceiling on November 20 at around 8:30 PM. Several factors are behind this new record in peak internet traffic, one of which…

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21 November 2016

AMS-IX doorbreekt de grens van 5 Terabits per seconde

Nieuwe piek in internetverkeer vertoont groei van 19% t.o.v. einde 2015

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) heeft afgelopen zondagavond rond 20:30 uur de grens doorbroken van 5 Terabits per seconde (Tbps). Deze nieuwe piek in de hoeveelheid van het internetverkeer op een bepaald moment komt voort uit een…

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07 November 2016

Update: GM46 to take place on December 20

The 46th GM & Community Meeting will be held on December 20, 2017 at our office in Amsterdam City Centre. For those members who cannot attend the GM we also provide a webcast of this meeting. The link to the webcast is available on the same day of the meeting

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11 October 2016

AMS-IX Publishes Real-Time Network Performance Using Accedian Solution

Live network data from AMS-IX empowers customers to optimize their own connectivity based on traffic, performance, price, and other variables

For AMS-IX, network performance transparency and service level agreement (SLA) assurance recently reached a new milestone. The Dutch IP traffic exchange platform—located in Amsterdam and used by large ISPs…

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03 October 2016

Free Data Roaming is a Boon — and Not Just to Your Phone Bill

If you’ve been on holiday in Europe this summer, you were probably a lot less shocked by your phone bill when you returned. You can thank the EU for that. Earlier this year, new rules capped data roaming charges at just €0.05/MB above your home tariff. And from June next…

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22 September 2016

Newest AMS-IX Partner: China Telecom

China’s leading telecommunications provider, China Telecom, has become an AMS-IX partner. This means they can offer the AMS-IX peering service remotely to their customers and provide them with multiple peering benefits, such as access to 800+ potential peering parties and an opportunity to save costs.

With their…

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15 September 2016

Next Generation Switch Hardware for the AMS-IX Platform

Because of the continuing growth of traffic on our platform, AMS-IX always needs to be prepared for the future. Therefore, we continuously look into possibilities to further increase our growth capabilities in line with our high standards and requirements. Currently, our most pressing requirement is to scale up the (100GE)…

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01 September 2016

Speeding up Capacity – The Future of an Economic & Efficient Metro Area Network

At AMS-IX we’re always looking for ways to optimise our services. In the last year or so, a large number of vendors of optical equipment have announced products under the label of DCI solutions, which focus on the interconnection of data centres within a region. Following a testing period of

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19 August 2016

NFOrce Becomes AMS-IX Partner

We have welcomed NFOrce Entertainment, a Dutch Internet Solutions Provider, to our Partner Program. By being an AMS-IX Partner, NFOrce is able to easily connect their customers to AMS-IX and provide them with increased peering benefits. In the Netherlands they can connect customers in their Nedzone facility for example…

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20 July 2016

AMS-IX Welcomes IPTP Networks to Partner Program

IPTP Networks, a worldwide ultra-high bandwidth network infrastructure provider, will join the AMS-IX Partner Program as an official reseller. This partnership enables IPTP Networks to offer the AMS-IX peering service from anywhere the company has infrastructure connected to the AMS-IX platform in Amsterdam.

“Our IX Transit product enables…

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24 June 2016

Panel Discussion: The Future of Peering & Interconnection

MORE-IP 2016 was all about future developments within the Internet industry. Mike Hollands, Director Connectivity Segment at Interxion, Nina Bargisen, Network Strategy Manager for Netflix and Thomas Volmer, Peering Manager at Google, talked about the future of peering and interconnection during a panel discussion on day 1.

Internet

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10 May 2016

Verizon Digital Media Services breidt netwerk uit naar meer AMS-IX Internet Exchanges

AMS-IX en Verizon Digital Media Services zijn overeengekomen om de aanwezigheid van Verizon Digital Media Services op het AMS-IX-platform in Amsterdam uit te breiden naar AMS-IX Internet Exchanges in markten waar Verizon Digital Media Services al actief is. De uitbreiding start met AMS-IX Hong Kong.

“Onze samenwerking met AMS-IX…

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