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22 July 2015

AMS-IX groeit aanzienlijk in aangesloten partijen en capaciteit

Internetbedrijven bereiden zich voor op toename in internetverkeer

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), het grootste internetknooppunt ter wereld, heeft in de eerste helft van 2015 60 nieuwe partijen aangesloten op haar platform, waarvan 82% uit het buitenland komt. Daarmee zet AMS-IX de sterke groei van de afgelopen drie…

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22 July 2015

AMS-IX Continues to Grow Significantly in Both Connected Parties and Capacity

Internet companies are preparing themselves for an increase in Internet traffic

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), the largest Internet exchange in the world, connected 60 new parties to its platform in the first half of 2015, 82% of which are located outside of the Netherlands. This demonstrates AMS-IX…

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03 July 2015

Relations with an IXP: A Panel Discussion

One of the panel discussions MORE-IP attendees could follow, was the discussion ‘Relations with an IXP’ on the first day of the event. Mike Hollands (Director Connectivity Segment at Interxion), Frans ter Borg (Owner of Quanza Engineering) and Joerg Ammon (Systems Engineer Service Provider at Brocade) spoke…

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03 July 2015

Paneldiscussie: de relatie met een IXP

Een van de paneldiscussies die de aanwezigen op MORE-IP konden bijwonen was de sessie ‘Relations with an IXP’ op de eerste dag van het event. Mike Hollands (Director Connectivity Segment bij Interxion), Frans ter Borg (Eigenaar van Quanza Engineering) en Joerg Ammon (Systems Engineer Service Provider bij Brocade

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29 June 2015

The Role of Collaboration in the Digital Economy

On the second day of our MORE-IP event in Amsterdam, host Chris van ‘t Hof facilitated a discussion between Hans de Vries (Head of the National Cyber Center of the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice), Michiel Steltman (Director of DHPA and DINL) and Dennis Broeders (Professor of Technology and…

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17 June 2015

Blogpost: Arien Vijn - Coming to America

We’re in the middle of nowhere. Driver Winston takes a sharp right off the deserted road. There are no signs, just a driveway entrance surrounded by trees and bushes. In the summer, this place must be very green, but it’s winter now and the trees are bare. We stop before

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03 June 2015

AMS-IX en TESPOK sluiten het East Africa Exchange platform in Kenia

AMS-IX en TESPOK hebben samen besloten om het East Africa Exchange project te beëindigen. De organisaties werkten sinds 2013 samen aan de oprichting en ontwikkeling van een internetknooppunt in Mombasa, Kenia in het SEACOM Cable Landing Station. Ze geloofden beiden sterk in de noodzaak van een regionale internet exchange. Echter,

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03 June 2015

AMS-IX and TESPOK reach agreement to close Kenyan based East Africa Exchange Point

AMS-IX and TESPOK have decided by mutual agreement to close the East Africa Exchange project. Since 2013, both parties have worked together to implement and support the creation of an Internet Exchange Point located in Mombasa, Kenya at the SEACOM Cable Landing Station. They believed strongly in the need for…

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02 June 2015

AMS-IX Bay Area Expands with Telx®’s San Francisco Data Center

New PoP Within SFR1 Offers Reliable, Fast and Cost-Effective Internet Peering Services to AMS-IX and Telx Customers

AMS-IX USA Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), and Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, data center solutions, and cloud enablement services, today announce a…

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28 May 2015

AMS-IX Adopts Quanza's 24×7 NOC-as-a-Service

Quanza Engineering, specialist in designing, building and supporting strategic IT infrastructures, has launched a new 24×7 NOC-as-a-Service at MORE IP 2015 last month.

Quanza’s 24×7 NOC Service is a flexible and scalable first-line support solution offered as a white-label service. This makes it the perfect solution for businesses…

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28 May 2015

AMS-IX partner Quanza lanceert 24/7 NOC-as-a-Service

Quanza Engineering B.V., specialist in het bedenken, bouwen en beheren van strategische IT infrastructuur, lanceerde tijdens het MORE-IP 2015 event van AMS-IX een nieuwe dienst: 24/7 NOC-as-a-Service.

De 24/7 NOC dienst van Quanza is een flexibele en schaalbare ondersteuning, vanaf eerstelijns niveau, die als white-label dienst wordt aangeboden. Het…

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27 May 2015

Blogpost: Job Witteman - Building the Internet Together

Who remembers the war between Betamax and VHS? It was a period of intense competition when incompatible models of video recorders arrived on the consumer market. Betamax was the first and possibly also the best. It did however lose its battle in the competition against the VHS format, which was…

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13 May 2015

Follow-up on previous incident at AMS-IX platform

Update: Thursday, May 21

Following the incident we had on Wednesday, May 13, which occurred during maintenance activities, we have evaluated our internal procedures. The measures we have taken define a more strict communication between the engineers doing on-site work and the NOC department and better clarity of responsibilities…

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13 May 2015

Opvolging eerdere storing op AMS-IX platform

Update: 21 mei

N.a.v. de storing op ons platform, die tijdens werkzaamheden op 13 mei plaatsvond, hebben wij onze interne procedures geëvalueerd. De maatregelen die wij hebben ondernomen, definiëren een striktere communicatie tussen de engineers op locatie en de NOC-afdeling en geven duidelijker de verantwoordelijkheden aan tijdens onderhoudswerkzaamheden. 

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21 April 2015

AMS-IX USA Inc. Appoints Phil Matte as U.S. Sales Director

AMS-IX has appointed Phil Matte as Sales Director of its U.S. subsidiary, AMS-IX USA Inc. In this role, Mr. Matte is responsible for developing sales strategies and leading the sales efforts in forging new customer relationships for AMS-IX Bay Area, AMS-IX New York and AMS-IX Chicago in order to…

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