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23 March 2017

Digital Realty’s Amsterdam Data Tower wordt 13e POP voor AMS-IX in Amsterdam

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), leverancier van datacenter-, colocatie- en interconnectie-oplossingen, heeft bekend gemaakt dat de Amsterdam Data Tower in het Science Park de dertiende Point Of Presence (POP) wordt voor AMS-IX in Amsterdam. De aanwezigheid van AMS-IX in de Amsterdam Data Tower biedt klanten meer densiteit, snelheid en…

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22 March 2017

AMS-IX kiest nieuwe generatie switch-hardware

In september 2016 schreef ik over de vervanging van de core-switches in het AMS-IX netwerk in Amsterdam. Ik schreef toen dat we de Brocade SLX 9850 hadden gekozen en dat we naar verwachting in het vierde kwartaal van 2016 met de implementatie zouden kunnen beginnen.

De implementatie liep om…

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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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13 March 2017

First Implementation of the Brocade SLX 9850 Switch Hardware

In September 2016, I wrote about the replacement of the AMS-IX Amsterdam network’s core switches. At the time, I mentioned that we had selected the Brocade SLX 9850, expecting to begin implementation in Q4 of 2016. We managed to migrate one of the four main core switches from MLXe-32…

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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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26 January 2017

Continuous growth for AMS-IX

New milestones indicate ongoing growth of Amsterdam-based platform

AMS-IX reflects back on another year of growth. The Internet Exchange saw the number of connected networks increase to more than 800 (compared to 750 in 2015). Furthermore, AMS-IX added 5.4 Tbps new capacity to its platform. This is an annual…

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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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