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27 February 2012

AMS-IX to Launch Point-of-Presence at TelecityGroup´s New Amsterdam Data Centre

World’s largest Internet hub AMS-IX and TelecityGroup cement relationship in new data centre location.

TelecityGroup, the leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centres, and Internet Exchange AMS-IX today announced that an AMS-IX point-of-presence will be built in TelecityGroup’s new Amsterdam data centre, AMS 5. The extension of the…

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23 February 2012

Launch of World-Class Internet Peering Platform “AMS-IX Hong Kong”

Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) and Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) today announced the launch of AMS-IX Hong Kong service, a professional Internet Exchange in Hong Kong, to boost regional Internet traffic and develop Hong Kong into a major Internet Exchange hub in the region. The new Internet Exchange builds on…

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24 January 2012

'Internet Giant Beneath the Streets of Amsterdam'

The biggest Internet network in Europe can be found beneath the city of Amsterdam. The Amsterdam Internet Exchange – AMS-IX for short – can even lay claim to being the most popular Internet hub in the world, in terms of the number of companies linked up to it. Microsoft, KPN…

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17 January 2012

TelecityGroup, IX Reach and AMS-IX Enable Direct UK Connectivity to the Amsterdam Internet Exchange

TelecityGroup, Europe's industry-leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centres, has today announced an agreement with IX Reach and AMS-IX to enable TelecityGroup customers in the UK to directly connect to the Amsterdam Internet Exchange, AMS-IX, in the only official AMS-IX enabled sites in the UK.

Internet Exchange Points (IXPs)…

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16 January 2012

Atrato Takes the Lead with 100GE Ports at AMS-IX

Atrato IP Networks has become the first AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) member with a 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) port connection.

In 2011, AMS-IX was the first Internet Exchange worldwide to roll out 100GbE ports, forecasting for traffic growth and higher demand for capacity. Today, Atrato takes the lead…

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11 January 2012

AMS-IX Builds PoP in EvoSwitch Datacenter

EvoSwitch Datacenter has today officially been added to the list of colocation providers with an AMS-IX Point of Presence (PoP), the PoP is currently being build and will be ready end of Februari, beginning of March. In addition to being an AMS-IX collocation EvoSwitch will be the first datacenter of…

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05 December 2011

Record Capacity Take-up Amsterdam Datacenter Market

The capacity volume take-up of datacenter space in Amsterdam has reached records before the end of the year 2011. What was already a record-breaking business in 2010 will be outdone even in 2011.
This is one of the conclusions of the European Data Centres report of CBRE.

In the…

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12 October 2011

100 Gbps Capacity Ports Starting to Happen at AMS-IX - with Ziggo to be First

Ziggo one of the top leading Internet Service Providers in the Netherlands has become the first network at AMS-IX with a 100Gbps connection built from 10x10 Gigabit Ethernet ports. The trend to higher capacity is evident with many networks increasing the number of connected ports at AMS-IX and a visible…

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19 September 2011

Manchester Datacenter Enables Networks to Amsterdam

AMS-IX, IX Reach and UK Grid have today announced details of a collaboration to enable customers in the North of England to connect directly to the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) from UK Grid’s carrier neutral datacenter, Manchester One @ Synergy House.

The three-way partnership has been formed to facilitate immediate…

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09 September 2011

Deployment of 100Gbps Ethernet Interconnection from Amsterdam to Geneva by AMS-IX, CERN and SURFnet

The ongoing testing of Ultra Long-haul 100 Gbps deployment these past weeks, between Amsterdam and Geneva, has included AMS-IX 100GE platform and the use of commercial Ethernet equipment for the Interconnection of IP networks.

The testing, which began with SURFnet (The National Research and Education Network (NREN) organization in…

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05 August 2011

AMS-IX and KIXP agree to Collaboration at AfPIF 2011

The Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) and Kenya Internet Exchange Point (KIXP) have finalized a collaboration agreement to help the development and growth of African regional Interconnection. The collaboration, which includes the donation of AMS-IX Gigabit Ethernet Equipment to Kenya, focuses on strengthening the capacity, resilience and stability in the Region…

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22 June 2011

AMS-IX Donates Equipment to the Armenian Internet Exchange

Just a few months ago in late March 2011, Armenia suffered an outage of all 3 wholesale network providers (ArmenTel, FiberNet Communication and GNC-Alfa) due to an alleged search for copper by a 75-year-old woman in the neighboring state of Georgia.

All services were restored in a matter of hours…

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10 June 2011

3 New Services are Launched by AMS-IX at MORE IP Event

In the beautiful and historic setting of the Rode Hoed in Amsterdam and in parallel joint efforts to bring awareness to World IPv6 day, the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) launched 3 new unique services in preparation to the growth and developments of the Internet Industry at an event properly named…

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19 January 2011

Looking Back at AMS-IX Growth in 2010

2010 was an exceptionally good year for AMS-IX and its members. With a clear promise of growth, the 2009 theme of “evolvability” surfaced its results through out 2010 not just in the scalability and resilience of its technical platform, but also in the aim to bring more value to its…

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18 January 2011

IX Reach: Competitive Transport Services to AMS-IX

With a growing trend of networks joining AMS-IX, IX Reach has been a key partner in bringing in new connected members to Amsterdam. Their flexibility to add more breakout locations and ports for a competitive fee has enabled UK and other European based and landing networks, to reach and rely…

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