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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.

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10 May 2016

Verizon Digital Media Services Expands Network into Additional AMS-IX Internet Exchanges

AMS-IX and Verizon Digital Media Services have announced an agreement to expand Verizon Digital Media Services’ presence from the AMS-IX platform in Amsterdam to all AMS-IX Internet Exchanges in markets where Verizon Digital Media Services already has a presence, beginning with AMS-IX Hong Kong.

“Our partnership with AMS-IX…

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19 April 2016

AMS-IX selects new 100 Gigabit Ethernet Analyzer MT1100A from Anritsu to manage the growth in traffic volumes

Anritsu’s Advanced MT1100A Network Master Flex Analyzer provides multiple protocol test coverage, full OTN client emulation and multiport testing for routers and switches

Anritsu Corporation, market leader in communications test equipment, is pleased to announce that AMS-IX has selected the new MT1100A 100G/OTU4 Network Master Flex Analyzer…

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06 April 2016

AMS-IX expands its platform into Equinix AM6

Internet Exchange prepares for strong growth with 12th location

AMS-IX is expanding its platform into Equinix AM6 in the Amstel Business Park location in Amsterdam. “We want to prepare our Internet Exchange for future traffic and customer growth. That’s why it is important to expand our platform…

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15 March 2016

AMS-IX Hong Kong Secures BICS as First Customer for its IPX Exchange

BICS, a global leader in wholesale carrier services, will be the launching customer for the IPX exchange (Inter-IPX) offered by AMS-IX Hong Kong. “The AMS-IX Hong Kong IPX exchange allows us to securely peer high-quality Internet Protocol (IP) traffic at a local level, offering our customers added value at…

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02 March 2016

GBI Joins AMS-IX and Becomes an Official Reseller

Easier access to AMS-IX in the Middle East via GBI

GBI, a global service provider that owns and operates a multilayer carrier neutral network connecting the world to the Middle East, today announces it has joined the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX), one of the largest peering platforms…

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25 February 2016

Exporting the Internet to China

People fly to the Netherlands from all over the globe to see the Delta Works in the Dutch province of Zeeland. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, this is one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. The Netherlands is happy to share its expertise. This also

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25 February 2016

AMS-IX Scores Well in Annual Member/Customer Survey

Every year we ask our members and customers to complete the annual member/customer survey and give us their honest opinion about our services, platform and other activities. This year’s survey was filled out by 111 respondents and in short we can say that AMS-IX has scored well across the board.

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26 January 2016

AMS-IX & Megaport: A Partnership for Next-Level Interconnection Services

On January 14th, AMS-IX and Megaport announced that they signed an alliance agreement. Both parties are connecting fabrics and partnering in metros where they have common footprints. The cloud interconnection service of Megaport will be available at the AMS-IX Internet Exchanges, while Megaport will offer the AMS-IX Internet Exchange…

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26 January 2016

Record Number of New Members and Customers for the Amsterdam Internet Exchange

Amsterdam-based Internet Exchange reached milestones in 2015

AMS-IX reflects back on another successful year. In the past year a record number of new members and customers was reached: 127. This brings the total amount to more than 750 connected members and customers. Additionally, in September AMS-IX broke…

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14 January 2016

Megaport and AMS-IX Partner to Provide Global SDN-Enabled Elastic Interconnection and Internet Exchange Service

Partnership creates robust interconnection platforms globally that allows multi-cloud connectivity, peering and elastic API-driven capacity ordering.

Software-based elastic interconnectivity provider, Megaport Limited (ASX: MP1) (Megaport) today announced its US subsidiary has signed an alliance agreement to become the exclusive global elastic cloud interconnection partner for Amsterdam Internet Exchange, B.V…

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11 January 2016

AMS-IX Names New Gold & Silver Partners

Partners again contribute strongly to AMS-IX’s customer growth in 2015

Equinix, EvoSwitch and IX Reach have received the AMS-IX Gold Partner status for the third year in a row. New in the Gold Partner list this year is international network service provider RETN. A total of…

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04 December 2015

Sylvie LaPerrière of Google Reappointed to Second Term on the AMS-IX Board

Sylvie LaPerrière, Manager Interconnection and Network Content Distribution at Google, has now entered her second three-year term as a member of the AMS-IX Executive Board. Members of the AMS-IX Association have re-elected Sylvie at the 43rd General Meeting today.

In a first reaction on her re-election, she says: “I…

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25 November 2015

ChinaCache Signs Strategic Agreement with AMS-IX to Develop an Internet Exchange

ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd. ("ChinaCache" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: CCIH), the leading total solutions provider of Internet content and application delivery services in China, today announced that it entered into a strategic agreement (“Agreement”) with AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), a Netherlands-based independent Internet Exchange, to develop the first Internet Exchange…

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22 October 2015

Getting familiar with the “Falcon” Class Route Servers

Last month the beta version of the “Falcon” class route servers went into production at the AMS-IX platform. The new route servers validate prefixes against IRRdb (Internet Routing Registry data base) and RPKI (Resource Certification), tag them accordingly and optionally filter them as well.

Currently, over 25 parties make…

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