News

29 October 2014

Core-Backbone Joins AMS-IX Partner Program

Core-Backbone has become a reseller of AMS-IX in Amsterdam. The company has joined AMS-IX’s successful partner program to offer the AMS-IX service remotely to its customers and provide them with increased peering benefits.

As official AMS-IX reseller, Core-Backbone is able to resell AMS-IX ports anywhere the company has infrastructure…

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07 October 2014

AMS-IX USA Inc. Launches Internet Exchange in Chicago

Establishment of Alternative Interconnection Model in Chicago Metropolitan Area

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) announces that its U.S. subsidiary, AMS-IX USA Inc., has partnered with CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, to open the first Point of Presence (PoP) of AMS-IX Chicago in Chicago…

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01 October 2014

AMS-IX and HGC to Share Sales and First Line Customer Service of Hong Kong Exchange

Sales and first line customer service for AMS-IX Hong Kong is now both the responsibility of AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) and Hutchison Global Communications (HGC). Until this summer, only HGC was responsible for sales, marketing and first line customer service. AMS-IX and HGC together founded AMS-IX Hong Kong in the…

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14 September 2014

AMS-IX breaks 3 Terabit per second barrier

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) has broken the data transfer speed record of 3 Terabit per second (Tbps). This milestone underlines the leading position of the Amsterdam peering platform within the Internet Exchange (IXP) market.

The peak of 3 Tbps (3000 Gbps) that was reached on September 14 is an…

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10 September 2014

AMS-IX USA Inc. Expands to the Bay Area, Opening First Point of Presence in Digital Realty’s 365 Main Street, San Francisco Facility

Partnership Establishes First OIX-1 Compliant Internet Exchange in the Bay Area

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) announced today that its U.S. subsidiary, AMS-IX USA Inc., is partnering with Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data center and colocation solutions, to expand and establish a Point of…

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28 August 2014

ReTN Joins AMS-IX Partner Program

ReTN has become a reseller of AMS-IX in Amsterdam. The international network operator joins AMS-IX’s successful partner program to provide its wide range of wholesale and corporate clients with access to the exchange platform in Amsterdam.

By joining AMS-IX’s partner program, ReTN significantly increases its presence and services in…

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04 August 2014

New Networks at AMS-IX: Who, What, Where, When

More about AMS-IX’s new connected parties in first half of 2014

AMS-IX grew considerably in the first six months of 2014. A total number of 57 parties connected to the Internet Exchange, including organisations such as Riot Games, next layer, Telecom Egypt, Sony Online Entertainment and cloud…

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04 August 2014

Blogpost: Real Time Online Bidding is the Future. Connectivity is Now

As a stock trading firm you operate in a very volatile market. You have to immediately respond to what you see and make the right choice at the right time. You completely rely on accurate and real-time data. And then the network connectivity is lost...Bye bye profit.

OK, maybe…

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23 June 2014

AMS-IX Joins GSMA as Associate Member

The GSMA, which represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, has added AMS-IX as an Associate Member. This membership gives AMS-IX the opportunity to contribute to the development of the mobile ecosystem by participating in working groups and projects as well as working closely together with other members.

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12 June 2014

Akamai Signs On To AMS-IX New York

Presence at AMS-IX New York brings Akamai first connection to an Open-IX certified Internet Exchange

AMS-IX has announced that Akamai, the leading provider of cloud services, has become a member of AMS-IX New York. This peering platform is the only Open-IX certified Internet Exchange in the…

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11 June 2014

325 Hudson Offers Connectivity to AMS-IX New York

325 Hudson, the New York carrier-neutral interconnection facility, is now offering connectivity to AMS-IX New York. This exchange platform builds on AMS-IX’s successful Internet exchange model in Europe, allowing multiple Internet service providers, content owners, cloud companies, and other Internet-related companies to interconnect via an open peering fabric.

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27 May 2014

Quanza Engineering New Reseller AMS-IX

Quanza Engineering is the latest partner to join the reselling program of AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange). Quanza has extensive expertise in offering its customers the delivery, design, implementation and management of their IT infrastructure. Quanza will become a unique partner for AMS-IX, since the company will not only help connecting…

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19 May 2014

AMS-IX New York is Now Operational at DFT's NJ1 Data Center

AMS-IX New York is now operational at DuPont Fabros Technology’s NJ1 data center located in Piscataway, New Jersey. Moreover, DuPont Fabros has received the Open-IX OIX-2 certification for this data center. 

AMS-IX New York is a neutral and distributed Internet Exchange Point (“IXP”) that was officially launched in New…

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25 April 2014

Racing & networking

For the 12th consecutive year AMS-IX sponsored the Quanza ISP Kart event. At this event the Dutch Internet community could gather in an informal setting, practice go-kart racing and enjoy the various entertainment offered by the sponsors.

This year’s event theme was Arcade meets Wild West. In line…

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17 April 2014

AMS-IX New York Officially Launched

To celebrate the launch of AMS-IX New York, we brought classic Amsterdam heritage to the Hudson River with the three-masted clipper Stad Amsterdam. On Friday, April 11 our customers and partners joined AMS-IX’s CEO Job Witteman and Amsterdam’s Mayor Van der Laan to welcome the first neutral and distributed Internet…

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