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22 March 2012

Audits of AMS-IX’ Co-locations Leads to New and Renewed Certifications

Capitoline, the leading independent specialist data centre auditor, and Internet Exchange AMS-IX have renewed the certifications for most of its data centres for the next two years. The audits of the data centres took place according to AMS-IX’ updated Data Centre Standard.

Again certifications are assigned to Telecity, Global…

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19 March 2012

AMS-IX Chooses TelecityGroup’s AMS5 as Core Point of Presence Site

TelecityGroup, Europe's industry-leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centres, and Internet Exchange AMS-IX today announced that AMS-IX has chosen AMS5 in Amsterdam-Southeast, the new TelecityGroup data centre, as the site for a new core Point-of-Presence. AMS-IX is adding a core Point-of-Presence (PoP) to its Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) as part…

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19 March 2012

VTLWaveNet Brings AMS-IX Connectivity to 100 Points of Presence in Europe

VTLWaveNet announced that it has successfully brought AMS-IX connectivity to its 100th point of presence in Europe. By bringing up to 1.6TB of capacity into its latest site in Paris, VTLWaveNet helps parties to connect to the AMS-IX without needing a physical presence in Amsterdam. VTLWaveNet became an AMS-IX partner…

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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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