News

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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23 December 2010

AMS-IX to Offer Inter-IPX Services in 2011

From GRX to IPX

As approved by the Amsterdam Internet Exchange Association during its General Assembly meeting on the 14th of November, AMS-IX will offer an Inter-IPX service with a supporting Service level Agreement (SLA) to IPX Providers.

AMS-IX was the first in 2001 to set up a…

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02 December 2010

AMS-IX Association Appoints Three New Board Members

The Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) Association members have elected three new Executive board members during their General Assembly held in Amsterdam on Wednesday 24th of November.

Alex Bik, CTO at BIT a business ISP in the Netherlands, Arif Polat IP Interconnection manager from Turk Telekom and Remco Frijling, Director…

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03 November 2010

NewTelco - Latest Successful Partner to Join AMS-IX Reselling Program

NewTelco has extended their global end-to-end service to connect parties to peer at the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX).

In response to Internet traffic growth worldwide, neutral Internet Exchanges (IX) across Europe are increasingly sought after by Internet businesses, carriers and providers far reaching the extent of their initial…

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01 November 2010

NaMeX – AMS-IX Partnership Agreement

AMS-IX and NaMeX are Internet Exchange Points with different and complementary features. AMS-IX is one of the largest IXPs in Europe and is located in one of the core points for the worldwide Internet, Amsterdam. It offers its members great potential in exchanging traffic due to the presence of a…

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14 September 2010

AMS-IX Breaks 1 Terabit per Second Barrier

The index of the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX), one of the largest Internet exchanges worldwide, has broken the data transfer speed record of 1 Terabit per second.

All members are able to exchange Internet data via the AMS-IX platform, this is known in the industry as peering. All large…

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13 September 2010

First AMS-IX Extension Location Realised at TelecityGroup Netherlands

10 gigabit AMS-IX ports now also available at TelecityGroup’s Amstel Business Park

Engineers from TelecityGroup and AMS-IX have finalised the construction of AMS-IX’s very first extension location. The honour goes to TelecityGroup’s Amstel Business Park data centre. By using the latest technology available, based on DWDM, Amstel Business…

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02 September 2010

AMS-IX Completes Nikhef Migration

Over the last 9 months AMS-IX has been working to migrate all customers connected to the Nikhef switches to new MLX and Glimmerglass hardware. The migration has been done is several steps starting in Februari to minimize customer impact and was completed by the final step of moving customers two…

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19 August 2010

AMS-IX Moves to MPLS/VPLS

During the night the AMS-IX NOC moved the second half of the peering platform to an MPLS/VPLS set-up.

In about two weeks the two halves will be merged to form one large multi-redundant exchange. As part of the project the number of core-switches was increased from 2 to 4…

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09 August 2010

AMS-IX Presents Glowing Results over 2009

Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX), one of the largest Internet exchanges worldwide, has announced 21 per cent growth in net revenue in 2009, along with a turnover of 10 million Euros, for the first time in the history of the Exchange. As in 2008, the Exchange welcomed almost 50 new members…

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06 April 2010

Reseller Port Service Available and Re-launch AMS-IX Partner Program

Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX), one of the largest Internet exchanges worldwide, launches its renewed AMS-IX Partner Program (APP2010). It enables members, customers, third parties and even other exchanges to expand their product and service portfolio via AMS-IX with one of the largest, professional and neutral exchanges. A lot of parties…

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05 May 2009

Interxion Partners with AMS-IX

Interxion, a leading European operator of carrier-neutral data centres, and the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX), the world’s largest single metro area Internet exchange, today announced a partnership agreement that will extend the AMS-IX exchange infrastructure into Interxion’s recently expanded AMS5 data centre. The agreement will allow Interxion’s Amsterdam customers to reduce latency and…

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