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28 February 2018

Een simpele en stevige oplossing om vitale diensten te beschermen tegen DDoS-aanvallen

Blog door Henk Steenman, CTO AMS-IX

Internetconnectiviteit is van vitaal belang, zowel voor consumenten als het bedrijfsleven, voor een digitaal verbonden land als Nederland. Als Technisch Directeur van het internetknooppunt, AMS-IX, vind ik het niet acceptabel dat de recente DDoS-aanvallen van eind januari/ begin februari de dienstverlening van

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26 February 2018

AMS-IX to set up Point-of-Presence in GPX’s Mumbai Data Centre

AMS-IX India, a neutral Internet Exchange (IX), is pleased to announce the launch of a third AMS-IX India PoP (Point-of-Presence) in GPX’s Mumbai data centre. With the addition of a third PoP, AMS-IX India has a presence in all areas of Mumbai - South, Central and North. The PoP at…

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26 February 2018

Increasing demand for 100GE ports and record GRX peak traffic

2017 was an eventful year for AMS-IX. We expanded our footprint in the Amsterdam Metro area by adding two new POP’s. Internationally, we expanded to India by launching an Internet Exchange in Mumbai. With this latest addition, AMS-IX is now running seven Internet Exchanges around the world, connecting over…

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22 February 2018

Stepping up the game in Amsterdam: Doubling the backbone capacity in only 4 hours

Blog by Stavros Konstantaras, Network Engineer at AMS-IX

How long does it take for an organisation to expand the capacity of the backbone links in order to respond to fast bandwidth growth? How much work is involved to complete such a task? In this blog, we will…

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21 February 2018

Partner in the spotlight: Epsilon

For 15 years, Epsilon has been delivering networking solutions around the world and helping its partners to benefit from peering at Internet Exchanges (IXs). Our global interconnect fabric includes more than 600 Service Providers as well as IXs that span the globe.

We are big believers in peering and…

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01 February 2018

Peter van Burgel appointed as CEO of AMS-IX

Peter van Burgel has been appointed as new CEO of the world’s largest Internet Exchange AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) with immediate effect. He succeeds Job Witteman who stepped down from his position in October last year, after having successfully grown AMS-IX into the world leading role that it now occupies…

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20 December 2017

Partner in the spotlight: IX Reach

You may have seen the IX Reach name and wondered ‘is that the IX Reach, or a different one?’, well good news - it’s the same one - just, bigger and better! In our ten-year history IX Reach has been on quite a journey. Originally founded in 2007 by entrepreneur

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18 December 2017

Consecutive price reduction of AMS-IX peering services

For the second year in a row, AMS-IX is proud to announce a decrease in the monthly Amsterdam peering-port prices. As of January 1st, 2018, AMS-IX will decrease the port prices in Amsterdam per below: 

1GE: from EUR 500 to EUR 400 p/m
10GE: from…

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12 December 2017

AMS-IX Chicago: From 10 to 70 Gbps peak traffic in one and a half years

Blog by Phil Matte

Time moves swiftly and transportation has always been in the hearts and on the minds of the people of Chicago, “The City of Broad Shoulders”. Arguably, it can be tracked back to the early foundations of the city which started with the construction of…

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09 August 2017

Dedicated 100Gbps ports are now available at AMS-IX Hong Kong to cope with increasing Internet traffic

AMS-IX Hong Kong, a collaboration between Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) and AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), today announced that users will now be able to connect with the Internet Exchange via dedicated ports with a capacity of 100Gbps.

AMS-IX Hong Kong has upgraded the platform to cope with an…

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04 August 2017

Een nieuw tijdperk voor AMS-IX: oprichter en CEO Job Witteman vertrekt bij het bedrijf

Na 17,5 jaar vertrekt Job Witteman bij AMS-IX per 1 oktober aanstaande. De oprichter van 's werelds grootste internetknooppunt vertrekt op het hoogtepunt van de ontwikkeling van het bedrijf, dat ook het afgelopen jaar opnieuw met 30% groeide. Het bedrijf realiseerde in dezelfde periode een omzetstijging van 15%. Het huidige…

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04 August 2017

A new era for AMS-IX: founder and CEO Job Witteman leaves the company

After 17.5 years, Job Witteman will leave AMS-IX as of October 1st. Job Witteman, who was the founder of the world's largest internet exchange, will leave at the peak of development of the company, which again achieved 30% growth over the last year. The company also achieved a…

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28 June 2017

AMS-IX U.S. expands their footprint with connectivity of 130 PacketFabric locations

U.S. coast to coast coverage now available.

AMSTERDAM, 28 JUNE 2017 – AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), one of the largest global internet exchanges, and PacketFabric, the highly scalable network-as-a-service platform and a member of the Nantworks ecosystem of companies, announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU)…

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18 April 2017

Yearly customers and members survey results are in: AMS-IX scores an 8.4!

Each year, we conduct a survey amongst our members and customers to assess their satisfaction level with regard to AMS-IX. This year’s respondents were of more diverse nationalities than the previous years. This is in line with the increasingly international character of AMS-IX.

The overall performance score awarded by…

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10 April 2017

The Datacenter Group Amsterdam wordt nieuwe locatie voor AMS-IX

The Datacenter Group (TDCG) wordt een nieuwe POP (Point of Presence) voor AMS-IX, de belangrijkste Internet Exchange ter wereld. Door deze uitbreiding biedt AMS-IX nog meer diversiteit aan haar klanten op het gebied van datacenterruimte. 

Groeiende vraag naar netwerkcapaciteit
Onlangs werden tijdens een feestelijke bijeenkomst de meerjarencontracten tussen…

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