03 October 2016

Free Data Roaming is a Boon — and Not Just to Your Phone Bill

If you’ve been on holiday in Europe this summer, you were probably a lot less shocked by your phone bill when you returned. You can thank the EU for that. Earlier this year, new rules capped data roaming charges at just €0.05/MB above your home tariff. And from June next…

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22 September 2016

Newest AMS-IX Partner: China Telecom

China’s leading telecommunications provider, China Telecom, has become an AMS-IX partner. This means they can offer the AMS-IX peering service remotely to their customers and provide them with multiple peering benefits, such as access to 800+ potential peering parties and an opportunity to save costs.

With their…

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15 September 2016

Next Generation Switch Hardware for the AMS-IX Platform

Because of the continuing growth of traffic on our platform, AMS-IX always needs to be prepared for the future. Therefore, we continuously look into possibilities to further increase our growth capabilities in line with our high standards and requirements. Currently, our most pressing requirement is to scale up the (100GE)…

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01 September 2016

Speeding up Capacity – The Future of an Economic & Efficient Metro Area Network

At AMS-IX we’re always looking for ways to optimise our services. In the last year or so, a large number of vendors of optical equipment have announced products under the label of DCI solutions, which focus on the interconnection of data centres within a region. Following a testing period of

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19 August 2016

NFOrce Becomes AMS-IX Partner

We have welcomed NFOrce Entertainment, a Dutch Internet Solutions Provider, to our Partner Program. By being an AMS-IX Partner, NFOrce is able to easily connect their customers to AMS-IX and provide them with increased peering benefits. In the Netherlands they can connect customers in their Nedzone facility for example…

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20 July 2016

AMS-IX Welcomes IPTP Networks to Partner Program

IPTP Networks, a worldwide ultra-high bandwidth network infrastructure provider, will join the AMS-IX Partner Program as an official reseller. This partnership enables IPTP Networks to offer the AMS-IX peering service from anywhere the company has infrastructure connected to the AMS-IX platform in Amsterdam.

“Our IX Transit product enables…

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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 breidt netwerk uit naar meer AMS-IX Internet Exchanges

AMS-IX en Verizon Digital Media Services zijn overeengekomen om de aanwezigheid van Verizon Digital Media Services op het AMS-IX-platform in Amsterdam uit te breiden naar AMS-IX Internet Exchanges in markten waar Verizon Digital Media Services al actief is. De uitbreiding start met AMS-IX Hong Kong.

“Onze samenwerking met AMS-IX…

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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 breidt platform uit naar Equinix AM6

Internetknooppunt bereidt zich met 12e locatie voor op sterke groei

AMS-IX breidt haar platform uit naar Equinix AM6 op het Amstel Business Park in Amsterdam. “We willen ons internetknooppunt voorbereiden op toekomstige groei in het internetverkeer en aantal klanten. Daarom is het belangrijk om ons platform uit…

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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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