Press Releases

10 December 2018

AMS-IX announces new 2019 prices

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) is proud to announce a significant price reduction. For 2019 the price reduction for internet peering ports will range from -20% for the 100GE and 10GE ports and for the 1GE port up to -37,5%. As of January 1st, 2019, our monthly port fee in Amsterdam

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23 October 2018

AMS-IX upgrades EasyAccess and expands its reach to 175+ locations in Western Europe

AMS-IX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange, announces today the upgrade of their EasyAccess service. With the upgrade AMS-IX extends its reach to another 150+ datacentres throughout 11 countries, bringing the total to 175+ EasyAccess enabled locations. In addition to the 14 colocations in the Amsterdam metro area, where AMS-IX has…

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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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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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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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10 April 2017

The Datacenter Group Amsterdam to become new AMS-IX location

The Datacenter Group (TDCG) is to become a new PoP (Point of Presence) for AMS-IX, the world's leading Internet Exchange. As a result of this expansion, AMS-IX will offer its customers additional diversity in the area of Data Centre space.

Growing demand of network capacity
During a festive…

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22 March 2017

AMS-IX's 13th Point of Presence in Metro Amsterdam

Digital Realty’s Amsterdam Data Tower becomes 13th point of presence for AMS-IX in metro Amsterdam. 

Digital Realty announced that its Amsterdam Data Tower in the Science Park will host the 13th AMS-IX Point Of Presence (POP) within Amsterdam. This will provide unprecedented density, speed and…

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22 February 2017

AMS-IX appoints Jesse Robbers as CCO

AMS-IX has appointed Jesse Robbers as Chief Commercial Officer. Robbers arrives at AMS-IX at an exciting time: the Internet Exchange recently saw the number of connected networks increase to more than 800. Prior to joining AMS-IX, he held the position of Technical Director Benelux at Ericsson Broadcast & Media Services. He…

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06 February 2017

AMS-IX and Sify launch Carrier-Neutral Internet Exchange in Mumbai

New Internet Exchange Aims to Accelerate Internet Growth Throughout India.

AMS-IX and Sify today announced the launch of AMS-IX India, a carrier-neutral, open Internet Exchange (IX) in Mumbai, India.

“India is one of the world’s fastest growing internet markets,” explains Job Witteman, CEO of AMS-IX…

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26 January 2017

Continuous growth for AMS-IX

New milestones indicate ongoing growth of Amsterdam-based platform

AMS-IX reflects back on another year of growth. The Internet Exchange saw the number of connected networks increase to more than 800 (compared to 750 in 2015). Furthermore, AMS-IX added 5.4 Tbps new capacity to its platform. This is an annual…

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21 November 2016

AMS-IX breaks through 5 Terabits per second ceiling

New peak in internet traffic shows growth of 19% compared to end 2015

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) broke through the 5 Terabits per second (Tbps) ceiling on November 20 at around 8:30 PM. Several factors are behind this new record in peak internet traffic, one of which…

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11 October 2016

AMS-IX Publishes Real-Time Network Performance Using Accedian Solution

Live network data from AMS-IX empowers customers to optimize their own connectivity based on traffic, performance, price, and other variables

For AMS-IX, network performance transparency and service level agreement (SLA) assurance recently reached a new milestone. The Dutch IP traffic exchange platform—located in Amsterdam and used by large ISPs…

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