Blog by Aris Lambrianidis, Information Security Manager at AMS-IX
Last month, AMS-IX received ISO 27001:2013 certification which specifically deals with information security. This certification instantly makes it clear to everyone that AMS-IX has a well-rounded, highly systematic approach to information security. Internet Exchange Providers are not well understood…Read more »
EvoSwitch was founded in 2007 as the first carbon and carrier-neutral data centre in the Netherlands. Since our launch we have grown continuously, reflecting the phenomenal year-on-year growth of the Internet in general and our customers in particular. We own and operate top tier connectivity-rich data centres on both sides…Read more »
With this newly launched service, AMS-IX continues to extend its reach in the Netherlands with an additional 25+ Data Centres. A single connection and contract allows customers to exchange traffic at AMS-IX with 800+ networks.
EasyAccess bundles IP transport and the AMS-IX peering port into one pre-negotiated, cost-efficient and…Read more »
It is once again time to share the results of our annual customer and member survey. This year’s overall performance score was an 8.7 out of 10 (where 1 is poor and 10 is excellent), which is the highest score of the past 4 years. Looking at the different AMS-IX…Read more »
It is all about predicting from which networks a possible DDoS-attack comes from and then route that bad/naughty traffic to a separate small port. We predict this by looking at how many incorrectly configured servers are present in a certain network. When there are more servers that are incorrectly configured…Read more »
AMS-IX is a member-based, neutral and independent Internet Exchange. Apart from the day-to-day technical operations of the technical platform, AMS-IX also builds and fosters good relationship with the internet community at large. One of our longstanding members we co-operate and innovate together with is: A2B Internet.
So, we visited…Read more »
The Internet exists thanks to interconnection: it is a network of interconnected networks. Normally, a critical infrastructure accesses the Internet through its Internet Service Provider (ISP)
In the event of a DDoS attack, most of the traffic comes from the ‘general’ Internet, even if the attack has been…Read more »
Blog by Henk Steenman, CTO AMS-IX
In a digitally connected country such as the Netherlands, Internet connectivity is essential to consumers as well as the business community. As Technical Director of the AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), I find it unacceptable that the recent DDoS attacks of late January…Read more »
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…Read more »
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…Read more »
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…Read more »
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…Read more »
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…Read more »
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…Read more »
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…Read more »