News

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

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 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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13 March 2017

First Implementation of the Brocade SLX 9850 Switch Hardware

In September 2016, I wrote about the replacement of the AMS-IX Amsterdam network’s core switches. At the time, I mentioned that we had selected the Brocade SLX 9850, expecting to begin implementation in Q4 of 2016. We managed to migrate one of the four main core switches from MLXe-32…

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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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10 January 2017

New Gold and Silver Partners of AMS-IX

We are pleased to announce EvoSwitch, Equinix, RETN and Console as our best performing resellers of 2016.
With 98 new parties joining AMS-IX in 2016, more than 800 networks are now connected at our exchange in Amsterdam. We would not have achieved this milestone without the contribution of our

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