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…Read more »
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…Read more »
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…Read more »
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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)…Read more »
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…Read more »
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…
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…Read more »
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…Read more »
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…Read more »
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…Read more »
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…Read more »
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…
10GE & 100GE port prices at AMS-IX in Amsterdam drop by 5%
AMS-IX will decrease the monthly pricing for the 10GE and 100GE customer ports at the Amsterdam platform as of January 1st, 2017. Efficiency improvements, good supplier relations and economies of scale enable AMS-IX to reduce these…Read more »
AMS-IX selects the PATCH MANAGER Cable and Asset Management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Solution to manage their physical layer network infrastructure.
AMS-IX deploys a state-of-the-art high performance network infrastructure and to date has relied on a home-grown physical layer management system called PhysicalXML.
PATCH MANAGER is a leading Cable and…Read more »
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…Read more »