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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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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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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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07 November 2016

Console Becomes Reseller of AMS-IX New York

Console, the enterprise software and interconnection platform that is changing the way businesses directly connect to their customers, vendors and partners, is now a reselling partner of AMS-IX New York. The partnership enables Console to remotely connect parties to peer at the exchange and enhance their IP service offering.

Console, formerly…

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22 September 2016

Customer in the Spotlight: Webair

Webair has recently signed on to AMS-IX New York, which is built according to AMS-IX’s successful and proven business model in Amsterdam. Their connection to AMS-IX New York helps them optimize their services in the New York / New Jersey area.

“Webair understands that the network deployment…

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18 May 2016

AMS-IX USA Inc. to Host MORE-IP U.S. 2016

Second Annual Event Whose Theme is “Peering Into the Future” to Take Place in Chicago on June 16, 2016

AMS-IX USA Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of AMS-IX today announces it will host MORE-IP U.S. 2016 at Venue SIX10 in Chicago on June 16, 2016. The second…

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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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26 January 2016

AMS-IX & Megaport: A Partnership for Next-Level Interconnection Services

On January 14th, AMS-IX and Megaport announced that they signed an alliance agreement. Both parties are connecting fabrics and partnering in metros where they have common footprints. The cloud interconnection service of Megaport will be available at the AMS-IX Internet Exchanges, while Megaport will offer the AMS-IX Internet Exchange…

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04 December 2015

Sylvie LaPerrière of Google Reappointed to Second Term on the AMS-IX Board

Sylvie LaPerrière, Manager Interconnection and Network Content Distribution at Google, has now entered her second three-year term as a member of the AMS-IX Executive Board. Members of the AMS-IX Association have re-elected Sylvie at the 43rd General Meeting today.

In a first reaction on her re-election, she says: “I…

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05 October 2015

AMS-IX USA Inc. and GlobeNet Partner to Provide Easier Access to Internet Peering Services

Partnership Unlocks Access to South America and Enables Remote Connectivity for Parties to Peer at AMS-IX New York

AMS-IX USA Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), welcomes wholesale provider of Latin and North America data network services GlobeNet as the first Brazilian company…

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25 September 2015

AMS-IX Introduces Provisioning API for Resellers

AMS-IX will soon be launching an API (Application Programming Interface) to My.AMS-IX and My.US.AMS-IX which allows resellers to integrate the provisioning of AMS-IX connections in their own systems, greatly reducing the dependency on human intervention and shortening lead times.

AMS-IX is the first Internet Exchange worldwide to offer…

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17 June 2015

Blogpost: Arien Vijn - Coming to America

We’re in the middle of nowhere. Driver Winston takes a sharp right off the deserted road. There are no signs, just a driveway entrance surrounded by trees and bushes. In the summer, this place must be very green, but it’s winter now and the trees are bare. We stop before

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27 May 2015

AMS-IX USA Inc.’s MORE-IP US Event Arrives in San Francisco

MORE-IP US 2015 Focuses on the Challenges of Growing a Business and Forecasting and Managing Infrastructure and Services Demands Within the Internet and IP Interconnection Vertical s

AMS-IX USA Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), the world’s leading Internet Exchange, announces its one-day conference…

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