AMS-IX has decided to decommission the New York location by the end of Q3, 2018.
In April 2014, AMS-IX USA Inc. opened the AMS-IX New York Internet Exchange. Part of our current strategy is to evaluate our existing locations, services and products.
As a result of the evaluation…Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
AMS-IX Caribbean kicked off 2018 with an informal drink to celebrate the start of the new year.
This informal get together gave us the opportunity to catch up with our customers, resellers, data centre partners and government officials and discuss our 2018 plans.
We would like to thank…Read more »
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 »
‘When it comes to bringing about high-speed internet in Curaçao, we provide an important added value’. It sounds so simple, but what Nico Scheper, director of AMS-IX Caribbean, has pulled off is a real tour de force, even though he remains very modest about it himself. ‘Our task is nothing…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 »
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)…Read more »