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08 October 2015

AMS-IX Caribbean Bronze Sponsor LACNIC Caribbean & CaribNOG10

AMS-IX Caribbean is a bronze sponsor of LACNIC Caribbean on the move & CaribNOG10. LACNIC Caribbean on the move consists of two days of informational seminars and workshops and will target, inter alia, senior policy makers/government officials, regulators, IT professionals, university students, and technology journalists and bloggers. CaribNOG is an…

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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 Caribbean Heads to Colombia for LACNIC 24

Nico Scheper of AMS-IX Caribbean and Erik Verhoef of AMS-IX in Amsterdam will be attending LACNIC 24 in Bogotá, Colombia from September 28 until October 2. In addition to AMS-IX Caribbean being an exhibitor at this event, it is also a proud sponsor of the Peering Forum. This small event…

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27 August 2015

AMS-IX Appoints Saskia Poelman as CFO

AMS-IX has appointed Saskia Poelman (46) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). She arrives at AMS-IX at an exciting time as the company’s strong growth continues: 60 new parties were connected to the peering platform in the first half of 2015, bringing the total to more than 725 members and customers.

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25 June 2015

AMS-IX Caribbean on the Agenda at MORE-IP 2015

Nico Scheper, Director Business Development at AMS-IX Caribbean, gave an update about the Caribbean Internet Exchange platform at MORE-IP 2015 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He explained during his presentation how the average download speed and Internet penetration improved in the Caribbean due to the presence of AMS-IX Caribbean. He also…

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01 June 2015

Looking back on LACNIC Peering Forum

Together with Google, Internexa and Netflix, AMS-IX Caribbean sponsored the LACNIC Peering Forum. This social event was held on May 21st in Lima, Peru. The event was a big success and will again be organized next year. 

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27 May 2015

Blogpost: Job Witteman - Building the Internet Together

Who remembers the war between Betamax and VHS? It was a period of intense competition when incompatible models of video recorders arrived on the consumer market. Betamax was the first and possibly also the best. It did however lose its battle in the competition against the VHS format, which was…

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28 April 2015

TELBO Expands Peering Capacity at AMS-IX Caribbean

TELBO is Bonaire´s leading communications and media provider and a founding partner of the previous CAR-IX, now AMS-IX Caribbean. To accommodate the continuous growing Internet traffic, TELBO is expanding its peering capacity to 2GE at AMS-IX Caribbean. 

On the photo you see Job Witteman (CEO at AMS-IX) & Gilbert de

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18 March 2015

TrustCor Systems, First AMS-IX Caribbean Customer of 2015

TrustCor Systems S. de R.L., a provider of state-of-the-art privacy enhancing products and services for businesses and individuals, is the first customer in 2015 to connect to AMS-IX Caribbean in Curaçao. By connecting to this Internet exchange, TrustCor is able to reduce upstream connectivity costs and improve global efficiencies…

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27 February 2015

Looking back at a successful Capacity Caribbean 2015

Nico Scheper and Erik Verhoef attended the 9th edition of Capacity Caribbean in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Capacity Caribbean is often seen as a gateway to the Caribbean and South American market and has proven to be a brilliant format over the years.

With over 170 attendees and nearly…

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04 December 2014

Internet in Curaçao is Performing Better

The Internet download speed in Curaçao is constantly improving. According to ICT Pulse, a blog for discussing topical Information and Communications Technology (ICT) issues from a Caribbean perspective, the fastest download speed across 27 Caribbean countries was recorded in Curaçao at 15.94 Mbps. Furthermore, Curaçao was ranked 54th globally (total…

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04 August 2014

Blogpost: Real Time Online Bidding is the Future. Connectivity is Now

As a stock trading firm you operate in a very volatile market. You have to immediately respond to what you see and make the right choice at the right time. You completely rely on accurate and real-time data. And then the network connectivity is lost...Bye bye profit.

OK, maybe…

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21 May 2014

AMS-IX Caribbean in AMS-IX's 20th Anniversary Book

Nico Scheper of AMS-IX Caribbean received one of the first copies of AMS-IX's 20th Anniversary Book from CEO Job Witteman at the 4th MORE-IP event in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Nico was interviewed for the book a few months earlier and at the event he got finally the chance to see…

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21 February 2014

Discussing Commercial Opportunities in the Caribbean Content Market

Earlier this month, Nico Scheper, Business Development Manager at AMS-IX Caribbean, travelled to the Dominican Republic to attend Capacity Caribbean, an event for the wholesale Caribbean community, of which AMS-IX Caribbean was a sponsor. Besides meeting new parties and existing customers, Nico participated in a panel discussion regarding commercial…

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18 November 2013

AMS-IX appoints Mark Cooper as Chief Commercial Officer

Mark Cooper replaces Cara Mascini, who is now Chief Strategy Officer

Mark Cooper (44) has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange). He took over the position from Cara Mascini (43), who fulfilled this role as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for the past…

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