News

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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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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14 January 2016

Megaport and AMS-IX Partner to Provide Global SDN-Enabled Elastic Interconnection and Internet Exchange Service

Partnership creates robust interconnection platforms globally that allows multi-cloud connectivity, peering and elastic API-driven capacity ordering.

Software-based elastic interconnectivity provider, Megaport Limited (ASX: MP1) (Megaport) today announced its US subsidiary has signed an alliance agreement to become the exclusive global elastic cloud interconnection partner for Amsterdam Internet Exchange, B.V…

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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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01 July 2015

AMS-IX Bay Area Extends to Hurricane Electric’s Fremont 2 Data Center

Newest Point-of-Presence will allow customers of Hurricane Electric to improve performance and lower latency through fast and reliable peering services

AMS-IX USA Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), and Hurricane Electric, a leading carrier neutral colocation provider, today announced that AMS-IX Bay Area

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02 June 2015

AMS-IX Bay Area Expands with Telx®’s San Francisco Data Center

New PoP Within SFR1 Offers Reliable, Fast and Cost-Effective Internet Peering Services to AMS-IX and Telx Customers

AMS-IX USA Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), and Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, data center solutions, and cloud enablement services, today announce a…

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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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04 May 2015

AMS-IX USA Inc. Showcases Chicago Expansion and Market-leading Achievements at ITW 2015

Recently Launched Internet Exchange in Chicago Coincides with ITW 2015 in Chicago May 10-13, 2015

AMS-IX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange, announces its participation at International Telecoms Week (ITW), the annual meeting point for the global wholesale telecommunications community. The AMS-IX global team will be on-site…

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21 April 2015

AMS-IX USA Inc. Appoints Phil Matte as U.S. Sales Director

AMS-IX has appointed Phil Matte as Sales Director of its U.S. subsidiary, AMS-IX USA Inc. In this role, Mr. Matte is responsible for developing sales strategies and leading the sales efforts in forging new customer relationships for AMS-IX Bay Area, AMS-IX New York and AMS-IX Chicago in order to…

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07 April 2015

AMS-IX Amsterdam Receives OPEN-IX® Certification

Designation Marks the First Certified International IXP for Open-IX Association and the Third Certified Internet Exchange for AMS-IX

Amsterdam, the Netherlands / Cambridge, MA - April 7, 2015 - AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), the world’s leading Internet Exchange, and the Open-IX Association (OIX) announced today that AMS-IX…

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