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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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15 March 2016

AMS-IX Hong Kong Secures BICS as First Customer for its IPX Exchange

BICS, a global leader in wholesale carrier services, will be the launching customer for the IPX exchange (Inter-IPX) offered by AMS-IX Hong Kong. “The AMS-IX Hong Kong IPX exchange allows us to securely peer high-quality Internet Protocol (IP) traffic at a local level, offering our customers added value at…

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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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30 November 2015

AMS-IX Chicago & AMS-IX Hong Kong Receive OPEN-IX® Certification

AMS-IX Hong Kong is the First Internet Exchange in Asia to be OPEN-IX Certified

AMS-IX Chicago and AMS-IX Hong Kong Internet Exchanges have been awarded OIX-1 certification by the Open-IX Association (OIX). With these certifications, five of AMS-IX’s peering platforms are now OPEN-IX®-certified. In 2014 and…

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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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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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01 October 2014

AMS-IX and HGC to Share Sales and First Line Customer Service of Hong Kong Exchange

Sales and first line customer service for AMS-IX Hong Kong is now both the responsibility of AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) and Hutchison Global Communications (HGC). Until this summer, only HGC was responsible for sales, marketing and first line customer service. AMS-IX and HGC together founded AMS-IX Hong Kong in the…

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10 September 2014

AMS-IX USA Inc. Expands to the Bay Area, Opening First Point of Presence in Digital Realty’s 365 Main Street, San Francisco Facility

Partnership Establishes First OIX-1 Compliant Internet Exchange in the Bay Area

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) announced today that its U.S. subsidiary, AMS-IX USA Inc., is partnering with Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data center and colocation solutions, to expand and establish a Point of…

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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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25 November 2013

Gaming Asks for Connectivity

The online gaming industry is booming. How do we know? By the impressive data traffic growth figures we see at our platforms. As the world's largest Internet Exchange, we welcome more and more gaming (related) companies every year. These companies exchange large volumes of data. Connectivity is obviously key for…

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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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17 September 2013

AMS-IX Starts New Regional Internet Exchange Hub in Mombasa, Kenya, in Collaboration with KIXP

Ports to the AMS-IX East Africa Exchange Point ready for order

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) is building a new peering platform in Mombasa, Kenya, to help develop East Africa’s regional Internet interconnection. This initiative is in collaboration with the Kenya Internet Exchange Point (KIXP) and…

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19 August 2013

Cooperation is the Future for IXPs

Internet exchanges have come a long way since the early nineties, when most of these platforms were formed. In the previous twenty years the niche industry of IP interconnection through public peering has seen a number of (r)evolutions. I purposefully use (r) here as in some cases these changes were…

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15 May 2013

Inter-IPX service now available at AMS-IX Hong Kong

Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) and the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) have launched the Inter-IP Packet Exchange (Inter-IPX) service at AMS-IX Hong Kong, an Internet peering platform, to allow IPX providers to securely peer high-quality Internet Protocol (IP) traffic at a local level, and offer their customers added value at…

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