Category Archives: AMS-IX

AMS-IX Chicago Releases Case Study on the Benefits of Peering

Internet Exchange Improves Network Performance and Lowers Costs for Managed Cloud Provider in CH2 Data Center

Chicago – January 24, 2017 – AMS-IX Chicago, a neutral and independent Internet Exchange distributed across three data centers in Chicago, Illinois, and the third deployment of AMS-IX USA Inc., today announces the release of a case study highlighting the benefits of peering.  The case study examines how Rackspace®, a VMware vCloud Air Network partner, utilized AMS-IX Chicago’s peering services at the DFT CH2 data center of Dupont Fabros Technology (DFT) to obtain affordable, effective and direct interconnectivity to a host of networks.

AMS-IX and Megaport Join Forces

Originally posted on Data Center POST

Gates and Allen, Hewlett and Packard, Jobs and Wozniak. Some partnerships produce astounding results. But whether it’s two idealistic visionaries or a holistic collaboration between innovative companies, a symbiotic relationship can deliver remarkable products and services that transform the marketplace.

Interview with Mark Cooper, CCO of AMS-IX for ITW

Originally posted on Data Center POST

Mark CooperData Center POST recently spoke with Mark Cooper, Amsterdam Internet Exchange’s (AMS-IX) Chief Commercial Officer, about what the company plans to accomplish at the upcoming International Telecoms Week (ITW) event, the world’s largest meeting for the global wholesale telecommunications community. ITW 2016 will take place at the Hyatt Regency and Swissotel in Chicago, IL from May 8-11, 2016. In our Q&A with Mr. Cooper, we explored the topic of global Internet exchanges and the ways in which AMS-IX has adapted to the industry’s growing demand for bandwidth. AMS-IX was established in the early 1990s as a not-for-profit organization and is a neutral and independent Internet Exchange based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The company now interconnects close to nearly 800 networks by offering professional IP exchange services, also called peering services.

AMS-IX Opens New PoP in Telx®’s San Francisco Data Center

AMS-IX United StatesAMS-IX USA Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX), recently partnered with Telx® to open a new AMS-IX Bay Area Point of Presence (PoP) within Telx’s SFR1 data center in San Francisco.   The partnership provides connected parties on the AMS-IX platform with additional reliable, fast, and cost-effective peering opportunities.  The services will also be available to existing customers located in other data center facilities.  In addition to bringing even more value to the interconnection market in the San Francisco / Silicon Valley, the partnership will also attract more customers, stimulate job growth and drive further innovation in the area.

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


SAN FRANCISCO, CA – June 2, 2015AMS-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 partnership to open a new AMS-IX Bay Area Point of Presence (PoP) within Telx’s SFR1 data center in San Francisco.

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 Verticals

AMS-IX USNew York, NY – May 27, 2015AMS-IX USA Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), the world’s leading Internet Exchange, announces its one-day conference, MORE-IP US, taking place June 4, 2015, in San Francisco.  The event will bring together peering, wholesale business and Internet engineering professionals interested in forecasting and managing Internet infrastructure and services demands and entrepreneurship experiences within the Internet industry and IP Interconnection verticals.

AMS-IX New York to Use Sabey Data Centers’ IGX Networks to Provide Extended Cross Connects in Manhattan

AMSIX NYNew York, May 13, 2015 – Sabey Data Centers, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned multi-tenant data center owners and developers, and AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), one of the world’s leading Internet exchange operators, announced today that AMS-IX New York will use Sabey’s IGX Networks to provide extended cross connects (ECCs) from 375 Pearl Street to both 60 Hudson Street and 32 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan.

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 USNew York, NY – May 4, 2015AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), 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 to discuss several market-leading achievements in the U.S., including the growth of its New York and Bay Area exchanges, the addition of a Point of Presence (PoP) in Chicago, IL, and the appointment of Phil Matte as Sales Director of its U.S. subsidiary, AMS-IX USA Inc. 

AMS-IX Grows Its Team of Professionals to Include Phil Matte as Sales Director of AMS-IX USA Inc.

AMS-IX United StatesAs new technology and trends emerge throughout the industry, Internet traffic is increasing at staggering rates.  In fact, according to Statista, global IP traffic consumers are projected to exchange an average of more than 60,000 petabytes (or 60M terabytes) of data per month throughout 2015 – a number expected to increase to over 100,000 petabytes by 2018.  In today’s market, it’s important for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to implement cost-effective, resilient networking solutions that enable them to deliver their services quickly and reliably to end-users across the globe.

AMS-IX Amsterdam Receives OPEN-IX® Certification

AMS-IX logoNeutrality, openness, and simplicity – these are the pillars on which the Open-IX Association (OIX) believes the Internet should rest, creating a world where Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) provide enhanced service offerings, infrastructure and operations to facilitate interconnection in fragmented markets. According to the Open-IX Association, the growth of this initiative is critical to the advancement of massive-scale interconnection.