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Company Profile

Established in the early 1990s as a not-for-profit company, AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) is a neutral and independent Internet Exchange based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Business internet traffic at AMS-IX has a peak of close to 5 Terabits per second (Tbps) and it interconnects more than 800 IP networks, making it one of the largest Internet Exchanges in the world. 

The AMS-IX platform provides a professional, high quality, non-blocking peering service for all types of IP traffic, be it regular IP data such as email or web content, to also video/TV and hosting & cloud services. AMS-IX additionally hosts the first mobile peering points worldwide: the Global GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX), the Mobile Data Exchange (MDX), and the first interconnection of IPX networks (Inter-IPX). AMS-IX deploys two Internet Exchanges abroad - AMS-IX Hong Kong in the Asia Pacific region and AMS-IX Caribbean on Curacao. AMS-IX’s subsidiary AMS-IX USA Inc. deploys AMS-IX New YorkAMS-IX Bay Area and AMS-IX Chicago in the United States.

For more information about AMS-IX please go to the About AMS-IX section

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Press releases

09 August 2017

Dedicated 100Gbps ports are now available at AMS-IX Hong Kong to cope with increasing Internet traffic

AMS-IX Hong Kong, a collaboration between Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) and AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), today announced that users will now be able to connect with the Internet Exchange via dedicated ports with a capacity of 100Gbps.

AMS-IX Hong Kong has upgraded the platform to cope with an…

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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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04 August 2017

Een nieuw tijdperk voor AMS-IX: oprichter en CEO Job Witteman vertrekt bij het bedrijf

Na 17,5 jaar vertrekt Job Witteman bij AMS-IX per 1 oktober aanstaande. De oprichter van 's werelds grootste internetknooppunt vertrekt op het hoogtepunt van de ontwikkeling van het bedrijf, dat ook het afgelopen jaar opnieuw met 30% groeide. Het bedrijf realiseerde in dezelfde periode een omzetstijging van 15%. Het huidige…

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