AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) is a neutral, independent and distributed Internet Exchange based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It interconnects around 700 IP networks and its business traffic has a peak of more than 3 Terabits per second, making it arguably the largest Internet Exchange in the world.
All kinds of traffic
The AMS-IX platform provides a professional, high quality, non-blocking peering service for all types of IP traffic whether regular IP data such as email and web content or video/TV, voice and cloud services.
World’s first mobile peering points
It also 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 three other Internet Exchanges abroad: AMS-IX Hong Kong in the Asia Pacific region, AMS-IX Caribbean based in Curaçao and the AMS-IX East Africa Exchange Point in Mombasa, Kenya. AMS-IX’s counterpart AMS-IX USA Inc. deploys AMS-IX Bay Area, AMS-IX Chicago and AMS-IX New York in the United States.
EvoSwitch is AMS-IX Gold Partner
For three consecutive years, EvoSwitch has qualified as an AMS-IX Gold partner, meaning we interconnect with more international networks faster than our competitors