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Press Release -- March 3rd, 2021
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NetIX upgrades its AMS-IX port to 100G

Sofia, Bulgaria – 4th March 2021: NetIX, the leading global distributed platform for connectivity and peering solutions has upgraded its port into AMS-IX, the Amsterdam Internet Exchange, to 100GE to keep up with its customer demand.

This upgrade will enable NetIX to continue providing access for its 180+ members to AMS-IX via either its remote peering or GIX (Global Internet Exchange) solutions.

Content networks and ISPs especially have noticed higher volumes of traffic since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and peering at NetIX is beneficial to networks of all sizes for three key reasons: it lessens the need for IP transit significantly thus reducing network costs, increases redundancy and improves network resiliency by providing a better end-user experience.

“Upgrading the port capacity on our AMS-IX connection will allow and enable us to continue carrying ever-increasing amounts of member traffic to and from the Amsterdam-based IXP,” said Dean Belev, VP of Services at NetIX. He continued, “As a reseller it means we have no limitations in the near future for offering access into AMS-IX for networks not wanting to invest heavily in expensive hardware and infrastructure.”

“We are thrilled to see our partner NetIX thrive on our exchange in Amsterdam,” said Onno Bos, Sales Director at AMS-IX. “This upgrade shows that networks from both East and West benefit from increased connectivity in Amsterdam.”

This upgrade was due for NetIX, who has experienced a series of record breaking traffic peaks over the past three months. Since December NetIX’s traffic peaks have increased by over 350 Gbps and now regularly reaches impressive peaks of more than 1 Terabits per second.

The NetIX platform brings simplicity to network expansions via a single connection; NetIX is home to 180+ members, 30+ IXPs, and 8,000+ networks across 65 cities and any connected network can benefit by connecting to any peer or location using the same port.

Are you ready to improve your network using the NetIX platform? To discover more ways how NetIX and AMS-IX can improve your network, visit netix.net. To speak to a member of the team about our services and solutions, please email the team: sales@netix.net

About NetIX

Our next-generation network accelerates the Internet; we connect content creators with users faster, cheaper, and more directly than ever.

Our network stretches across more than 150 global data centres in 65 cities from 35 countries. The NetIX platform connects our 180+ members to content from 8,000+ visible networks and 30+ Internet Exchanges and reaches daily peaks of 1Tb of traffic throughput.

NetIX offers the best possible Internet connectivity: our members can directly exchange traffic with peers, giving their end-users faster page-load times on 90% of the most popular sites.

Our members include Internet service providers, broadcasters, telecoms operators, and content delivery networks - all the peers your tenants need to access!

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