Sunday, September 14, 2014

AMS-IX Internet Exchange Hits Milestone of 3 Tbps Peak Traffic

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) has broken the data transfer speed record of 3 Terabits per second (Tbps) for the first time on September 14th -- an all time record for The Netherlands. Last year in September, peak speed on AMS-IX was 2.4 Tbps.

“Breaking this barrier makes us really proud”, says Job Witteman, CEO at AMS-IX. “In the past year some great, international organisations for who the Internet is of vital importance, connected to AMS-IX. The data traffic that is being exchanged via AMS-IX, keeps on growing. In July 2010, when we reached the barrier of 1 Tbps, we never expected to reach the 3 Tbps barrier this fast. This proves that the continuous expansion of our network, the increase of existing connections, adding exchange locations to our network and improving technical support is profitable.”

https://ams-ix.net/technical/statistics

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