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How to connect

How to connect

There are three simple ways to connect to AMS-IX.

Connect directly

You can connect to AMS-IX directly at any of the colocations where we have a presence. Just follow the steps below.

What do you need to do to join us?

  1. Request an Autonomous System Number (ASN) from a Local or Regional Internet Registry: RIPE-NCC, APNIC, LACNIC, ARIN.
  2. Fill-in your application form and order a connection in our customer portal (under the ‘Connections’ tab).
  3. Sign a Connection Agreement*.

* If you would like to become a Member of the AMS-IX Association, you will also have to accept the Articles of Association.

What happens once you have signed the contract?

  1. We will provide you with the demarcation/assignment details of your connection. With these, you will be able to request a cross connect (if applicable). You will also receive the IP address and instructions to configure your equipment correctly.
  2. Once you have completed the configuration (and, if applicable, the cross connect is connected), please contact our NOC team . They will help you test the connection and bring it into production.

Connect remotely at one of our EasyAccess locations

You can also connect to AMS-IX remotely from 200+ locations in Europe. We will take care of the IP transport for you.

What do you need to do to join us?

  1. Find your nearest EasyAccess-enabled location here.
  2. Contact us and we will get back to you with an EasyAccess offer.

Connect remotely via a partner

Last but not least, you can connect to AMS-IX from 500+ locations worldwide via one of our partners.

What do you need to do to join us?

  1. Find your nearest location here.
  2. Contact your chosen partner directly and they will arrange a connection for you.
Any questions about the process?
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