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How to connect

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

Connect directly

You can connect to AMS-IX directly at any of the locations where we have a presence. Just follow the easy 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 are already connected to AMS-IX in Chicago, you do not need to fill in the application form. You can log into our user portal and place an order directly.

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 via a partner

You can also connect to AMS-IX via one of our partners.

What do you need to do to join us via Megaport?

  1. Sign up for an account / Sign in at megaport.al
  2. Create a megaport in one of the locations already enabled
  3. Add a virtual cross connect to AMS-IX and have that deployed in 59 seconds

To see this in action take a look here for a detailed video walkthrough.

What do you need to do to join us via PacketFabric?

  1. Sign up for / Sign in at PacketFabric portal
  2. Order AMS-IX peering service
  3. You will be redirected to our customer portal where you can complete your order form
  4. After provisioning, you will be ready to peer at AMS-IX
Any questions about the process?

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