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Expanding collaborations with HGC in the US




October 19, 2021

We are happy to announce that we are expanding our partnership with HGC for both AMS-IX Bay Area and AMS-IX Chicago in the US. Under the partnership, HGC will serve as the commercial partner and exclusive global sales and marketing arm for AMS-IX US. AMS-IX will be in control over the technical and operational management of the exchange and offers its expertise on peering, network monitoring capabilities, and operations support.

Ravindran Mahalingam (HGC) and Onno Bos (AMS-IX) at Capacity Europe - 19 october 2021

If you are already connected to AMS-IX Chicago and/or AMS-IX Bay Area, you will benefit from HGC’s edge facilities and globally meshed network infrastructure. Both exchanges will be integrated in HGC’s global digital infrastructure, which enables peering members in both Chicago and Bay Area to reach more than 130 locations all over the world via HGC’s telecom hubs in Los Angeles and New York.

Peter van Burgel, CEO at AMS-IX:

“This extension of our partnership is a new step in our evolving relationship with HGC, who has demonstrated great commitment to delivering neutral and high-performance connectivity solutions throughout the world. We are really pleased with this extension of our partnership and will continue to serve and bring value to our customers at AMS-IX Chicago and AMS-IX Bay Area.”

Ravindran Mahalingam, SVP International Business of HGC:

“We are excited about the strengthened collaboration in AMS-IX US which marks an important milestone to serve ever-increasing interconnection growth globally. HGC’s premium edge digital infrastructure expansion has seen a boost in deployments to capture new eyeballs, a trend that is not set to slow down.”

Victor Tang, AVP – Technology & Network Strategy, International Business of HGC:

“HGC and AMS-IX have a long-term collaboration since 2012 by setting up a neutral and independent Internet Exchange in Hong Kong (AMS-IX Hong Kong), which has grown out to become one of the leading hubs for Internet traffic. We are committed to support the growing peering community with reliable and carrier-grade infrastructure across the globe.”

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