A guestblog by Pauline Hartsuiker, Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) Internet traffic is growing fast. More people are making use of wireless devices, such as smartphones and tablets. Cisco predicts in its Visual Networking Index that Internet traffic from these devices will exceed traffic from wired devices by 2014. Moreover, peak Internet traffic is growing more […]
I’m proud to announce that we have established a 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) connection to AMS-IX. The new Ethernet standard allows ten times the amount of traffic to be sent over one line compared to the previous standard of 10GE, thereby significantly improving bandwidth utilization. It’s a big technological leap forward: 100GE increases our capacity […]
Leading European hosting provider Leaseweb is one of the first hosting providers to invest in 100GE interfaces. The new 100 Gbps interfaces are being used in Leaseweb’s Juniper Networks MX platform. Network integrator Infradata is making its contribution by ensuring delivery and support for the fast blades.
In my previous posts (Traffic Quadrupled) I mentioned the speed our total traffic is increasing. At this moment, our total traffic is almost hitting 500 Gbps (in April we did 300Gbps)!! Last week, we connected another AMS-IX connection, which gives us a total of 120Gbps connection. At the very moment it was connected, we were […]