Netherlands Internet Exchange

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Not to be confused with Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX).
Netherlands Internet Exchange
Full name Netherlands Internet Exchange
Abbreviation NL-ix
Founded 2002
Location Netherlands
Website www.nl-ix.net
Members 419
Ports 1412
Peak in 503.6 Gbit/s
Peak out 503.6 Gbit/s
Daily in (avg.) 295.11 Gbit/s
Daily out (avg.) 292.91 Gbit/s

The Netherlands Internet Exchange (abbreviated as NL-ix, with the last two letters typeset in lowercase) is an Internet exchange in the Netherlands, which is distributed across twenty-five data centres in ten cities: Aalsmeer, Almere, Alphen aan den Rijn, Amsterdam, Capelle aan den IJssel, Ede, Haarlem, Hilversum, Rotterdam and Schiphol-Rijk.[1] The exchange was founded in 2002 to serve as an alternative to the Amsterdam Internet Exchange.[2] As of December 2, 2008, the daily average inbound traffic is 34.78 Gbit/s and the outbound traffic 34.77 Gbit/s[3] and 195 members are connected on 441 ports.[4] On March 4, 2011, it was announced that Dutch landline and mobile telecommunications company KPN had purchased and, subsequently, acquired the exchange[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Network. Netherlands Internet Exchange. Retrieved on 2008-09-11.
  2. ^ News. Netherlands Internet Exchange. Retrieved on 2008-02-18.
  3. ^ Traffic. Netherlands Internet Exchange. Retrieved on 2008-10-01.
  4. ^ Members. Netherlands Internet Exchange. Retrieved on 2008-10-01.
  5. ^ Press release Netherlands Internet Exchange. Retrieved on 2011-03-04

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