KevlinX partners AMS-IX for IX in Belgium

KevlinX partners AMS-IX for IX in Belgium

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KevlinX, a provider of data centre solutions, is partnering with Internet Exchange (IX) AMS-IX, to build an Internet Exchange at its data centre campus in Brussels, Belgium.

Through the partnership, KevlinX customers will be able to peer and interconnect through AMS-IX, making the KevlinX campus in Brussels a key interconnection hub in the Benelux Union. 

“KevlinX is focused on enabling the primary advantages of direct interconnection, reduced cost, latency, and greater bandwidth, for our cloud, enterprise and public sector customers,” said Barro Luitjes, CEO at KevlinX.

“This exciting partnership with AMS-IX, at our large scale data centre campus in Brussels, will deliver the best possible peering and interconnection for our customers in Belgium and as we continue to expand into the other key growth markets in Europe.”

KevlinX says it is committed to providing cost effective, environmentally sustainable and energy efficient large-scale data centres powered by renewable energy for its customers enabling them to meet and exceed their corporate sustainability goals while providing the best connectivity solutions.

“The Brussels metro region houses a large number of enterprises who can benefit from good connectivity,” added Peter van Burgel (pictured), CEO at AMS-IX.

“The partnership with KevlinX will enable them to make use of the cost effective, high quality peering and interconnection services of AMS-IX.”

Kevlinx’ Brussels data centre campus will be ready for service by the end of Q4 2021. Once live, the new Internet Exchange in Brussels will enable cloud, enterprise and public sector customers of KevlinX in the Brussels metro to benefit from the best possible connectivity. 

December saw AMS-IX make a number of new hires with the appointment of Iris Vonk as its chief financial officer (CFO) and Mike Baron as its senior director sales & marketing.

According to van Burgel at the time, "The CFO and senior director sales & marketing positions play a pivotal role in our dynamic organisation. We are very glad to welcome Iris and Mike to our organisation as they both bring extensive knowledge and experience from their respective fields.”

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