The new Internet Exhange, AS52462, AMS-IX lagos is located in the carrier-neutral datacenter of Equinix Company – MDXi. Under the terms of the partnership, MDXi will serve as the commercial partner of AMS-IX and regional sales and marketing arm for AMS-IX lagos. AMS-IX will operate the technical and operational management of the Internet Exchange.
AMS-IX Lagos will launch with over 25 connected networks which include the migration of WAF-IX (West Africa InternetExchange) in the coming month. AMS-IX Lagos aims to become an important hub for West Africa, enabling regional and local ISPs, carriers, and Internet Exchanges to aggregate content from large global Content Delivery Networks s (CDN), hosting companies, and application providers.