Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX) AM3 hosts Equinix Cloud Exchange and AMS-IX, NL-IX. It connects with Vancis and NIKHEF providing access to hundreds of networks. AM3 is also connected to the Amsterdam South East campus and AM6, AM8 by Metro Connect. It is located 19km from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in Science Park Amsterdam, a low latency gateway to the continent that can reach 80% of Europe within 50 milliseconds.
AM3 is home to the world's top mobile networks and service enablers, social media and video sites, cloud companies, advertising businesses and electronic traders.
The AM3 facility stores Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage (ATES) in the ground instead of mechanical cooling as well as employs hybrid-cooling towers. This allows full use of free cooling while generating hot water for neighboring Amsterdam University. This ground-breaking innovation earned AM3 the Datacenter Dynamics Green Data Center EMEA Award in 2012.
AM3 provides interconnectivity to networks, customers and partners, which means that low latency of service delivery to customers and employees is as well as reliability and scalability of your applications.