HGC, AMS-IX Welcome Alibaba Cloud on Board

HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC) announced AMS-IX Hong Kong, an internet exchange platform jointly developed by HGC and Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) in 2012 has welcomed Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, to be one of the connected members.

This new addition enables AMS-IX HK members, including over-the-top (OTT) providers, internet content providers, internet service providers, content delivery networks, public cloud providers and digital media providers, gaming companies, to access routes and content from Alibaba Cloud through private or public peering at carrier-grade level exchange platform on top of the other existing members such as Akamai, Amazon, Cloudflare, DoCoMo Pacific, Google, Microsoft, Riot Games, and Twitter.

AMS-IX HK hosts one of the leading public peering interconnection platforms where members exchange a considerable amount of IP-traffic. Peering at AMS-IX HK further helps members to enhance their network efficiency and expansion in a cost-effective way, enabling them to offer low latency and engage better online experiences for their end-users. With HGC and AMS-IX concerted efforts, AMS-IX HK also aims at providing their customers with updated, innovative, and tailor-made solutions to stay ahead in this competitive business environment.