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Amsterdam: Gateway to Anything Possible

Reserve your seat for the launch of our IBX AM7 extension in Amsterdam.

Digital transformation means re-thinking IT to use an interconnection first approach. As Equinix expands globally, we’re helping businesses like yours to thrive at the digital edge in 52 markets, including Amsterdam.

In our newly extended IBX AM7 we connect you with your employees, customers and partners. Transform with Platform Equinix and enable your growth. We look forward to welcoming you!

Expand. Evolve. Grow on Platform Equinix®

* This is a FREE event; however, places are limited, and we expect demand to be high. Please register at your earliest convenience.

Connect with Equinix in Amsterdam

9,500+ companies colocate in Equinix’s Netherlands data centers to connect to business partners and customers across their digital supply chains. Equinix in the Netherlands is home to many thriving, diverse business ecosystems, including:

  • Europe’s vibrant banking, commerce, manufacturing and telecommunications leaders, which locate here to take advantage of excellent broadband connections to the rest of the world, thanks to the Netherlands’ connections to 150 global submarine cable networks
  • ISPs, telecommunications carriers, content providers and hosting services from all over the world, via connections to the Netherlands Internet Exchange as well as to the Amsterdam Internet Exchange and Equinix Internet Exchange at our Amsterdam colocation facilities
  • International enterprises that want to take advantage of the Netherlands’ high-speed connections to the rest of Europe: ultra-low latency from the Netherlands to London, Paris and Frankfurt: less than fifty milliseconds AM7 interconnects customers to Equinix’s expanding ecosystem of cloud service providers, network carriers, financial service organizations and enterprise customers, providing new business prospects and opportunities. AM7 delivers exceptional energy efficiency, reducing its environmental impact and increasing operational efficiency.


Amsterdam AM7 offerings:

  • Benefit from Europe’s largest concentration of 300+ Network Service Providers.
  • Connect directly to a large choice of clouds for optimized security and lower latency at the digital edge
  • Ultra-low latency campus connectivity to our Amsterdam IBX datacenters AM5 and AM6.




1430 Registration
1500 Presentation 1: Trends! Onward to 2030 by trendwatcher and futurist Richard van Hooijdonk
New technologies like robots, drones, big data, IoT, VR, biotech, neurotech and blockchain create new opportunities and new business models emerge. This will dramatically change the way we live, work and do business – and all organizations need to be prepared.
Presentation 2: How interconnection enables your digital transformation
Presentation 3: The future of a digital native and leading customer
1700 Panel discussion
1740 Official opening ceremony AM7
1800 Drinks and canapes



Michiel Eielts

Michiel Eielts
Managing Director Equinix Benelux

Michiel Eielts has been general manager at Equinix since 2009 and is responsible for the IBX data centers in Amsterdam, Enschede and Zwolle. Eielts has more than 20 years of work experience in the Dutch IT and telecom industry. Before joining Equinix, he worked at Nedstat, a European web performance and monitoring organization, where he held the position vice-president of Business Development. He was in this position responsible for the development and management of business alliances across Europe. Earlier in his career, he held various commercial and managerial roles at KPN, after which he moved on to Telfort to be on the Board. He also worked as Managing Director at BSC (subsidiary of Essent). Eielts studied Artificial Intelligence at Utrecht University and did an MBA at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Richard van Hooijdonk

Richard van Hooijdonk

Trendwatcher, futurist and international keynote speaker Richard van Hooijdonk with inspiring sessions that have been attended by over 420,000 people. Richard is a regular guest at radio and television programs. With his international research team, he investigates tech trends like robotics, drone technology, autonomous transport systems, Internet of Things, virtual reality, biotech, nanotech, neurotech, blockchain, 3D and 4D printing along with augmented and virtual reality and their impact on various industries. His findings are published weekly in the form of compelling articles, e-books and white papers.

Location & Directions

  Venue: Kuiperbergweg 13 | 1101 AE  Amsterdam

Join us for the Equinix Event: Connecting the Future

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December 4th, 2018
Equinix AM7 Data Center
Kuiperbergweg 13
1101 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands