New York, NY – April 21, 2015 – AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), the world’s leading Internet Exchange, announces today the appointment of Phil Matte as Sales Director of its U.S. subsidiary, AMS-IX USA Inc. In this role, Mr. Matte is responsible for developing sales strategies and leading the sales efforts in forging new customer relationships for AMS-IX Bay Area, AMS-IX New York and AMS-IX Chicago in order to drive the growth of AMS-IX USA Inc.
“A seasoned industry veteran, Phil Matte is a valuable addition to our team as well as a tremendous asset to our peering customers across the US,” says Mark Cooper, Chief Commercial Officer of AMS-IX. “His deeply-rooted industry knowledge, sales leadership experience and proven client service approach will be instrumental in furthering AMS-IX USA Inc.’s growth across the nation.”
Mr. Matte holds over 25 years of decorated sales leadership experience in the Information Technology and Telecommunications sectors. He joins AMS-IX USA Inc. from Spread Networks, LLC, where he served as Director of National Accounts providing custom fiber optic network solutions to US-based Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), data centers and telecommunications companies. Prior to joining Spread Networks, Mr. Matte held sales management roles at Voiance Language Services, CoreLink Data Centers and Switch and Data (formerly Palo Alto Internet Exchange (PAIX)).
“It is an honor to join the AMS-IX USA Inc. team and utilize my experience to exceed both company and customer expectations, while further strengthening the organization’s position in the US,” says Phil Matte, Sales Director at AMS-IX USA Inc.
For more information about AMS-IX USA Inc. visit www.us.ams-ix.net
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About AMS-IX United States
The AMS-IX USA Inc. deploys AMS-IX Bay Area, AMS-IX Chicago and AMS-IX New York in the United States. These platforms are modelled after AMS-IX in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, providing high-quality IP interconnection and peering services for all types of IP traffic, from regular IP data, Voice over IP, mobile Internet traffic to video. Peering allows these networks to offer their end users (consumers and companies) stable, fast and cost efficient Internet services.
AMS-IX USA Inc. is a subsidiary of AMS-IX in Amsterdam. Founded in 1997, AMS-IX is the world’s leading Internet Exchange interconnecting over 700 unique IP networks from around the globe and exchanging Internet traffic of close to 4 Terabit per seconds at peak moments. Additionally, AMS-IX hosts the first mobile peering points worldwide: the Global GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX), the Mobile Data Exchange (MDX) and the first interconnection of IPX networks (Inter-IPX).
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