With a population of over 16.94 million, the Netherlands is the #6 globally ranked country on Cloudscene based on data center density. A GDP of US $750 billion, the country’s top service providers include Colt Technology Services, euNetworks and Joint Transit. The Netherlands has 93 internet users per 100 and the connectivity ecosystem is made up of 194 colocation data centers, 468 cloud service providers and 12 network fabrics.
The Netherlands, in particular Amsterdam, is arguably the internet hub for Europe. Home of the much loved, world famous and largest IX, AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), Amsterdam is often seen as the first landing point for providers connecting from the UK into greater Europe.