South American – African Astronomy Coordination Committee (SA3CC) Meeting 2024


AmLight supporting Network Research Exhibition (NRE) demonstrations at SuperComputing (SC23)


FIU AmLight supporting the Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Coordination Ecosystem: Services & Support (ACCESS)



CI Lunch and Learn talk: Microburst Detection at AmLight







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AMPATH : The International Exchange Point for Research & Education Networking in Miami

AMPATH (ASN 20080) is a high-performance Internet exchange point in Miami, Florida, which facilitates peering and network research between U.S. and international research and education networks. The exchange point, located at the NAP of the Americas, is a collaborative effort providing to its connectors:

  • Access to Internet2 network
  • Access to Florida LambdaRail (FLR)
  • Access to AMPATH connectors and peers
  • Access to the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
  • AtlanticWave Layer2 Transport service for national research networks
  • Commodity Internet service through AMPATH's multi-homed connections to Tier-1 providers
  • Settlement Free peering to more than 70 peers including Google, Akamai, gTLDs, Verisign, Limelight, Microsoft, Amazon, YouTube, and NetFlix.
  • Collocation Space
  • Smart Hands and Engineering Service
  • 120 Gbps of upstream bandwidth capacity via AtlanticWave and FLR


AMPATH provides a variety of connection technologies:

  • Layer2 Ethernet connections, up to 100 Gigabits per second.
  • Standard interface configuration includes support for jumbo frames, as well as IPv4 and IPv6 unicast and multicast services


Collocation Services:

  • AMPATH, through its exchange point facilities in Miami, Boca Raton, and Jacksonville, Florida, and Atlanta, Georgia, provides high-performance network services for U.S. and international research and education networks to extend participation to underrepresented research and education communities in Latin America, Africa, and the Caribbean. AMPATH works as a major research facility recognized by the U.S. National Science Foundation, supporting international e-science. Thanks.


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