The Dutch Hosting Provider Association (DHPA) and ISPConnect welcome Amazon Web Services (AWS) as partner of their respective professional communities

Leidschendam, Nieuwegein September 10, 2019 – DHPA, a cloud and hosting providers association in the Netherlands, and ISPConnect, the Dutch trade organization for internet Service Providers, are pleased to announce that  Amazon Web Services (AWS), the pioneer of cloud computing, join their associations as technology partner. Starting in 2019, AWS will collaborate to professional events organized by these associations. “We are very happy to welcome AWS in our associations”, says Ruud Alaerds, Director of DHPA. “The digital sector that is of fast growing importance for the economy in the Netherlands, already underpinning high-impact sectors such as energy, healthcare, finance, education and government services. Cloud computing will be indispensable in this process going forward.”


“Having AWS joining our association is a major step forward for the Dutch cloud industry. It creates unique opportunities to engage in fruitful dialogue and develop ways for the independent cloud providers to work together with the public cloud to work on the solutions that our clients need to prepare for the digitalized world of the future” says Simon Besteman, Director of ISPConnect.


By having AWS joining the associations, we aim to inform all sizes companies on how they can develop their business and better serve their final customers using the cloud. It is also an opportunity to talk about hybrid solutions for customers who want & need to find the best combination between their own infrastructure and the cloud.


About DHPA

DHPA represents over 30 leading participants and over 30 premium class vendors of technology products and services in the Dutch cloud and hosting industry. DHPA participants differentiate themselves through professionalism, quality and focus on information security. Together, these companies are responsible for a significant part of the managed hosting revenue in the Netherlands. For a full overview of DHPA partners and members, visit The DHPA is leading the industry with its code of conduct through professional, honest and ethical operations. With that, DHPA members serve as an example for the complete online sector with regards to highly qualitative services.


About ISPConnect

ISPConnect is the industry association of internet service providers. With over 100 members and partners, it represents the interests of a significant part of the Dutch Internet sector. Because of this scale, ISPConnect is a popular partner within this sector and is a knowledgeable sparring partner for stakeholders with whom ISPConnect talks on behalf of the hosting industry.

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