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At just $0.40/hr, this server is one of our most popular. Dual SSD's, 32GB of ECC RAM, and 2 x 1Gbps network help its four fast physical cores shine.

The Workhorse

This sweet, flexible configuration is quite possibly the app server of your dreams.

Built for a wide range of use cases, the c1.small is stocked with dual Enterprise SSD's, 32GB of fast ECC RAM, and 2 x 1Gbps ports for smooth sailing.  Powerful, affordable compute for a wide variety of situations .... that's why we lovingly call it "The Everyday Workhorse."

Hardware Specs

  • 4 Physical Cores @ 3.5 GHz
    (1 × E3-1240 v5)
  • 32 GB of DDR3 ECC RAM
    (2 × 16 GB)
  • 120 GB of SSD
    (2 × 120 GB in RAID 1)
  • 2Gbps Bonded Network
    (2 × 1Gbps w/ LACP)


  • EWR1
  • SJC1
  • AMS1
  • NRT1

OS Support

Custom iPXE

Custom iPXE allows you to install a custom operating system manually or via automated kickstart.

CentOS 7

Container Linux - Alpha

Container Linux - Beta

Container Linux - Stable

Debian 10

Debian 8

Debian 9

Flatcar Linux - Alpha

Flatcar Linux - Beta

Flatcar Linux - Edge

Flatcar Linux - Stable

FreeBSD 11.2

FreeBSD 12.1

NixOS 18.03

NixOS 19.03

OpenSUSE 42.3


RedHat Enterprise Linux 7

Licensed OS ($)

Scientific Linux 6


Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Ubuntu 17.10

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Ubuntu 19.04

VMware ESXi 6.5

Windows 2012 R2

$0.04/hr Licensed OS ($)

Windows 2016 Standard

$0.04/hr Licensed OS ($)

“With Packet’s developer-friendly bare metal, we’re able to take our Curiosity IoT platform to any city in the United States in 90 days of less.  This is simply unheard of.”

Ivo Rook | SVP of IoT @ Sprint