At $1.70/hr, this memory-focused server comes stocked with 256GB of fast RAM and 24 physical cores. 

Virtualization Powerhouse

We believe building your own private cloud shouldn't mean waiting for hardware.  

To meet the demand for private cloud and large compute + memory workloads, the lab rats at Packet have created what might be the perfect all purpose virtualization server.  Bring your own hypervisor - or not!

Hardware Specs

  • 24 Physical Cores @ 2.2 GHz
    (2 × E5-2650 v4)
  • 256 GB of DDR4 ECC RAM
    (16 × 16 GB)
  • 2.8 TB of SSD
    (6 × 480GB SSD)
  • Dual Mode High Performance HBA/RAID Card
  • 20Gbps Bonded Network
    (2 × 10Gbps w/ LACP)


  • EWR1 temporarily sold out
  • AMS1 temporarily sold out
  • SJC1 temporarily sold out
  • NRT1 temporarily sold out

OS Support

Custom iPXE

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

CentOS 7

CoreOS - Alpha

CoreOS - Beta

CoreOS - Stable

Debian 8

Debian 9

FreeBSD 10.4

FreeBSD 11.1

NixOS 18.03

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

VMware ESXi 6.5

Windows 2012 R2

$0.24/hr Licensed OS ($)

Windows 2016 Standard

$0.24/hr Licensed OS ($)

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