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1st generation servers are still available throughout the Packet platform, but are not available to new users by default. To access older generation hardware, please contact us via [email protected] for details.

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)

OS Support

  • All
  • Popular
  • for Containers
  • Licensed
  • VMWare/ESXi

Flatcar Linux - Alpha

Flatcar Linux - Beta

Flatcar Linux - Edge

Flatcar Linux - Stable


RedHat Enterprise Linux 7


Windows 2012 R2

Windows 2016 Standard

VMware ESXi 6.5

FreeBSD 12.1

NixOS 18.03

NixOS 19.03

OpenSUSE 42.3

Scientific Linux 6

Ubuntu 17.10

“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 or less.  This is simply unheard of.”

Ivo Rook | SVP of IoT @ Sprint