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With dual Intel Scalable Xeon Gold 5120 processors, you get 28 physical cores, 384 GB of RAM, and a beefy 3.2 TB NVMe drive for $2.00/hr. 

The Latest and Greatest

We like to say: go bold or go home.  At least when it comes to things like databases and high performance applications.

We've worked closely with our most demanding customers to build a new "top dog" system that incorporates Intel's latest generation processor, and showcases its unique advantages, including incredible memory channel performance. 

With dual Xeon Gold 5120 processors, you'll get 28 physical cores with a 2.2Ghz base clock speed (3.2Ghz max turbo) along with 384 GB of blazing fast RAM and a beefy 3.2 TB NVMe drive (please note that some configurations feature a slightly increased 3.8 TB NVMe).

Get ready to rock and roll for just $2.00/hr.

Hardware Specs

  • 28 Physical Cores @ 2.2 GHz
    (2 x Xeon Gold 5120)
  • 384 GB of DDR4 ECC RAM
  • 2 × 120 GB SSD
  • 3.2 TB of NVMe Flash
    (or greater)
  • 20Gbps Bonded Network
    (2 × 10Gbps w/ LACP)

Locations

  • SJC1
  • AMS1
  • DFW2
  • NRT1

OS Support

Custom iPXE

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

Debian 9

Flatcar Linux - Stable

NixOS 19.03

CentOS 7

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Ubuntu 17.10

Scientific Linux 6

CentOS 8

FreeBSD 12.1

RancherOS

RedHat Enterprise Linux 7

Licensed OS ($)

Flatcar Linux - Beta

Flatcar Linux - Edge

Container Linux - Alpha

Container Linux - Beta

Container Linux - Stable

NixOS 18.03

FreeBSD 11.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

VMware ESXi 6.5

Windows 2012 R2

$0.28/hr Licensed OS ($)

Windows 2016 Standard

$0.28/hr Licensed OS ($)

“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 or less.  This is simply unheard of.”

Ivo Rook | SVP of IoT @ Sprint