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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.

The Tiny But Mighty!

Develop a proof of concept, host that oddball secondary service, or spin up an economical little cluster - the t1.small (formerly the "Type 0") gives you plenty of power at an addictive price. 

Where else can you get a 4 Core CPU, 8GB RAM, SSD storage and a full 2.5Gbps network port for $0.07 per hour?   

Hardware Specs

  • 4 Physical Cores @ 2.4 GHz
    (1 × Atom C2550)
  • 8 GB of DDR3 RAM
  • 80 GB of SSD
    (1 × 80 GB)
  • 2.5Gbps Network
    (1 × 2.5Gbps)

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

VMware ESXi 7.0

Container Linux - Alpha

Container Linux - Beta

Container Linux - Stable

FreeBSD 11.2

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