Stay up to date with the latest additions to the Packet platform. For feature requests, please email [email protected]

Improved Deployment & Spot Market Views


Packet currently offers three purchasing flavors for servers: on demand, reserved and spot market. We’ve adjusted our portal to make it easier to use.

November 26th, 2018

Deprovision Speed Improvements


We are pleased to announce a follow-on to our 60 Second Installs feature. This time, we’re chopping off the time it takes for servers to deprovision!  

November 20th, 2018

60 Second Installs


We're happy to announce that, starting today, we're rolling out a new feature to support installations in under 60 seconds.

Our initial support for “60 Second Installs” is centered around the Ubuntu and CentOS distributions, and the t1.small config. We will be expanding this functionality to other machine types as well as Custom iPXE, NixOS, Container Linux (CoreOS) and more in the coming weeks and months. Stay tuned!

September 11th, 2018

Backend Transfer in SJC1


Today is the day you’ve been waiting for….at least if you’re a fan of our Backend Transfer feature. In addition to EWR1, NRT1, and AMS1 Backend Transfer is now available in SJC1.

August 17th, 2018

Operating Systems Latest News


At Packet we strive to offer the latest and greatest of OSes. Here is a summary of the most recent updates and additions.

June 27th, 2018

Project Only API Keys


You can now create API keys that have access to one specific project, great for "bot" or system accounts that should only have access to a single project and aren't tied to a user.

May 28th, 2018

ESXi 6.5 Enhancements


At Packet we support VMware ESXi 6.5 for our customers’ virtualization needs. The changes we released allow us to seamlessly support most hypervisor use cases including private networking.

May 23rd, 2018

Personal Preferences


Have a project or organization that you do most of your work in, and want to jump to immediately after logging in? Now you can!

April 19th, 2018

New Custom Image Handling


You can now provide a custom kernel/initrd combination as opposed to just an image. We have also changed the way a custom image is specified using a cloud-config.

April 19th, 2018

Persistent Spot Market Bid


You can now create single or batch spot instances whenever the market price drops below a certain threshold without having to query the API constantly.

April 18th, 2018

Changelog Widget


If you spend time in our portal, you know that we’re always working to make it more useful and friendly. We’ve deployed a changelog widget as well as a few other new features.

April 13th, 2018

Bulk Action for Servers


We released a bulk action feature which makes it much easier for you to manage large numbers of servers within a project.

April 13th, 2018
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