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Equinix Metal

Global, automated, and interconnected bare metal on Platform Equinix.
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What is Equinix Metal?

As part of Equinix — the world’s digital infrastructure company — we provide automated & interconnected infrastructure. Formerly Packet, now Equinix Metal™.
Equinix Metal is a tool in the Cloud Hosting category of a tech stack.

Who uses Equinix Metal?

Companies
12 companies reportedly use Equinix Metal in their tech stacks, including HashiCorp, Grafana, and DNSFilter.

Developers
21 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Equinix Metal.

Equinix Metal Integrations

Ansible, Terraform, Red Hat OpenShift, Rancher, and VMware vSphere are some of the popular tools that integrate with Equinix Metal. Here's a list of all 12 tools that integrate with Equinix Metal.
Pros of Equinix Metal
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No multi tenancy
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Great performance
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Fantastic customer support

Equinix Metal's Features

  • Automated bare metal
  • Native Equinix Fabric integration
  • AMD, Arm and Intel Configs
  • Simple hourly pricing starting at $.50/hr
  • CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, Flatcar Linux, Windows, ESXi, and FreeBSD on demand
  • Cloud-Init and Cloud-Config compatible
  • Advanced network with native IPv6
  • Bring your own IP space.

Equinix Metal Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Equinix Metal?
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Parcel
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Flow
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Amazon EC2
It is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.
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Equinix Metal's Followers
46 developers follow Equinix Metal to keep up with related blogs and decisions.