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What is Packet?

Deploy screaming fast dedicated servers in under 10 minutes via portal, API, or common cloud orchestration tools. No hypervisor, modern IPv6 network, and hourly pricing.
Packet is a tool in the Cloud Hosting category of a tech stack.

Who uses Packet?

11 companies reportedly use Packet in their tech stacks, including Packet, HashiCorp, and Grafana.

17 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Packet.

Packet Integrations

Ansible, Terraform, Mesosphere, Cloud 66, and Flynn are some of the popular tools that integrate with Packet. Here's a list of all 14 tools that integrate with Packet.

Why developers like Packet?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Packet

Packet's Features

  • Premium configs, always available
  • Fully dedicated, no hypervisors
  • Deploy in less than 10 minutes
  • Simple hourly pricing from $.07 to $2.00
  • from CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, and CoreOS to Windows, ESXi, and FreeBSD on demand
  • Cloud-Init and Cloud-Config compatible
  • Advanced network with native IPv6
  • Bring your own IP space
  • Destination based bandwidth billing.

Packet Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Packet?
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.
Microsoft Azure
Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. You can build applications using any language, tool or framework. And you can integrate your public cloud applications with your existing IT environment.
We take the complexities out of cloud hosting by offering blazing fast, on-demand SSD cloud servers, straightforward pricing, a simple API, and an easy-to-use control panel.
Google Compute Engine
Google Compute Engine is a service that provides virtual machines that run on Google infrastructure. Google Compute Engine offers scale, performance, and value that allows you to easily launch large compute clusters on Google's infrastructure. There are no upfront investments and you can run up to thousands of virtual CPUs on a system that has been designed from the ground up to be fast, and to offer strong consistency of performance.
Get a server running in minutes with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location.
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Packet's Followers
30 developers follow Packet to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Ryan Wolfrum
John Alton
Yorick van Pelt
Mustafa Gezen
Nick Hodges
Zachary Smith
Aaron Welch
Jelte Liebrand