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Founded in 2014, Packet’s proprietary technology automates physical servers and networks without the use of virtualization or multi-tenancy to provide on-demand compute and connectivity. Customers can either build on Packet’s public cloud service - which features both x86 and Armv8 configurations - or deploy Packet's advanced automation software on premise to enable their own private compute infrastructure.

The company is headquartered in New York City and maintains an advanced global IP network between its data center locations in New York Metro (Parsippany, NJ), Sunnyvale (CA), Amsterdam (NL) and Tokyo (JP) and growing list of Edge Compute locations.

Packet is a member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and is a strong supporter of many open source projects, including, NixOS, Docker, and

“We believe that innovative hardware will be a major contributor to improving application performance over the next few years. With blazing-fast innovation occurring at all levels of software, the simple act of giving developers direct access to hardware is a massive, and very timely, opportunity.”

Zac Smith, CEO, Packet