We're Packet

At Packet, we're out to build a better internet by supercharging the container revolution with smart, API-driven bare metal. Our platform brings the price and performance benefits of bare metal servers to the cloud, powering highly-available performance workloads through a unique, never-congested network.

Our goal is to make it easier for online innovators to succeed with infrastructure as they push the envelope of performance and value for their users. We do that by removing complexity wherever we can: elegant software, simple pricing, and forward-looking solutions. And robots - gotta have robots!

We are passionate about building a better Internet.

We are driven ambitious people who find creative solutions.

We are effective at getting things done the right way.

We are excited about leading our industry.

The Packet Team

Board of Directors

  • Zachary Smith

    CEO at Packet

  • Jacob Smith

    SVP, Engagement at Packet

  • Yamasaki Tomohiko

    Director, Partnership Strategy Office, Business Development Division at SoftBank Corp

  • Phil Shevrin

    VP Technology at SoftBank Capital

  • Roman Mordkovich

    President at Mordkovich Capital, LLC

How We're Funded

  • 2016

    To fuel our growth and global expansion, we raised $9.4MM in a Series A funding round in August 2016, led by one of the most respected and visionary technology companies in the world: SoftBank.

  • 2014

    Packet was founded in 2014 with $1.7MM in seed funding from friends, family, and industry insiders.   We launched our product in August 2015, and grew to over 3000 users during our first year.

Our Stats

  • 8

    minutes to deploy
  • 9

    steps for each provision
  • 4

    bare metal configurations
  • 5

    timezones we work in
  • 21

    SaaS tools we use daily
  • 100

    # of installs we do for fun
  • 2015

    year of our birth
  • 33

    contributing team members on github

Press Kit & Assets

For press inquiries, please contact us at press@packet.net