Packet Collaborates with Qualcomm to Host World’s First 10nm Server Processor in Public Cloud for Developers

Our collaboration with Packet is the first step of a shared vision to provide an automated, unified experience that will enable users to access and develop directly on the Qualcomm Centriq 2400 chipset.

Packet, the leading bare metal cloud for developers, today announced collaboration with Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, to introduce to developers the latest in server architecture innovation on the 48-core Qualcomm Centriq 2400 processor.

Through leading developer conferences, Packet will showcase a consumable cloud platform, providing access to a series of demonstrations leveraging open source tools such as Ansible, Terraform, Docker and Kubernetes, all running on Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies’ ARM architecture-based servers. The series of joint efforts begins today at Red Hat’s AnsibleFest conference in London, and continues with developer event participation at Hashiconf (Austin), Open Source Summit North America (Los Angeles), and AnsibleFest (San Francisco).

“We believe that innovative hardware will be a major contributor to improving application performance over the next few years. Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies is at the bleeding edge of this innovation with the world’s first 10nm server processor,” said Nathan Goulding, Packet’s SVP of Engineering. “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.”

“Our collaboration with Packet is the first step of a shared vision to provide an automated, unified experience that will enable users to access and develop directly on the Qualcomm Centriq 2400 chipset,” noted Elsie Wahlig, director of product…

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