Packet has increased their global edge computing footprint to 15 locations to support latency specific applications like IoT, virtual reality, and self-driving cars. Each new regional edge location features a single “Type 1E” bare metal configuration and Packet’s full collection of carrier-grade networking features.
|Product Categories||Edge Computing HW Platform, Edge Computing Supporting Infrastructure|
Packet, using bare metal can lower Service Provider’s costs and reduce latency. Packet’s new edge compute locations include Los Angeles; Seattle; Dallas; Chicago; Ashburn, Virginia; Atlanta; Toronto; Frankfurt; Singapore; Hong Kong; and Sydney. These locations join existing cities New York; Sunnyvale, California; Amsterdam; and Tokyo. Additional cities such as Paris; London; Sao Paulo; and Mumbai will be available in October.
|Leading Verticals||Automotive, Transport and Logistics and Service Providers|
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|In Production Deployment||Yes|
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Adam Surak, Director of Infrastructure at Algolia, indicates that Packet’s focus on putting bare metal close to hundreds of millions of people is perfectly aligned with Algolia’s values and enables them to build a better service, not manage hardware.