CIARA Announces the Next Generation ORION HF and RS Servers Based on Intel’s Latest Generation of Processors: Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable Family (Skylake-SP) and Intel® Core™ X-Series (Skylake-X)

ORION RS demo systems available in June 2017.

Montreal, QC – June 2, 2017 – CIARA, a division of the Hypertec Group, a leading global provider of high performance systems, ultra-low latency and enterprise cloud rackmount servers, today announced a completely redesigned portfolio of high performance servers for High Frequency Trading and HPC (ORION HF) as well as standard and customized rackmount servers for enterprise, hyperscale and hybrid cloud (ORION RS). These next generation systems are based on the latest generation of Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable family (code name Skylake-SP) and Intel® Core X-Series (code name Skylake-X).

“Our latest generation ORION HF and RS product line is the result of years of design, development and optimization in accelerating technology and power efficiency.” said Patrick Scateni, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at CIARA. “Being first to market with the most advanced technology is our primary goal.”

CIARA’s ORION HF310-G4 1U server will boast an incredible set of features and offer unparalleled performance and versatility. Using Intel® Core X-Series i9 processors (up to an incredible 18 cores), the server will accommodate standard PCIe and OCP mezzanine form factor cards, as well as PCIe M.2 and U.2 storage connectors. All ORION HF platforms include a dedicated IPMI remote management port, dual redundant high efficiency power supplies and tool-less rails.

The upcoming 1U ORION RS610-G4 and 2U-4 Nodes ORION RS620Q-G4 will support dual Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable family processors, Intel® Optane™ technology, NVMe, SAS/SATA, redundant Titanium level power supplies for exceptional energy efficiency as well as the latest in network technologies including Ethernet Adapter from 10G to 100G, InfiniBand EDR/FDR/QDR and Intel® Omni-Path Architecture fabric.

ORION RS Early Demo Program

A select amount of demo units will be available. To access the Early Demo Program, please contact your CIARA Sales Representative or send an e-mail inquiry to

For complete information on CIARA’s latest high performance products and servers, visit or contact your CIARA Sales Representative or CIARA Authorized Channel Partner.


Founded in 1984, CIARA is a global technology provider that specializes in the design, engineering, manufacturing, integration, deployment, support and recycling of IT products.  With its vast range of products and services including desktops, workstations, servers and storage, HPC products, high frequency servers, OEM services, deployment services, colocation services and IT asset disposition services, CIARA is considered to be one of the largest system manufacturers in North America and the only provider capable of offering a total hardware lifecycle management solution. The company’s products are employed worldwide by organizations small to large in the sectors of public cloud, content delivery, finance, aerospace, engineering, transportation, energy, government, education and defense.

Media Contact:

Cynthia Ruffino
Hypertec Group

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