CIARA Joins the Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP)

Montreal, QC – December 7th, 2016 – CIARA, a global technology provider that specializes in the design, development, manufacturing, integration and support of cutting-edge products and services, announced today that it has now become a Community level member of the Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP). The OCP Foundation was launched by Facebook in 2011 and is a rapidly growing global community whose mission is to maximize innovation, facilitate distribution of the most efficient designs for scalable computing and reduce the environmental impact of data centers. CIARA is committed to contributing to this initiative and the OCP community. CIARA has an extensive history of developing energy efficient products for hyperscale customers and is looking forward to sharing its knowledge and technologies with members of the OCP Foundation.

“We are very proud to announce our membership with the OCP Foundation,” said Patrick Scateni, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at CIARA. “Collaborating with the members of the OCP foundation will help us to develop a whole new suite of products specifically designed for the world largest hyperscale and cloud customers.” added Mr. Scateni.

CIARA will work with OCP to develop new technologies and platforms in the continuous effort to develop the most efficient compute infrastructure possible. For more information about the Open Compute Project, please visit

About OCP

The Open Compute Project Foundation is a 501(c)(6) organization which was founded in 2011 by Facebook, Intel, Rackspace. Our mission is to apply the benefits of open source to hardware and rapidly increase the pace of innovation in, near and around the data center and beyond.


Founded in 1984, CIARA is a global technology provider that specializes in the design, engineering, manufacturing, integration, deployment, support and recycling of cutting-edge 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.

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Cynthia Ruffino
CIARA Technologies Inc.

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