CIARA Partners with NetXpress and Solarflare to Offer a Complete Turnkey Solution for High-Frequency Trading Firms

CIARA’s ultra-low latency, High Frequency Trading servers, NetXpress’ layer 1 exchange connectivity architecture and Solarflare’s high performance network connectivity solutions combined, increases trading performance and reduces total cost of ownership.

Montreal, QC – October 17, 2018 – CIARA, a Hypertec Brand, a leading global provider of high performance, reliable high-frequency servers, announced today that it has partnered with NetXpress and Solarflare to offer customers a complete turnkey solution, custom-built to meet the demanding requirements of high-frequency trading firms.

CIARA’s ORION HF servers, combined with Solarflare’s high-performance network cards and NetXpress’ layer 1 exchange connectivity architecture, take the guesswork out of selecting the right ultra-low latency trading solution with a low total cost of ownership.

“Milliseconds matter in the world of HFT. We are excited to partner with NetXpress and Solarflare to demonstrate the dependability and performance of our accelerated server platforms and we are confident trading firms will benefit from the lowest possible latency solution at an affordable price without compromising reliability,” said Patrick Scateni, Vice President of Enterprise and Performance Group at CIARA.

For a limited time, customers can try the co-located turnkey solution at no charge in either of NetXpress’ FR2 Frankfurt, Germany; or CME Aurora/Chicago, USA data centers.

To learn more about the free trial, please contact your CIARA Sales representative.


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. For more information, please visit

About NetXpress

NetXpress is a strategic network and infrastructure solutions provider within the trading community. NetXpress was founded to provide cutting edge, client-focused solutions to the low latency electronic trading community. By utilizing layer 1 technology, NetXpress has significantly reduced latencies while minimizing the burden of excessive switch hops. Today, NetXpress is in ten global locations, including 350 E. Cermak, Aurora, NY4 Secaucus, NY2 Secaucus, Carteret, Basildon, LD4, Frankfurt FR2, TMX Markham and CC1 Tokyo. For more information, visit

About Solarflare

Solarflare is pioneering server connectivity for neural class networks. From silicon to firmware to software, Solarflare delivers a comprehensive, integrated set of technologies for distributed, ultra-scale, software defined datacenters. For more information, visit

Media Contact:

Nadine Stojanoff
Hypertec Group

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