Compass Server Solutions


Compass SMB Series


The Compass SMB series has been designed from the ground up for the SMB and entry level server market.  Compass SMB is made specifically for business use, designed and tested to run office applications and databases, share files and printers, and can perform critical back-up and antivirus updates across networked PCs. Whether you’re looking to consolidate and backup all your business information into one place or enhance the security of the computers you use to complete transactions, a Compass SMB server can help by bringing together innovations that enable your employees and customers to share information securely and remotely, and run everyday tasks more efficiently.


Compass SMB Series Servers offer a selection of Intel Core i3, i5, i7 and E3 Series Xeon Processors.  Compass SMB Servers can be configured in both rackmount and tower configurations, and are configurable with a wide selection of RAM, storage, and expansion options as well as remote management and KVM-over-LAN.


*not all options are available on all models





Compass Core Series


Compass Core Series Servers offer flexibility in an expansive family of 1U, 2U, 3U, 4U and tower based systems for the most demanding enterprise data center, cloud, or high performance computing (HPC) environments.  All Compass Core Series Servers are dual socket (2P) equipped, supporting either two Intel Xeon or two AMD Opteron processors.  Combining powerful performance, energy efficiency, and new built-in capabilities, Compass Core Series Servers are ideal for the diverse needs of your business.  


Compass Core Series Servers offer a selection of Intel E5-2400 and E5-2600 Series Xeon processors as well as AMD Opteron 4000 and 6000 series processors.  Compass Core Series Servers can be configured in both rackmount and tower configurations with up to 512GB of DDR3 RAM, SAS & SATA storage arrays, and 1GbE and 10Gbe dual port and quad port expansion options.  Compass Core Series Servers also offer the latest IPMI 2.0 with virtual media over LAN and KVM-over-LAN support as an option.


*not all options are available on all models






Compass nPower series (multi-Node systems)


Compass nPower Series multi-node computing platofrms offer an innovative rackmount system designed to increase computing density while reducing cost, energy and space requirements.


With two systems (or two nodes) within a 1U space, a 1U nPower server can support up to 32 processor cores – two systems each housing two Octo-core Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 Series. Building upon our successful 1U Twin technology, the innovative 2U nPower systems architecture achieves breakthrough x86 server performance-per-watt (375 GFLOPS/kW, up to 25% net gain over other top tiers’ 1U servers) to further satisfy the ever-increasing efficiency, density and low-TCO demands of today’s high performance computing (HPC) clusters and data centers.  Compass nPower Series increase the vertical footprint and computing density by offering 2U servers with dual or quad node units and 3U servers with up to 12 nodes.  Compass nPower 2U quad node systems based off of the AMD Opteron 6300 series 16-core processors can squeeze an amazing 128 processor cores into one chassis.Equipped with up to 1620-watt Platinum Level (94%+ efficiency) power supplies, they feature not only hot-swappable hard drives and power supplies, but also the computing nodes themselves are hot-swappable to facilitate easy installation and maintenance. For high availability, they also provide optional redundant power and multiple 3.5″ hard drives or 2.5″ SATA or SAS hard drives per node for RAID 5 or 6 data protection*.  Connectivity options include onboard Mellanox 53Gb/s FDR , 40Gb/s QDR, and 20Gb/s DDR InfiniBand as well as 10G Ethernet options*


The Technologies For Tomorrow Compass nPower FT is the latest addition to our evolving line of multi-node server solutions. The 4U nSeries FT system greatly expands compute and storage capacities beyond our existing 1U and 2U nPower multi-node systems to achieve increased performance with lower power consumption. By virtue of its shared components the nPower FT improves cost-effectiveness and reliability, while its modular architecture makes it flexible to configure and easy to maintain.

The nPower FT is available in high-density 8 / 4 / 2 hot-plug system node configurations with a choice of memory capacities, hard disk drives, power supplies, front or rear I/O, PCI and networking options and more. Its high efficiency, highly effective shared cooling architecture allows the nPower FT to operate in high-temperature, free-air cooled environments up to 47°C, providing considerable cost savings and improved TCO.  Versatile configurations allow the nPower FT to be optimized for many different environments including Data Center, Cloud Computing, and HPC; Engineering, Research, and GPU projects; File and Storage Server deployments; and General Server and Enterprise Server applications.


*not all options are available on all models





Compass GP Series (GPU/MIC Systems)


Technologies For Tomorrow’s Compass GP Series systems continue our push to be a market leader in High-Performance, Enterprise-Class SuperComputing and GreenIT. Generating massively parallel processing power and unrivaled networking flexibility with PCI-E 2.0 and 3.0 expansion slots, 10G and Gigabit Ethernet, and QDR/DDR InfiniBand ports, these systems deliver the highest quality with extreme optimization for the most computationally-intensive applications. Systems are configurable with either the Intel Core, Intel Xeon, AMD Opteron, or AMD FX Series Processors.* 


We are also proud to offer the new Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors across a wide range of high-performance server and workstation product lines. The Compass GP Series computing platforms achieve higher parallel processing capability with Intel®’s MIC (Many Integrated Core) architecture based Xeon Phi™. Unified with the latest Intel Xeon processors utilizing common instruction sets and Xeon Phi’s multiple programming models, it is easier to port parallel computing applications in the hybrid environment and take advantage of the powerful processing resources of the Compass GP Series platforms. Engineering, scientific and research fields can dramatically accelerate application performance with minimal investment in development with Intel® Xeon Phi™ and based supercomputing solutions.


*not all options are available on all models







Compass M-io Series


Technologies For Tomorrow Compass M-IO Series servers and workstations allow users to select from a wide range of I/O options to provide the ultimate in storage and networking flexibility. When installed, a Compass UIO/WIO card becomes part of the motherboard, and the system still retains all of its PCI-Express and PCI-X slots for expansion cards. In addition to enabling customizable configurations and optimization for a wide range of application requirements, Compass M-IO Series systems also provide cost advantages and investment protection.

Future upgrades can be achieved by replacing the UIO/WIO card and/or expansion cards instead of replacing entire systems. Without any UIO/WIO or expansion cards, a UIO/WIO system functions as a cost-effective server. With a UIO/WIO card installed, one UIO/WIO 1U server supports 5x add-on cards, and 9 add-on cards in 2U . This versatility minimizes the number of servers customers require to operate their business.  Compass M-IO Series systems utilize high-efficiency power supplies (up to 94% efficient) to deliver significant energy cost savings in 1U, 2U, 3U, 4U and tower based form factors.


*not all options are available on all models






Compass XP Series


Compass XP Series servers represent the pinnacle of single server performance by offering 4-way and 8-way systems.  Offering a selection of several processor options, the Compass XP Series has you covered.  Configuration options include the AMD Opteron 6300, Intel E5-4600 Xeon, and the E7-8800 Xeon series processors and support up to 1TB of total system RAM as well as both SAS and SATA storage..


Compass XP Series servers based on the Intel® C602 chipset support four Intel’s Xeon® E5-4600 series processors (MP) with QPI up to 8GT/s. These boards support PCI-E 3.0, up to 1TB DDR3 memory, and integrated IPMI 2.0. They are leading performance boards for HPC, virtualization and communication applications.  Compass XP Series 8-way servers based on 8-Core Xeon 7500 Series and 10-Core Xeon E7-8800 family processors come together to offer a 5U 8-way server with super-high computing performance. Compass XP Series 8-way servers are ideal for Mission Critical Applications, High Performance In-Memory Database, Business Intelligence/Continuity, ERP, CRM, Virtualization, CAD, EDA tools, 3D Applications.


Servers based on AMD’s SR56x0/SP5100 chipset supports the new-generation AMD Opteron™ 6300 series processors (G34). This platform is built on a consistent architecture delivering continued performance-per-watt leadership and improved business capabilities by enhancing efficient 16/12/8/4-Core capabilities, low-power/high-bandwidth DDR3, and AMD Virtualization support.


Compass XP Series servers support IPMI 2.0 and KVM-over-LAN as well as an assortment of connectivity options including multi-port 1GbE, 10GbE, and 40GbE as well as 53Gb/s FDR , 40Gb/s QDR, and 20Gb/s DDR InfiniBand.


*not all options are available on all models






Compass blade Series


The Technologies For Tomorrow Compass Blade Series offers many unique advantages that differentiate it from competitors’ blade products and traditional rack-mount solutions. Customer benefits include maximum density, affordability, reduced management costs, lower power consumption, optimal ROI, and high scalability – and in most applications, blade servers would reduce system acquisition costs.

While other blade suppliers only offer general-purpose blade servers, the Compass Blade series enables full optimization for a wide array of mission-critical and compute-intensive applications.


The Compass TwinBlade is the most technologically advanced blade server system in the industry. Supporting up to 120 DP servers with 240 Intel® Xeon® 5600/5500 series processors per 42U rack, the Compass TwinBlade achieves an unmatched 0.35U per DP node. With N+1 redundant,  high efficiency (94%) 2500W power supplies, the Compass TwinBlade is the Greenest, most energy-efficient blade server in the industry. Networking options include up to two 4x QDR(40 Gbps) InfiniBand switches, up to two 1/10GbE or 10GbE switches, and/or a 1GbE pass-through mdoule. They give the Compass TwinBlade the bandwidth to support the most demanding applications. Onboard IPMI 2.0 with KVM over IP and remote Virtual Media over LAN enables ease of management and control.


The innovative Compass SuperBlade offers enhanced system computing density leveraged from years of rackmount server design experience. Keeping with our application-optimized engineering philosophy, each Compass SuperBlade module delivers true server functionality including up to four processors (in select models), optional InfiniBand mezzanine HCA, and supports either SATA or SAS hard drives.


Compass DatacenterBlade is perfect for data center and HPC applications with performance & density optimized to achieve 672 processing cores and 4TB DDR2 memory per 42U standard rack. This powerful Compass DatacenterBlade features 100-240VAC, ultra high-efficiency (93%), N+1 redundant power supplies, along with industry-leading density, performance/watt and price/performance.


*not all options are available on all models