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Red Oak Consulting can help you specify, procure, implement, and manage HPC solutions to:

  • Support your organisation’s intensive research work
  • Encourage research investment in your university
  • Position you as a globally competitive place for researchers

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Find out how Red Oak Consulting can help you specify, procure, implement, and manage your university's HPC solution.

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The certified HPC experts at Red Oak Consulting can successfully guide you through all stages of the HPC project lifecycle. Our team have an unrivalled track record of success, backed up by a reputation for professionalism, integrity, cutting edge technical knowledge and exceptional customer service.


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With 1.25 million hours of research delivered in the first month, and a boost to their position in the market, find out how The University of Hull became one of the top 10 research universities in the UK, thanks to Red Oak Consulting.


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