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Unleash The Full Potential of Your HPC Investment

Unleash the full potential of your HPC investment with Red Oak Consulting's comprehensive financial services:

  • Value & TCO Analysis: Gain complete understanding of lifetime costs, including direct and indirect expenses. 
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis: Make informed decisions with clear insights into true costs and business impact. 
  • Knowledge Transfer: Learn best practices in TCO, ROI, and other key HPC financial aspects. 

These services can be combined with our wider range of services including: strategy and planning, procurement, implementation, maintenance and optimisation  

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The procurement was highly successful. Owen demonstrated exceptional professionalism and expertise, while Mark’s intervention proved instrumental. Both seamlessly integrated into the KAUST team, embodying our mission to furnish this computer in support of KAUST and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s global ambitions.”

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Owen Thomas is respected and established in the HPC Ecosystem. Having known and collaborated with him for many years, I am fully convinced of his HPC expertise. I continue to be impressed by his willingness to support others in building business and R&D relationships.”

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Our Approach

Our team of experts actively participate in major HPC industry events, both domestically and internationally, conducting tutorials on HPC finance, value, strategy, and total cost of ownership. We are truly pioneering the complexities of HPC in this ever-evolving sector.

Understand your
HPC needs

We have a kick off meeting with you & your team to understand what you’re looking to achieve with HPC before setting a roadmap of next steps.

Audit current

Review existing setup in order to develop strategic plans for your HPC infrastructure needs.

Analyse current

Stay ahead of the curve with insights into current and emerging HPC trends.

Conduct a Cost Benefit

Gain complete understanding of lifetime costs, including direct and indirect expenses. Make informed decisions with clear insights into true costs and business impact.

Strategy & Business Case Development/Support

Develop winning HPC strategies and presentations for senior management. Secure buy-in for your plans with well-crafted business cases.

Proof of Concept
(POC) Development

Turn your ideas into reality with our expert team.

Explore Our Wider Strategy & Planning Consultancy Services

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Architecture Design

We help organisations develop the optimum HPC architecture design for unparalleled performance. 

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Financial Planning

Our financial services include TCO analysis, cost-benefit analysis and best practices. 

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AI Strategy

We are dedicated to helping our clients navigate the complexities of HPC & AI in order to unlock its full potential. 

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Cloud Computing Strategy

Our cloud computing experts help your organisation maximise the capabilities of cloud computing . 

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Security Strategy

We help our clients develop effective holistic risk management plans to safeguard their organisation.

With unparalleled experience in deploying major, multi-million-pound systems worldwide, Red Oak Consulting stands as a leader in the field.

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HPC procurements ranging from £100K to £500 million

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Financial management for HPC and AI infrastructure involves budgeting, forecasting costs, and allocating resources effectively to support HPC infrastructure and AI initiatives within a company. This encompasses planning budgets, predicting expenses, and efficiently distributing resources to back up these projects. Furthermore, a comprehensive Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis is crucial. TCO analysis offers a holistic evaluation encompassing all expenses associated with implementing and maintaining HPC and AI infrastructure, including operational costs, upgrades, and eventual decommissioning expenses.

Through TCO analysis, companies can make better decisions about budget allocation, prioritising resources, and strategic planning by understanding the complete cost impact of HPC and AI investments. This guarantees that investments are in line with the goals of the business and provide the highest value possible.

TCO evaluation assists in identifying possible dangers and uncertainties linked with HPC and AI projects such as, unexpected expenditures, and financial limitations. By being proactive about these risks, companies can put in place strategies to reduce their impact, leading to better project outcomes and financial security.


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Maximise your HPC investment with Red Oak Consulting, the UK’s trusted experts. Discover how we’ve helped hundreds of businesses achieve exceptional results.

Talk to an HPC Expert

Get in touch with our team of HPC experts to find out how we can help you with your HPC & Cloud Computing requirements across:

  • Strategy & Planning
  • Procurement
  • Implementation
  • Expansion & Optimisation
  • Maintenance & Support
  • Research Computing

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