Professional Services
& Design Consultancy

Comprehensive HPC Consultancy, encompassing Hardware, Software, Storage, and Cloud Engineering.

OCF experts spend time to fully understand our customers' requirements, aspirations and current pain points to bring together the right mix of technologies and professional services to meet their needs. By adopting a consultative approach, our service range from understanding and documenting technical requirements of a system through to defining a bespoke solution to enable all OCF customers to deliver your vision.

HPC Consultancy

Standalone consultancy services range from health checks of existing environments to independent consultancy for new systems.

Hardware Engineering

Ensuring proper rack placement and professional, efficient installation of servers, storage, and cabling to meet vendor specifications.

Software Engineering

Turning a rack full of standalone servers into a ‘Supercomputer’, we facilitate the deployment, configuration, optimisation, and upgrading of all kinds of HPC software.

Storage Engineering

Installing, configuring and upgrading high performance storage systems. Our portfolio encompasses IBM Spectrum Scale, Lustre, BeeGFS, and CEPH, complemented by storage hardware from DDN, Dell, IBM, Lenovo, and Netapp.

Cloud Engineering

From Proof of Concept and Minimum Viable Product, all the way to delivering fully functional production environments that meet well-defined requirements.


✓ Software, Hardware, Cloud and Storage Engineers:

Engineering teams with extensive experience in working with HPC projects of all sizes.

✓ Technical Presales Consultants:

Experts in solution design to meet ever changing needs.

✓ Project Managers:

PRINCE2 certified Project Managers who are adept in delivering HPC solutions using proven methodologies.



The OCF Team have delivered projects as small as installing a single server and as large as delivering a world top 500 supercomputer. Whether you are looking to install a new service, migrate an existing one, or are looking for expertise in a specific application, the OCF team are happy to help.

See some of our work below.


Helene Hobson

IT Project Manager at NNL

"OCF has been working closely with NNL to help work towards our business goals of delivering a new HPC service and bespoke solutions for our internal and external customers. OCF have supported the design, and development of the solution and encompassing service wrapper"

Dean Phillips

Assistant Director at Digital and Information Services of the University of Aberdeen

"OCF’s Remote Admin Service is an extension of our team and really helps to ensure the smooth day to day running of our HPC cluster and dealing with support issues, user requests and keeping on top of software and security updates"