Frontenac Platform

Frontenac Platform

Secure, high-availability environment for Advanced Research
Computing and Storage.

The Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC) at Queen’s University, in collaboration with Compute Ontario and Compute Canada, is pleased to provide the Frontenac Platform – an advanced research environment designed for High Performance Computing.


High Performance.
Compute, storage, and network optimized for scientific discovery and innovation.

Built with security in mind.
Safeguards to ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of your data.

Experienced, skilled staff.
Experts in diverse fields, such as bioinformatics, physical sciences, programming, and code optimization.

Access to hundreds of software applications with personalized or group training.

Who Can Access the Platform

Any individual or organization who meets Queen’s University, Compute Ontario or Compute Canada’s criteria is eligible to purchase access to the Frontenac Platform. If you have questions about your eligibility or about which CAC platform best meets your research needs, please contact our Manager, Research Engagement & Administration, Paige Beddoe, to further discuss your needs.