Katarokwi Platform

Katarokwi Platform

Secure, high-availability elastic cloud environment for
non-traditional 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 Katarokwi Platform – a highly configurable elastic cloud environment meeting strict security and privacy standards.


Meet strict regulations.
Complies with a variety of frameworks and standards including those of Queen’s, University, ISO 27002, and PHIPA.

Security and Privacy Focus.
Designed from the ground up with administrative, technical, and physical controls.

Defense in Depth.
Layers of security with static and dynamic segregation to protect resources and data while accessing advanced resources

Stable.  Reliable.  Trusted.
99.997% centre-level availability over the past 7 years.

Who Can Access

Any individual or organization who meets Queen’s, Compute Ontario or Compute Canada criteria is eligible to apply for access to the Katarokwi Platform.  If you have questions about your eligibility or which CAC platform best meets your research needs, please contact us to further discuss your needs.

Contact Us

Phone: (613) 533 – 2561
General information: cac.admin@queensu.ca
Technical information: cac.help@queensu.ca

Centre for Advanced Computing
Queen’s University
99 University Avenue
Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6