Whether you’re already in the cloud, on your way there, or simply have questions, Pythian can help. Our cloud teams combine more than 215 years’ experience and have multiple certifications in advanced technologies and public cloud platforms, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure.

We can plan, implement, and manage all aspects of your cloud environment, We’ll map out the best providers and create an architecture best suited to your enterprise. From there, we’ll help you create a detailed implementation plan and data management solution. Our extensive expertise creating strategies, and implementing and managing public, private, and hybrid environments means lower risks, reduced costs, and maximum performance for your enterprise.

Benefits of working with Pythian

  • Best-of-breed solutions
  • Deep expertise across a wide set of technologies
  • Full application lifecycle solution from a single vendor
  • Lower service costs
  • Integrate new technologies quickly and easily
  • Improve service availability


  • Infrastructure: Amazon Web Services, VMware, RackSpace, Microsoft Azure, KVM, Heroku, Amazon OpsWorks, Amazon ElasticBeanstalk, Docker, Vagrant
  • AWS services specialization:  EC2 , EC2 Container, Lambda, Autoscaling, Elastic Load Balancer, Database, RDS, Redshift, Elastic Map Reduce, Kinesis, Data Pipeline, Machine Learning, Elastic Beanstalk, Elastic Cache, Opsworks, Cloudfront, Simple Storage Service, Identity and Access Management, Elastic Block Store, VPC,SQS, SNS, DynamoDB,
  • MS Azure services specialization:  SQL Database, Virtual Machines, HDinsights, Load Balancer, Machine Learning, Virtual Network
  • Google Compute:  Google Engine, Dataflow, BigQuery, BigTable
  • Web / Application Architecture / Site Performance / Load Balancing: Apache, NGINX, JBoss, Apache Tomcat Rails, Node.js, DJango, PHP, Amazon CloudFront, Akamai, Amazon AutoScaling, Varnish Software, Memcached, Redis, Amazon ElastiCache, Red Hat Cluster Suite, F5 LTM (Local Traffic Manager) & GTM (Global Traffic Manager), Amazon Elastic Load Balancer, HAProxy
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Access Control: OpenLDAP, RSA Authentication, Radius Authentication, MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication) / Google Authenticator, Centrify / Powerbroker, SAML, OAuth
  • Environment Build and Deployment: Packer, PXE, Foreman, Red Hat Kickstart, Spacewalk, RedHat Satellite Service, Mrepo, Pulp
  • Orchestration / Service Discovery: Consul, Registrator, Consul Template, Shipyard, CloudFormation, Terraform

  • Configuration Management / Automation: Puppet, Chef, SaltStack, Ansible, Beaker, TestKitchen, ServerSpec, Berkshelf, r10k
  • Operational Visibility (Service Health Monitoring, Capacity Planning, and Reporting): Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Splunk, Graphite, Grafana, Cacti, SNMP, Diamond, CollectD, NRPE, Nagios, Sensu, CloudWatch
  • Release Management: GIT, SVN, Stash, GitLab, GitHub, BitBucket, Docker Registry Hub / Private Registry, Jenkins, Bamboo, TravisCI
  • Big Data Operations: Apache Hadoop, Cloudera, MapR, Hortonworks, Kafka, Storm, Oozie, Sqoop, Pig
  • Message Queuing: RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ, ActiveMQ, Amazon SQS
  • Storage: NFS File Server, iSCSI, Fiber Channel, NAS / SAN, Netapp, 3par, EMC, Multipath / MPIO, device-mapper, PowerPath
  • Security: Host based Firewalls (Iptables), SSL VPN (OpenVPN), IPSEC VPN (OpenSwan, LibraSwan), Amazon VPC, IAM, Security Groups & ACLs, SELinux, Auditing and hardening Linux servers
  • ITIL Service Operations (Incident, Problem, and Event Management): Design and implement change control solutions, Design and implement disaster recovery solutions, Design and implement business continuity solutions, Root-cause analysis investigation, Linux Kernel performance troubleshooting and tuning, Application performance troubleshooting and tuning
  • Backup and Recovery: Tivoli – TSM, HP DataProtector, Bacula, NetBackup, BackupExec, Rsync-based solution