SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., October 6, 2015ClearScale, a leader in cloud systems integration and an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) Premier Consulting Partner, announced today it has achieved the APN Competencies for DevOps, Mobile, and Marketing and Commerce.

“ClearScale is honored to achieve three simultaneous APN Competencies and we are proud to be included in the launch of the DevOps Competency,” said Pavel Pragin, CEO of ClearScale. “Along with our APN Big Data Competency, these new competencies validate our depth of expertise on AWS and our ability to deliver customer success with DevOps, mobile, and marketing and commerce solutions that utilize the breadth of AWS Cloud offerings.”

The APN DevOps Competency highlights APN Partners who demonstrate deep capabilities delivering continuous integration, continuous delivery, and configuration management. They help customers transform their business to be more efficient and agile by leveraging the AWS platform and DevOps principles.

“The DevOps approach is a fundamental ClearScale operating principle and is the foundation of all client engagements,” said Pragin. “DevOps is a core competency at ClearScale and we extend DevOps efficiency and agility to our clients through our expertise with partner technologies from AWS, Chef, and Docker.”

APN Mobile Competency Partners provide developer solutions to mobile-first businesses to help build, test, analyze, and monitor their mobile apps on AWS. ClearScale has a full mobile development and mobile backend development practice on AWS and delivers end-to-end solutions for companies with mobile needs.

ClearScale recently delivered a mobile app recommendation engine for The Globe and Mail’s new mobile application that provides readers with relevant article recommendations in real time. The engagement with ClearScale enabled easier management of The Globe's mobile app production, staging, and development environments on AWS through automation from Chef, AWS CloudFormation, and AWS OpsWorks.

“I was impressed with ClearScale’s ability to deliver such a complex yet robust, custom system, within our tight timelines,” said Michael O’Neill, Director of Data Science at The Globe and Mail, Canada’s #1 weekday and weekend newspaper. “They are extremely capable — we chose the right vendor.”

APN Marketing and Commerce Competency Partners have demonstrated technical capabilities and success in helping marketers and retail customers by delivering cloud-based marketing and eCommerce solutions. ClearScale has designed and architected cloud infrastructure and applications on AWS for digital marketing and eCommerce use cases such as eCommerce and CMS platform rollouts, ad tech, marketing web properties, and content delivery systems.

ClearScale enabled Shinola Detroit to migrate their eCommerce platform to AWS, including automation with Chef and AWS CloudFormation of Shinola’s Drupal and Magento instances. ClearScale helped Shinola’s DevOps team become more agile and efficient by automating routine, manual infrastructure management tasks.

“ClearScale helped us strategically and tactically migrate from a physical hosting environment to a robust and scalable AWS Cloud infrastructure,” said Michael Chandler, Director, Shinola Detroit.

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About ClearScale

ClearScale is an APN Premier Consulting Partner and delivers best-of-breed cloud systems integration, application development, and managed services. ClearScale has partnered with hundreds of clients to design, build, deploy, automate, and manage custom infrastructure solutions on AWS. ClearScale’s team of AWS-certified systems engineers, architects, and developers create and launch advanced cloud deployments with a focus on automation to increase efficiency, agility, and scalability. ClearScale utilizes key cloud technologies from partners like AWS, Chef, and Docker to ensure that clients benefit from the best solutions on the market.

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