The magic of the cloud is that very small teams can have access to the same computing power, technologies, and deployment cycles that are used at the largest tech companies.

The headache of the cloud is that each of those parts comes with its own learning curve and overhead. You didn't build your business to become operations specialists... But we did.

As your technical partners, we make it our business to get through the obstacles and bring your project to a successful reality.

Automated testing and deployment are at the core of everything we do. We prioritize clean and well-documented code and emphasize reusability, transparency, and robustness.

By embracing and contributing to mature open source ecosystems, we ensure the long term sustainability of our systems.

Our team of senior developers and engineers has the wealth of experience necessary to pick the right tool for the job and make sure that your project approach is founded in best practices.

Our architectural choices focus on making it easy for future developers to modify and extend our work.

Not only do we make extensive contributions to larger open source projects, we open source the tools we build.

By integrating well-tested and evaluated components, we achieve professional results that incorporate the best practices and knowledge of a broader community.

Our Services

We have a broad range of expertise building web and internet infrastructure.

Web Development

We leverage DevOps practices to enable you to deploy new features faster with less risk.

Consensus is a premier web development and internet engineering company. We love building web systems, applications, and projects.

Cloud Infrastructure

We have the expertise to support your cloud infrastructure.

If you have a critical web application, you need:

  • High-performance
  • High-availability
  • Scalability

Software-as-a-Service Engineering

Our clients entrust their SaaS applications to our team of experts.

Leverage our proven Agile and DevOps maturity to:

  • Increase service reliability
  • Improve time-to-market
  • Reduce development complexity

The Consensus Team

We are a distributed international team with a majority of members based in Canada, eh?

Christopher Gervais

Partner

Programming, DevOps, Infrastructure, Business Consulting

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Christopher Gervais

Christopher has deep experience and insight as a senior systems engineer. He is precisely who you need to overcome the risks inherent in major cloud infrastructure projects. He delivers systems that provide extreme reliability, performance and highly efficient development processes.

Your web-based projects, from business tools to marketing campaigns, can rely on the kind of stability and performance that Christopher produces. If technical problems are turning into sleeping problems, you know who to call.

Colan Schwartz

Partner

Enterprise Cloud Architecture, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, Microservices, Web Services, Aegir

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Colan Schwartz

Colan has been in high demand for DevOps and system architecture work for a long time. He has been actively involved in open-source for years, doing behind-the-scenes work to help keep many projects moving forward. As a result, he has earned a solid reputation in the Drupal community.

He rises to any challenge, and brings a clarity and precision to a wide range of undertakings. Don’t let his modesty fool you - Colan is a powerhouse who can dig deep and get things done!

Dan Friedman

Partner

Agile, DevOps

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Dan Friedman

Dan combines decades of hands-on experience in multiple organizational styles, sizes, and industries. Focusing on people-first leadership and deployment automation, he is equally comfortable slinging infrastructure-as-code, wading into swamps of legacy entanglement, or helping teams navigate transformation and change.

With a customer-centric mindset and a tireless dedication to measurable effectiveness, Dan is passionate about agility, comfortable with ambiguity, and committed to delivering results.

Derek Laventure

Partner

Drupal, Infrastructure, DevOps

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Derek Laventure

Derek brings an ever-present, user-focused awareness to his decades of DevOps experience. He has transformed problematic legacy web projects into sophisticated, effective and easy-to-manage web properties.

Derek explores and exploits the natural affinity between Information Architecture, aimed at meeting users on their own terms, and the heavily technical discipline of data design and implementation. Underneath it all, he has a solid, ground-up mastery of network infrastructure. And all of this is delivered with a terrific smile.

Matt Parker

Developer

Drupal, Programming, DevOps

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Matt Parker

Hobby programming since 2000; professinal web developer since 2005; Drupal developer since 2009. Experience in the software development, government and retail industries.

Long-time open-source contributor, especially in the Drupal community. Acquia Certified Developer and Individual Member of the Drupal Association. Always willing to help!

Seonaid Lee

Developer

Systems Integration, Data Science, Technical Writing

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Seonaid Lee

Seonaid comes to Consensus Enterprises with a broad background in physics, education, software development, and writing.

Seonaid brings decades of consulting and business experience to the table, along with powerful intuition towards clean code and consistent processes.

Contact Consensus

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