TetraScience’s Modernization Journey with nClouds and AWS

Aug 18, 2023 | AWS

Businesses must constantly adapt and innovate to remain competitive. According to a report by the World Economic Forum, the number of companies making innovation a top three priority in 2021 has risen by 10 percentage points to 75 percent, the largest year-on-year increase since 2005.

For TetraScience, a company at the forefront of scientific research and data analysis, this meant finding a partner that could help it modernize its infrastructure, improve performance efficiency, and ensure regulatory compliance while safeguarding intellectual property and patient data.

TetraScience is dedicated to facilitating data-driven discoveries and advancements in the life sciences industry. As TetraScience embarked on the journey to modernize its infrastructure, the company faced a myriad of challenges, including the need for enhanced performance, regulatory compliance, and secure data management. With its unique requirements, TetraScience sought a partner that could not only understand its goals but also become an extension of its team. 

In this blog, we’ll delve into TetraScience’s collaboration with nClouds, a Premier Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), and explore how their strategic partnership led to transformative results.


TetraScience’s challenges demanded a comprehensive solution. The company had several needs:

  • Improve Performance Efficiency: TetraScience required a modern infrastructure that could support rapid innovation and product evolution while maintaining consistent and efficient performance.
  • Ensure Regulatory Compliance: Operating within the life sciences industry necessitated compliance with stringent regulations governing data privacy, patient protection, and intellectual property.
  • Safeguard Intellectual Property and Patient Data: Protecting sensitive patient data and valuable intellectual property was paramount for TetraScience’s success and reputation.
  • Automate and Streamline Infrastructure: TetraScience aimed to automate its infrastructure management processes, enabling seamless deployment, scaling, and configuration of resources.


TetraScience found a perfect partner in nClouds, whose expertise in AWS infrastructure, DevOps, and containerization aligned seamlessly with TetraScience’s needs. nClouds partnered with TetraScience to modernize its infrastructure using containerization and a DevOps approach. The solution included a range of AWS services that formed the foundation of TetraScience’s modern infrastructure, including Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), AWS Fargate, and more.

TetraScience’s collaboration with nClouds and adoption of AWS services led to a host of transformative benefits:

  • Improved Performance Efficiency and Flexibility: The implementation of containerization, along with Amazon ECS and Fargate, significantly improved TetraScience’s application deployment speed, repeatability, and consistency. Automation streamlined deployment processes and configuration management, providing greater flexibility for development and testing workflows.
  • Enhanced Security and Regulatory Compliance: TetraScience’s new infrastructure prioritized security at every layer, encrypting data in transit and at rest. This approach ensured compliance with life sciences regulations governing data privacy and patient protection. The architecture’s robust security features safeguarded intellectual property and sensitive patient information, bolstering TetraScience’s reputation as a trusted industry leader.
  • Cost Optimization: Through nClouds’ solution, TetraScience could proactively identify and eliminate underutilized resources, leading to cost savings. AWS Auto Scaling and AWS CloudFormation further contributed to cost optimization by efficiently managing resource capacity and automating provisioning.
  • Streamlined Infrastructure Management: nClouds’ expertise in DevOps and containerization allowed TetraScience to automate and streamline its infrastructure management processes. With a focus on treating infrastructure as code, TetraScience gained the ability to provision, manage, and scale resources effortlessly.
  • Improved User Experience and Support: nClouds’ 24/7 infrastructure support services, backed by a 10-minute SLA, enhanced TetraScience’s user experience. Real-time monitoring, incident prevention, and rapid issue resolution improved the overall reliability and availability of TetraScience’s services.

Overall, TetraScience’s partnership with nClouds and adoption of AWS services resulted in a modernized infrastructure that empowered growth, innovation, and regulatory compliance. By leveraging containerization, automation, and a comprehensive suite of AWS services, TetraScience overcame challenges related to performance, security, and scalability. With nClouds as a dedicated partner, TetraScience successfully transformed its operations, positioning itself at the forefront of scientific research and data analysis in the life sciences industry.

Read the full TetraScience case study here.

About nClouds

nClouds is an award-winning Amazon Web Services (AWS) Premier Tier Services Partner focused on helping organizations accelerate innovation. We partner with our customers to migrate, modernize, and manage cloud operations initiatives to support their digital transformation journeys. We provide high-performance consulting and support solutions for every stage of the cloud journey, enabling our customers to improve business agility and innovation velocity, reduce operational costs, and improve workforce efficiencies.

nClouds’ core practices include cloud migration, application modernization, cloud optimization, managed services, and DevOps. Learn more at


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