About digitalis.io


The company was founded in 2015 by industry experts in DevOps and distributed systems with considerable experience in Apache Cassandra, Apache Kafka and DataStax Enterprise. Hayato and Johnny have been working together for over 10 years  and identified each other’s talent being the industry’s best of the breed technologists. Together they decided to form a company to help others manage the new wave of distributed technologies.

Our Founders

Hayato Shimizu

Hayato is an experienced technology leader, architect, software engineer, DevOps practitioner, and an real-time distributed data expert. He is passionate about building highly scalable internet facing systems. He came across Apache Cassandra in 2010 and became an advocate for this open source distributed database technology.

Johnny Miller

Johnny is an experienced Developer, DevOps, Architect and Team Leader. He has worked with a wide variety of customers – from small startups to large enterprises. He has a deep understanding of the challenges facing modern companies looking to move to a secure, agile, always on and highly available platform.

Our Mission

We are passionate about technology, but not just for the technology’s sake. We are passionate about technology because it enables us to make difference to our customers. Our focus is a tiny slice of the overall technology stacks in enterprises – real-time distributed data technologies. However, we know this slice can make an enormous difference to our customers businesses.

Our mission is simple. We aim to make it as easy and as seamless as possible to adopt the real-time distributed data technologies into enterprises by providing our expertise in this area of technology.

If your organisation is thinking about adopting these technologies to transform your business, contact us today.


DataStax, the leading provider of database software for cloud applications, accelerates the ability of enterprises, government agencies, and systems integrators to power the exploding number of cloud applications that require data distribution across data centres and clouds, by using our secure, operationally simple platform built on Apache Cassandra.


Confluent.io provides an open source platform that contains all the components you need to create a scalable data platform built around Apache Kafka. These components draw on our experience building some of the largest streaming data pipelines in the world.


Strapdata created Elassandra to simplify your data stack. Elassandra is an opensource database used to store, search and analyze your data. It leverages the performance, reliability and scalability of Apache Cassandra enhanced with the search power of Elasticsearch. Additionally, Elassandra Enterprise is commercially supported product providing enhanced security and functionality to meet the additional requirements of modern enterprises.

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments. Their technology and cloud platform provides an extensive set of products and a global platform onto which you can quickly deploy your product.