Pythian Named One of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies on the PROFIT 500

PROFIT and Canadian Business unveils 28th annual list of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies

OTTAWA, Sept. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Pythian No. 151 with a five-year growth rate of 437% on the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.

"Companies become a part of the PROFIT 500 through innovative thinking, smart strategy and sheer grit," says James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. "These firms demonstrate what Canadian entrepreneurs can achieve, both at home and across the globe."

"We're honoured to be on the PROFIT 500 ranking for the sixth time," says CEO Paul Vallée." "Each year it gets more challenging to earn a place on the list. For Pythian, it's a valuable endorsement of the continued performance and sustained growth that we've worked hard to achieve. This would not have been possible without our global team of experts who are dedicated to helping businesses around the world use technology to innovate, increase profit and stay ahead in a highly competitive marketplace."

Pythian is making its mark worldwide by creating and enabling the best and most diverse teams, regardless of geography to optimize results for clients. With the rate of technology change accelerating by the minute, Pythian brings the world's best talent to businesses who need them, regardless of location. These elite teams work collaboratively to develop the best solutions, and create and share knowledge that can be reused by other Pythian teams, and delivered electronically and securely.

To learn more about Pythian's solutions including: Data Enablement, Reliable, Scalabe IT, and Software Velocity, follow us on Twitter@pythian, Facebook at, and

About PROFIT and
PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada's preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 34 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at

About Canadian Business
Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a total brand readership of more than 1.1 million, it is the country's premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada's business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business—what leadership looks like.

About Pythian
Founded in 1997, Pythian is a 400-person global IT services company that helps businesses compete by adopting disruptive technologies such as databases, big data, cloud, advanced analytics, infrastructure management, and DevOps to advance innovation and increase agility. Specializing in designing, implementing, and managing systems that directly contribute to revenue growth and business success, Pythian's highly skilled technical teams work as an integrated extension of our clients' organizations to deliver continuous transformation and uninterrupted operational excellence.

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