About Li9

Li9 provides infrastructure solutions that modernize IT by leveraging key Open Source based technologies combined with expertise across 4 key areas: DevOps,  CloudAutomation and SecurityWe provide strategy, architecture, implementation services, and software to National and Global customers across all industries.

Our goal is to modernize our customer’s IT environments by leveraging traditional and emerging technologies. We combine our services expertise with open source and commercial products to create best-in-class solutions that are able to utilize public, private or hybrid cloud environments.

Li9  works closely with customers to determine their DevOps goals and requirements, and identify an application or function that would provide business value from a DevOps infrastructure.  A  strategy, architecture, and implementation plan is established with customer, and begins with webinars and hands-on workshops to educate customers on included technologies.  


Li9 Customers

Li9 Technology Solutions provide companies the ability to optimize their existing IT infrastructures, leverage multi-cloud environments, and build DevOps infrastructures that modernize and automate application development.   Li9 has numerous current and recent customers.  A sample of Li9 current and recent DevOps customers include:

Li9 Partnerships

Li9 Architects continuously research and validate traditional and emerging technologies to bring multi-vendor integrated solutions and reference architectures to our customers for rapid, secure implementation, focused on business value. This allows Li9 to provide strategic and unbiased advice about infrastructure strategies and technologies supported by unmatched industry knowledge and capabilities. Some of Li9’s partners include:

Li9 Leadership

Armando Arias

Armando Arias


Armando Arias is the founder of Li9 Technology Solutions.  He currently serves as President and CEO of the organization. He works closely with CTO and Principal Architect Artemii Kropachev to establish goals and strategies and manage Li9’s operation and technology teams.  Armando’s extensive industry experience includes technical and leadership positions at Bank of America, US Airways, Hitachi Data Systems, and HPE.

Li9’s teams specialize in maintaining awareness of trends and innovative technologies that provide customers with digital advantages.  Li9 works closely with customers to ensure these digital advantages are achieved by implementing these key technologies while providing enterprise-level security, availability, scalability, and performance.

Artemii Kropachev

Artemii Kropachev

CTO and Lead Architect

Artemii is responsible for Li9’s technology direction.  Artemii leads the Architects and Engineers for Li9 in the design and implementation of IT solutions worldwide. Artemii ensures that Li9 is focused on forward-looking technologies that provide measurable business value.

Artemii is an IT author with extensive IT experience and is an expert in multiple IT disciplines involving Open Source, DevOps, CI/CD, Automation, Cloud, and large-scale implementations. He has a proven track record of solving customer business problems with technology solutions through proper planning, flexible execution, and excellent customer service. 

Li9 Technical Expertise

Professional Certificates

Li9 experts keep more than 500 professional certificates across all the Information Technologies areas, including solutions of leading IT field leaders such as Red Hat, GitLab, IBM, VMWare, AWS, Google, Microsoft, Cisco, Juniper, Hashicorp, and Nutanix.

Contact Information

Phoenix Office
2390 E Camelback Rd
Suite 130
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Raleigh Office
1 Glenwood Ave
Suite 5
Raleigh, NC 27603