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Infographic: GCP vs. AWS 2020 Comparison

When it comes to cloud migration and selecting a public cloud provider, you’ll surely compare Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to Amazon Web Services (AWS). We spoke to dozens of customers who shared their experiences in various cloud environments, and the overwhelming trends tell a big story.  We’ve developed an infographic with head-to-head comparisons in several […]

SADA Strengthens and Diversifies Leadership Team

SADA Strengthens and Diversifies Leadership Team With Board Appointments

SADA is pleased to announce that Lusiné Yeghiazaryan, Vice President Internal Audit, CAE (Chief Audit Executive) at GoPro, and Wendy M. Pfeiffer, CIO of Nutanix and Independent Director at Qualys, have been elected to our Board of Directors. The appointments reflect our desire to establish best-in-class corporate governance and lay a foundation for our continued […]

SADA SAs Make Anthos Happen in the Real World

SADA SAs Make Anthos (and the Rest of Cloud) Happen in the Real World

Seth Moffitt loves his job as a Solutions Architect for SADA’s Google Cloud Platform practice. In some ways, he was born for the role. Seth’s grandparents ran a company that sold tape back-up drives where his mom was the VP of Sales and his uncle was the Head of Engineering. Seth literally grew up hanging […]

5 Reasons Government Agencies to Modernize with BigQuery

5 Reasons for Government Agencies to Modernize their Data Warehouses With BigQuery

As entire industries rapidly digitalize, citizens are increasingly demanding that public-sector agencies provide the same response, access, and ease of use they’ve come to expect from private-sector businesses. This is the crux behind federal IT modernization initiatives, such as the President’s Management Agenda, the OPEN Government Data Act, and the Cloud Smart Strategy, as well […]

SADA Earned Cloud Migration and App Development Google Cloud Specializations

SADA Earns Google Cloud Specializations in Cloud Migration and Application Development

SADA is pleased to announce that we’ve been awarded Google Cloud Partner Specializations for Cloud Migration and Application Development. The expansion of our Google Cloud Specializations portfolio, which already includes Infrastructure, Location-Based Services, and Work Transformation, once again demonstrates SADA’s expertise in building customer solutions on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).  As the Google Cloud Global […]

5 Reasons to Migrate to Containers with Migrate for Anthos

5 Reasons to Migrate to Containers With Migrate for Anthos

Lifting and shifting virtual machines into Google Compute Engine (GCE) offers many benefits, including enhanced agility, significantly reduced overhead compared to a data center, and a familiar usage and management environment.  However, there are also significant advantages to modernizing VMs using Google’s Migrate for Anthos, which orchestrates and simplifies the process of moving VMs into […]

Making Hybrid and Multi Cloud Work for Government

Making Hybrid & Multi-Cloud Work for Government – Webinar Recap

Government and public sector agencies are facing a variety of unique technological challenges when it comes to modernizing to meet tomorrow’s demands. It has become clear that hybrid and multi-cloud environments are the future of government computing, but hybrid strategies come with new challenges. A recent Center for Digital Government survey of state and local […]

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SADA Helps ME.ME Use Google Cloud Platform to Organize the World’s Memes

“SADA was a guarantee that our GCP migration was going to work. We didn’t just get a bunch of help tickets and credits; we could actually pick up the phone and talk to someone⁠ — it’s a partnership.” Jim Hefner, ME.ME’s CTO DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite ME.ME is a company […]

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SADA & Google Cloud Help Northgate Market Deliver Authentic Value to Underserved Communities

“We wanted to throw everything [into a data lake], a customer repository and everything, and we had a unique approach to managing and leveraging it. We talked to Google, and they recommended SADA. At first, it was difficult to explain what we needed to do, but SADA engaged their consulting and technical resources and delivered.” […]

5 G Suite Accessibility Features for Diversity & Inclusion

5 G Suite Accessibility Features for Diversity & Inclusion

To ensure diversity & inclusion, G Suite has many built-in accessibility features. Here are 5 accessibility features to enhance productivity & collaboration for all.

5 Reasons Game Devs should Use GCP

5 Reasons Game Developers Should Use Google Cloud Platform

Many of the world’s top AAA and mobile multiplayer games run on Google Cloud Platform. Here are five reasons why game developers should use GCP.

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SADA Voted Best Tech Workplace for Diversity at 2019 Timmy Awards

SADA, Google Cloud Premier Partner & global leader in providing business & tech consulting services, is named 2019 Best Tech Workplace for Diversity.

CDOT Streamlines Inspections with SADA-Built GCP App

Colorado DOT Streamlines Retaining & Noise Wall Inspections with SADA-Built GCP App

SADA helps the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) streamline retaining & noise wall inspections with SADA-built Google Cloud Platform (GCP) app.

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Anthos Webinar Recap – See the Future of the Intercloud

Anthos Webinar Recap – See the Future of the Intercloud
Presented by Miles Ward, SADA CTO.

FoodJets Drives Innovation with Google Cloud and SADA

FoodJets Drives Innovation With Google Cloud & SADA

Startup food delivery platform FoodJets migrates from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to enable flexibility and innovation.

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Colorado Department of Transportation Streamlines Retaining & Noise Wall Inspections with SADA-Built GCP App

“The quality of work from SADA was much better than what we’d previously encountered.” Michael Collins, PE, State Bridge Engineer, CDOT Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Overview & Challenge The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintains, repairs, and plows over 23,000 total lane miles of highway and oversees 28 billion […]

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FoodJets Drives Innovation With Google Cloud & SADA

Allied Market Research forecasts that the global food delivery mobile app market will reach $16.6 billion by 2023, a compound annual growth rate of 27.9%.

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SADA Helps FUN-GI Fine-Tune GCP & Google App Engine

SADA helps FUN-GI, a game studio known for its flagship title House Flip, optimize their Google Cloud Platform deployment and set up Google App Engine.

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SADA Helps FUN-GI Fine-Tune GCP & Google App Engine

SADA Helps FUN-GI Fine-Tune GCP & Google App Engine

5 Reasons to Use Kubernetes for Container Management

5 Reasons to Use Kubernetes for Container Management

ive of the biggest reasons why Kubernetes has become the de facto standard for container management and orchestration.

SADA Helps DroneDeploy Take Flight with Google Cloud

SADA Helps DroneDeploy Take Flight with Google Cloud

SADA helps DroneDeploy, a drone software platform developer, shift to a cloud-based, managed Kubernetes solution to drive and grow business.

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SADA Helps DroneDeploy Take Flight with Google Cloud

SADA Helps DroneDeploy Take Flight with Google Cloud

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5 Tips for Migrating Your VMs to Google Cloud Platform

Tips to simplify and speed up the process of migrating VMs to Google Cloud Platform while avoiding compatibility and cost issues.

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SADA Launches “Flat-Rate” Services for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Customers

SADA’s four new packaged offerings at a flat rate are designed to help customers migrate to GCP faster and better, and with greater cost certainty.

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Live Demo: Google Anthos

Join Miles Ward, SADA’s CTO, for an exciting session showcasing the Anthos server in action. Explore Anthos’ capabilities and get some helpful insider tips.

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Take G Suite to the Next Level & Unlock Enterprise Innovation

Join SADA on 9/12 for a webinar on G Suite Enterprise’s advanced security features, end-user productivity tools, and best practices for transformation.

9 Steps for Migration Databases to Cloud

9 Steps for Migrating Databases to the Cloud

Moving databases can be the trickiest part of a cloud migration. This checklist will take some of the pain out of moving your databases to the cloud.

SADA Best Places to Work 4th Year in a Row

SADA Named to 2019 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles

SADA, a global leader in business and technology consulting and a Google Cloud Premier Partner, is named one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles.

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SADA Systems Appears on the Inc. 5000 America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the 12th Time

SADA, a global leader in business and tech consulting and a Google Cloud Premier Partner, is named to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list as an Honoree for the 12th year.

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SADA’s TAM Services Help FlowPlay Get ROI on Google Cloud Platform

The online gaming industry is growing rapidly. According to NewZoo, global gaming spend reached nearly $135 billion in 2018, yet many game developers struggle to turn a profit.

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4medica® Chooses Google Cloud Platform to Host Clinical Data Exchange and Big Data Management Solutions

Patient record duplication is a serious problem in the healthcare industry, resulting in billing inefficiencies, incomplete data for predictive analytics tools, and even clinical errors that put human life and health at risk.

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SADA’s TAM Services Help FlowPlay Get ROI on Google Cloud Platform

 “When we migrated to GCP, SADA’s TAM services allowed FlowPlay to focus on creating more immersive gaming experiences, while SADA focused on the important factors that keep our gameplay smooth and uninterrupted from downtime or data loss, while providing success metrics to ensure FlowPlay’s ROI.” — Derrick Morton, CEO, FlowPlay Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ […]

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5 Ways That Google Cloud Search Bolsters Productivity

5 ways Google Cloud Search boosts productivity by bringing the power of Google.com to enterprise search.

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Top 5 Ways Google Anthos Is Different From AWS and Azure

5 ways in which the Google Anthos hybrid and multi-cloud management solution is different from Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.

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Machine Learning Solutions for the Media & Entertainment Industry

Google Cloud Platform’s machine learning tools allow media and entertainment companies to make the most out of their data and redefine their business strategies to resonate with today’s digital consumers. While the media and entertainment industry as a whole is projected to see modest but steady growth through 2021, traditional market segments are in decline […]

How Google Maps Platform Is Paving the Way to Better Healthcare

Google Cloud solutions like the Google Maps Platform have an unparalleled potential to improve healthcare outcomes. Here are some recent inspiring examples.

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SADA Systems and AVANT Communications Partner to Offer Google Cloud Solutions Through AVANT’s Network of Channel Professionals

SADA Systems has partnered with AVANT Communications to accelerate the sales of Google Cloud solutions and technologies in the enterprise.

Google’s BigQuery ML Updates Make it Easier for Businesses to Take Advantage of Machine Learning

Google Cloud Platform further democratizes machine learning with major updates to its BigQuery ML suite of SQL extensions.

June 2nd Google Cloud Outage: Here’s What You Need to Know

The SADA team would like to provide an update on a vast Google outage that affected several GCP and G Suite services on the afternoon of June 2nd.

SADA Helps State of Arizona Boost Productivity and Save Millions with Google G Suite

SADA helped migrate 36,000 State of Arizona employees to G Suite, improving productivity and security and saving the state millions of dollars.

City of Chicago Launches ChiStreetWork – SADA’s dotMaps App for General Public

CDOT launches ChiStreetWork. Built by SADA, a Google Cloud Premier Partner, the Google Maps-based app makes info from dotMaps available to the general public.

One Search to Rule Them All — Why Google Cloud Search?: Google Cloud Next ‘19 Session Recap

See Google Cloud Search in action, and learn how SADA successfully resolved one company’s quest to find “one search to rule them all for enterprise content.”

Continuous Integration and Delivery Into Kubernetes: Google Next ’19 Session Recap

Continuous integration implementation can be difficult. Learn how to implement a CI/CD pipeline with Google Cloud Platform solutions, including Kubernetes.

Why Media & Entertainment Companies are Going G Suite: Google Next ’19 Session Recap

Google Cloud solutions like the Google Maps Platform have an unparalleled potential to improve healthcare outcomes. Here are some recent inspiring examples.

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Google Cloud Next 2019: A Recap of Major Milestones and Announcements

SADA, a Google Cloud Premier Partner, is honored to receive the 2018 Google Cloud Global Partner of the Year award.

Bringing the Power of Google Search to Every Business: Google Cloud Next ‘19 Session Recap

At Next ‘19, SADA, 2018 Google Cloud Global Partner of the Year, discussed how it’s transforming businesses with custom Google Cloud Search solutions.

SADA Wins 2018 Google Cloud Global Partner of the Year Award

SADA, a Google Cloud Premier Partner, is honored to receive the 2018 Google Cloud Global Partner of the Year award.

SADA Opens Toronto Office to Expand Google Cloud Services in Canada

SADA, a leading business and technology consulting firm and Google Cloud Premier Partner, announces the opening of an office in Toronto, Ontario.

SADA to Highlight Google Cloud Innovation at Google Cloud Next ‘19

At Google Cloud Next ‘19, SADA will showcase a solution built on Google Cloud Platform for US Racetronics and lead multiple tech sessions and business panels.

The ROI of G Suite: 2019 Forrester Research Report

Forrester evaluated the business value and ROI of Google G Suite. The results are eye-opening for organizations seeking transformative cloud solutions.

Google Cloud Platform vs AWS: Why GCP is the Better Option in 2019

GCP is superior to AWS due to the depth of Google’s engineering expertise, particularly in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

5 Ways G Suite is Bringing AI to Office Professionals

Google’s G Suite enables office professionals to harness the power of AI. Here are five of the most recent AI-driven enhancements to G Suite.

Better Search, Better Data, Better Results: Google Cloud Search and SADA Deliver Effective Enterprise Search

SADA’s Google Cloud Search solution enables businesses to derive value from data by implementing the power of Google Search within their organization.

SADA Systems Named as One of the Best Places to Work by Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group today announced that it has once again awarded SADA Systems with Best Places to Work.

An Introduction to ML for Healthcare Organizations on Google Cloud

A healthcare organization’s business goals decide which ML techniques and algorithms should be used for a given problem. With Google Cloud’s ML Engine and a plethora of open source libraries, your path to actionable ML insights may be shorter than you think.

How the Cloud Helps Companies Survive Natural Disasters

What to know when moving your data warehouse to the cloud. This Transforming Data with Intelligence report, sponsored by Google Cloud, examines the rise of cloud-based data warehouses, including associated opportunities, benefits and best practices.

Google News: New pricing for G Suite Basic and Business Editions

Google aligns its 2019 Cloud Healthcare development efforts to industry trends such as interoperability, AI, security and telemedicine.

2019 Brings a Renewed Google Cloud Commitment to Healthcare Data Security, Interoperability and AI-Powered Insights

Google aligns its 2019 Cloud Healthcare development efforts to industry trends such as interoperability, AI, security and telemedicine.

Going All In On Serverless Computing with Google Cloud

Following Google Cloud Functions’ 2018 release to general availability, abstraction tools like Istio and Knative have made serverless workloads more viable for the enterprise.

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Faster Transcriptions, Lower Costs and Increased Accuracy Using Google Cloud Speech-to-Text API

With recent gains in accuracy and affordable costs, Google Cloud Speech-to-Text could be your new key for Automated Speech Recognition.

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SADA Helps McClatchy Enable Real-Time Collaboration With G Suite

“SADA did the implementation planning and a lot of the integration. We still use SADA services and solutions to help manage our environment. They’ve been a wonderful partner for us.” Terry Geiger, Vice President of Technology Operations for McClatchy DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite To thrive in a landscape with 24/7 […]

Moving to a cloud-based data warehouse? Here’s what you need to know.

What to know when moving your data warehouse to the cloud. This Transforming Data with Intelligence report, sponsored by Google Cloud, examines the rise of cloud-based data warehouses, including associated opportunities, benefits and best practices.

3 Ways Google Vault is Transforming Healthcare Compliance in the Cloud

Google Vault is a storage and archiving application. Check out 3 ways that it helps healthcare organizations maintain HIPAA compliance amid changing requirements and regulations.

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Moviebill Publishes Augmented Reality Content for Film Buffs, Leveraging the Scalable Infrastructure of Google Cloud Platform to Handle User Engagement Spikes

“Google Cloud Platform (GCP) was the ideal solution to meet Moviebill’s needs,” says Seth Moffitt, Sales Solution Architect for SADA Systems, the Google Cloud Premier Partner that Moviebill engaged.

Google’s Genomics API Sees Mainstream Acceptance and ML Upgrades in 2018

In the past year, the Genomics API went from a handy tool for researchers to a production-ready genome analysis powerhouse for large organizations. AI, cost savings, and ease-of-use continue driving adoption.

Top 5 Ways Google’s G Suite Tools Help Higher Education Teams Boost Student Success

Now with speech transcription, the Google Cloud Video Intelligence API uses ML to detect objects, filter explicit content and identify shot changes, allowing companies to analyze video data as they would their text data.

SADA Expands to New York and Texas as Demand for Cloud Services Grows

As we wrap up our most successful year to date, SADA is very excited to announce a multi-million dollar expansion with new offices in New York City and Austin, Texas.

Single Sign-On with Okta for the Enterprise

With change comes orginazational stress. For enterprises embarking on digital transformation, it’s essential to use tools available in Google Cloud to mitigate the stress of change on its employees

Optimize Video Content With Google Cloud Video Intelligence API

Now with speech transcription, the Google Cloud Video Intelligence API uses ML to detect objects, filter explicit content and identify shot changes, allowing companies to analyze video data as they would their text data.

Google Updates in the Healthcare Cloud

Google’s healthcare cloud supports HIPAA compliance with industry-leading security to help lower healthcare IT costs while increasing patient data storage, improving research capabilities, and ensuring sensitive care center data is kept secure.

Have You Registered to Vote? Find Your Polling Place with New App

SADA Systems had developed an easy to use application, My Polling Place, for registered voters to quickly find their polling station.

TrueCar Goes Google With SADA Systems…In 6 Weeks!

Due to Slaten’s previous experience in deploying G Suite elsewhere, he was confident that Google’s cloud collaboration suite was a great fit for TrueCar’s present and future productivity needs.

G Suite Review: New Releases & Updates

Google G Suite review of new releases and updates, many in the realm of security and communication. Learn about new features and which business enterprise applications you should be utilizing for your company.

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TrueCar Goes Google With SADA Systems

Justin Slaten, Senior Vice President of IT, TrueCar, worked with the executive leadership team to audit their existing IT infrastructure. They came to the realization that their current hosted Exchange email platform was no longer meeting their needs. Keeping up with the scale of the business, and an ever-changing landscape of client operating systems and browsers were key concerns for TrueCar.

The Big Cost Picture of Switching to a Hybrid Cloud on GCP

Google recently announced Cloud Services, a suite of tools supporting Hybrid Cloud implementation. For enterprises looking for cost savings, speed to market, and flexibility leveraging, a public hybrid cloud strategy can be a compelling long-term strategy.

The Environmental Stress of Digital Change

With change comes orginazational stress. For enterprises embarking on digital transformation, it’s essential to use tools available in Google Cloud to mitigate the stress of change on its employees

The Cloud Platform for Startups: A fast track to proving your business

How do you get your business up and running, fast? Most startups don’t have extra cash to spend big on IT infrastructure.

How Google Cloud Platform puts your healthcare organization in control

Faced with growing data management and privacy concerns, healthcare organizations are understandably reticent about moving their applications and patient data to the cloud.

5 Ways G Suite for Media and Entertainment is Transforming Operations

The media and entertainment industry can be up against everything from M&A to data privacy and audience engagement challenges. Check out how G Suite is helping companies leverage cloud-based communication tools to boost productivity and collaboration.

SADA Systems Team Spotlight: Google Professional Services

As the Best Places to Work recipient for several years, SADA Systems takes great pride in creating a culture of inclusion and one based on our core values.

SADA Systems Achieves the Infrastructure Partner Specialization in the Google Cloud Partner Specialization Program

Google Cloud Recognizes SADA’s Proficiency and Proven Success In Infrastructure

SADA Systems Named to 2018 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles

SADA Systems is once again named as one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles, that’s three years of providing an amazing work environment and employee satisfaction.

4 Ways the New G Suite Updates Drive Employee Productivity

How can organizations fully unlock the power of G Suite? Check out how four new updates can boost collaboration, workflow efficiency, and productivity.

The Paperless Future of Healthcare

3 Ways G Suite for Healthcare Drives Collaboration & Reduces IT Costs by SADA Systems, a Google Cloud Premier Partner. Discover why healthcare providers are implementing G Suite.

Firebase: A Mobile Developer’s Bridge to Google Cloud Platform

3 Ways G Suite for Healthcare Drives Collaboration & Reduces IT Costs by SADA Systems, a Google Cloud Premier Partner. Discover why healthcare providers are implementing G Suite.

3 Ways G Suite for Healthcare Drives Collaboration & Reduces IT Costs

3 Ways G Suite for Healthcare Drives Collaboration & Reduces IT Costs by SADA Systems, a Google Cloud Premier Partner. Discover why healthcare providers are implementing G Suite.

Google Cloud Next 2018: A Recap of Major Milestones and Announcements

Google Cloud Next 2018 Recap of major milestones and announcements for G Suite, Google Cloud Platform, Maps Platform, Enterprise Search and more! SADA Systems is a Google Cloud Premier Partner.

Google Cloud Next ‘18: New Advantages of Cloud Computing through Accessible AI, Microservices and Hybrid Cloud

Machine Learning and AI stole the show across three days of service rollouts at Google Cloud Next 2018 in San Francisco. Google also announced significant updates to microservice management through Istio, hybrid cloud deployments in GKE.

G Suite Updates from Next ’18: Focus on AI, Voice and Enterprise Search

G Suite Updates announced at Google Cloud Next ‘18 include injections of AI technology, release of Google Voice Enterprise and new tools for better collaboration.

SADA Systems Named a 2017 Google Cloud North America Sales Partner of the Year

SADA Systems announces that it has earned a 2017 Google Cloud North America Sales Partner of the Year award.

Google Cloud Recognizes SADA’s Technical Proficiency and Proven Success In Location-Based Services and Enterprise Collaboration

Los Angeles, California (July 23, 2018) SADA Systems, a leading business consulting and cloud technology services firm, today announced that it has achieved the Location-Based Services and Enterprise Collaboration Partner Specializations in the Google Cloud Partner Specialization Program.

How G Suite Fosters Innovation and Productivity at Tech Companies

Innovation and productivity are at the core of the tech industry. See how G Suite facilitates a culture of innovation, collaboration, and productivity.

Look Out: GCP's Data Studio is Officially an Enterprise BI and Analytics Visualization Contender

Over the years, we’ve worked with clients that use a wide variety of BI and Analytics tools to communicate data downstream and across departments. All too common are issues with latency, compatibility, license management, not to mention cost (enterprise costs of Tableau easily climb to the thousands per month). When Google first rolled out Data […]

SADA Systems Strengthens Leadership Team with new COO and CLO

SADA Systems is excited to announce the appointment of technology industry veterans Dana Berg to Chief Operating Officer and Patrick Monaghan to Chief Legal Officer.

3 G Suite Tools That Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Between travel costs and the ink/toner needed for printers, businesses leave quite the carbon footprint. And with that environmental impact come tangible costs that chip away at the bottom line. Executives and administrators alike must ask themselves: how can we operate without causing ecological damage or shrinking revenue? Check out how G Suite’s apps help […]

Tea Cart Tuesdays at SADA

SADAians look forward to taking a 5 minute break once a week for none other than our weekly TEA CART!

Statefulness, Statelessness and Everywhere Between on Google Kubernetes Engine

New rollouts in Google Kubernetes Engine now provide foundational support of stateless, stateful, and mixed applications. Read on to find out more.

The Domino’s Effect: If You Sell Anything, You Should Have a Cloud Strategy

Imagine being presented with this idea by a Fortune 500 CEO in 2012: “Every company is a technology company.” Would you have felt it applied to your business? Six years on, it’s more true today than ever. Most companies utilize a cloud strategy to drive sales and deliver a better customer experience. For a tangible example, […]

How the Latest G Suite Updates Boost Productivity and Collaboration

Google just released several innovative new G Suite updates. Here is a quick summary on some of the highlights!

Easy Online Signing with DocuSign and Google

While G Suite helps organizations communicate and collaborate more easily, Google understands there are also third-party apps that users rely on to manage other aspects of business, including sales, marketing and operations. Google wants to make it easy to integrate these solutions. One key integration is with DocuSign. As eSignatures and Digital Transaction Management are […]

SADA Systems Named to CRN’s 2018 Solution Provider 500 List

The annual CRN Solutions Provider 500 List is out and we’re excited to share SADA Systems is once again named to its 2018 Solution Provider 500 list. Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers, and IT consultants in North America by revenue. The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s […]

The Top 3 Ways G Suite Empowers Deskless Workers

“Deskless workers” are 80% of the workforce and they come in many forms: freelancers, remote staff, and even those whose roles don’t require a desk. Many of these are IT experts, drivers, care workers, and more. While these employees are a critical part of their company’s success, they sometimes risk being shunned and left out […]

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SADA Systems Helps TVG Network Scale With Google Cloud Platform

“SADA Systems helped us gain a deeper understanding of the advantages of Google Cloud Platform so we could make better decisions about how our applications would perform and scale. They provided the facilitation, follow-up, and expert advice we needed to make our deployment a success.” Saeid Vafaeisefat, Vice President of IT, TVG Network Share: DigitalFirst […]

SADA Systems Named to Inc. Magazine’s 2018 Best Workplaces List

The business consulting and tech services leader earned a high score for employee engagement We’re excited and honored to announce that once again, SADA has been named one of the Best Workplaces for 2018 by Inc. magazine in its annual ranking of fast-growing private companies. SADA also earned one of the highest scores for employee […]

4 Ways G Suite Increases Workplace Productivity

A Forbes study found that employees lose a tremendous amount of time working on tasks that are necessary for their role but don’t really strengthen their company’s competitive edge. So how can executives and managers eliminate time spent on menial tasks to improve workplace productivity and drive a higher bottom line? Here’s how G Suite […]

New Gmail Updates Make Your Business More Secure and Smarter

With security and employee efficiency both top-of-mind concerns for companies, Google has just announced new releases and updates to G Suite. Keeping customers up-to-date on new changes, and how users can fully leverage them to boost productivity, are important to both SADA Systems and Google. See how these new upgrades will increase security and lead […]

Okta for Your Identity and Access Management

In today’s identity and access management climate, IT departments are facing growing demands managing thousands of users, both internal and external, who each need access to an increasing number of cloud-based applications. The largest enterprises with the most sophisticated IT teams in the world have started adopting Software as a Service (SaaS) applications and now see […]

How to Manage Change When Adopting New Technology in Healthcare

Many Healthcare organizations want to transition to a next-gen collaboration platform, but experience change management challenges. The pain points hit hard: Administrators are unsure where to begin Aging workers are set in their ways Executive buy-in is tough for a variety of reasons Change is always tough, but when you factor in that any disruptions to […]

SADA Systems Named Top Cloud Consultant in Los Angeles

Clutch, a technology research firm, recently released their list of the Top Cloud Consultants in the Los Angeles area and we are proud to announce we earned the #1 spot as the top cloud consultant in Los Angeles. Their rankings algorithm is based on three factors:  past work experience, market presence, and client ratings. As a […]

GCP for Retailers: Use Consumer Data Analytics for Predictive Purchase Insights

In an era of cloud and digital commerce, retailers are no longer responsible for merely responding to consumer demand. New data sources, both real-time and batch, internal and external, allow retailers to both predict and influence demand. Actionable insights are not possible without an organized, thorough approach to your company’s consumer data sources for understanding […]

How G Suite Facilitates HIPAA Compliance on Mobile Devices

Mobile devices are changing how hospitals provide healthcare. Consider the following NCBI statistics: 87% of doctors use smartphones in the workplace 90% of care staff use devices in more than one professional setting Physicians spend an average of three hours per week watching training courses on mobile products More and more healthcare professionals are adopting […]

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SADA Helps MadHive Deliver Blockchain Ad Tech With Privacy by Design

“The solution SADA suggested has been working amazingly well. We process and analyze terabytes of data in real time. When our traffic suddenly spikes 10 times, we can boot new instances — and use them to handle requests — in under 200ms. It’s the first platform that’s truly elastic under intense loads.” – Denis Kezerashvili, MadHive’s SVP of Engineering

How to Increase HIPAA-Compliant Collaboration Among Hospital Staff

Many healthcare centers in the US are having a security standoff, and much of it is due to doctors, nurses, and other staff using personal devices – none of which are HIPAA-compliant – to discuss patient information. Theft of these personal devices accounted for 66% of data breaches in one study, while another found that […]

How to Bring Next-Generation Cybersecurity to Your Healthcare Organization

Cybersecurity in healthcare is a rapidly growing issue as the healthcare sector is facing a security crisis: a recent study on the industry’s cybersecurity challenges reported a record high 780 security breaches over the course of a year. Making matters worse, the following year saw a 40% spike. With such a dramatic YOY increase, it’s obvious […]

The Easiest Way to Cut Costs (While Increasing Functionality) as a Healthcare CIO

Healthcare CIOs face a new suite of challenges as their role evolves. As Mark Gilbert, research director for digital health at Gartner recently noted, healthcare CIOs are now being asked to support corporate growth and M&A activities, all while playing catch up to digitize their businesses (an activity that remains at a low stage of […]

Paving a Path with Google Cloud Platform: Top 5 Tech Considerations for GCP

In 2017, we saw both an increase in public cloud adoption as well as a rise in media attention to security breaches. The good news is, GCP is leading the way in cloud security. While leading cloud providers boast relatively clean security records and impressive uptime, the public’s hyperfocus on application security will drive cloud […]

Is Your VPN Safe?

Is your VPN safe? On Monday, January 29th, Cisco announced a major security warning for many of their ASA and Firepower security appliances. A vulnerability was found in Cisco’s WebVPN service that could allow attackers to exploit the device’s memory with XML messages, allowing the execution of malicious commands within the device. Fortunately for Cisco […]

SADA Helps MadHive Deliver Blockchain Ad Tech with Privacy by Design

MadHive is the blockchain ad-tech firm that developed the MadNetwork protocol, for accurate, efficient, and completely private ad serving. Using blockchain technology, machine learning models, and artificial intelligence agents deployed to users’ devices, MadHive has created a platform where the traditional ad tech intermediaries are unnecessary, and advertisers can target consumers more effectively without ever […]

Google Announces G Suite Enterprise for Education

The needs of educational institutions are evolving and we’re happy to announce Google’s cloud collaboration suite, G Suite for Education, now has an upgraded version, G Suite Enterprise for Education. On January 23rd, 2018, Google announced updated features to G Suite for Education at no additional cost, including: Valuable security tools like Data Loss Prevention (DLP) […]

From Silicon Valley to Silicon Beach – How Tech Companies’ Adoption of G Suite Makes Them Attractive to Top Tech Talent

So many companies sink their budget on vendors and third-party products with the hopes of turning themselves into a well-oiled, ROI-driven machines. Yet, what they don’t realize is that the solutions they integrate affect into their ability to recruit; candidates who use the tools your company provides makes you more attractive to them, decreases their […]

Creating Company Culture Through Dynamic Team Building

Creating team building opportunities for employees to be introduced on a personal level outside of the usual office setting increases productivity, communication, and employee engagement. These activities can develop a deeper understanding of team roles and personalities. Recognizing each person’s strengths and weaknesses can lead to a stronger team dynamic, while the manager-employee relationship can […]

Creating Meaningful Culture through Company Events

Each year as summer comes to a close, the SADA Systems’ Culture Club starts the hunt for a new venue for our annual company holiday party.  We strive to make each year fun and fresh as a way to thank the employees for another year of their dedication and hard work!  In the end, the […]

SADA Systems Featured in Glassdoor’s Cool Companies Offering Unlimited Vacation

In today’s workplace, innovative and forward-thinking companies are offering enticing perks. Employers are recognizing that placing value on life outside of the office is just as important for employees as placing value on life at the office. It is also being widely acknowledged that “the office,” no longer needs to be a fixed physical place […]

3 Questions to Help You Get the Most Out of Collaboration Platforms Like G Suite

The workforce is increasingly global. Employees are increasingly on-the-go. Even within the same corporate campus, team members are asking for an increased capability to collaborate with each other. To meet these needs, many enterprise teams are turning to collaboration platforms like Google’s G Suite. The right platform can help you and your team: Work from […]

14-Year-Old Lamborghini Driver Wins NASA Pro Racing With Data and SADA Systems

The youngest podium finisher in the history of the NASA Western States Championships and the youngest champion in the NASA SoCal Region, Steven Aghakhani, wins with speed and data.  While Steven Aghakhani has never driven on city streets, he’s made history in not one but two races in October, with podium finish in the NASA […]

4 Benefits of a Collaboration Platform for Mobile Work

Mobile work, completed across dispersed teams, is fast becoming the norm. Smart devices have raised expectations for accessibility—both internal (colleagues) and external (clients). One study found 79% of knowledge workers now work frequently, or always, within dispersed teams. And having a collaboration platform is now more important than ever. And already, by 2012, Forrester found […]

Seattle Department of Transportation Gains Immediate Cost Savings with SADA Systems’ Project Coordination Application, dotMaps

SADA’s project coordination and planning application, dotMaps, is projected to save SDOT $7 million within the first year of launch.  SADA Systems is excited to announce that the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has deployed SADA’s interactive project coordination and planning application, dotMaps, to improve visibility into city construction projects. SDOT along with public and private agencies can now view, […]

Mobile Workforce- NOT Just for Startups, Tech Workers, and Millennials

Take a second. Imagine a stereotypical employee in the mobile workforce. Really dig into the details. After you finish this quick exercise, we have one question for you. Did you imagine… A millennial… Who works in a techy role… At a West Coast startup… Who works mobile because they believe in “disrupting” traditional work patterns? Your […]

Data in the Cloud – Empowering Everyone to be a Data Analyst

With the innovation that comes with the cloud, your employees no longer need to be a “data analyst” to use data in a powerful way to do their jobs. In 2017, data-forward executives are waging both a cultural and structural battle for the best use of data within their organizations. According to Gartner in a […]

SADA Gives Back – Why Corporate Social Responsibility is so Important

One of the trendy buzzwords I thank the millennials for is the phrase corporate social responsibility (CSR.) Overlooked in business models of our parents’ time, this idea focuses on the importance of companies holding themselves accountable for the betterment of our society. SADA’s Philanthropic Involvement SADA’s philanthropic involvement has been extensive within our own community […]

When – and How – to Cut the Cord on Legacy Licensing

This post is a continuation on last week’s post, “How Full Adoption of G Suite Can Boost Your Bottom Line.” It may seem hard to fathom, but a future without your legacy licensing is possible, particularly if you follow change management best practices to make sure that “full adoption” isn’t just wishful thinking. Over the […]

How Full Adoption of G Suite Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Has your organization “Gone Google” or looking to adopt G Suite in the near future? If so, SADA’s G Suite Change Management and Adoption team applauds you…but have you had full adoption of G Suite by your users? Are you getting ROI? My name is Nina, and I’m a Senior Consultant on SADA’s G Suite […]

Migrating to the Cloud: A Question of “When,” Not “If”

The hype surrounding migrating to the cloud is almost overwhelming. Technology decision makers hear insistent suggestions that “all of an organization’s resources should be migrated to the cloud immediately,” says TechTarget’s Brien Posey, former CIO for a national chain of hospitals and healthcare facilities with two decades of IT experience. But in fact, this IT […]

Email Is Not Dying – It’s Becoming More Collaborative

Despite what you’ve heard, email is not dying. Search Google for “the death of email” and you’ll find 130 million results. And on each page you’ll find headlines like “Why Email Will Be Obsolete by 2020” and—our favorite—“Further Proof that Email is Dying a Slow and Agonizing Death”. But before you dive into these results, […]

G Suite Paves a Path for Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is top of mind for enterprises in all industries and fields. Their hope is to apply innovative technologies like cloud to help them eliminate infrastructure overhead, improve business efficiency, and benefit from continuous innovation through new digital channels and solutions. Executives are intrigued by it because it connotes innovation and progress. Workers hope […]

Enterprise Collaboration: 4 Key Trends (and One Big Reality Check for Many Business Leaders)

It can be hard to keep up with all the enterprise collaboration news coming out these days. Enterprise collaboration growth is projected to experience 13% compound annual growth over the coming years, eventually reaching $8.5 billion by 2024 (according to recent projections from Global Market Insights Inc.). Caught in this rapid growth, it can be […]

Unlimited PTO: Creating a Happy Team!

Burnout is real and stress is a killer. Now that I have your attention, let’s talk about vacations and Unlimited PTO! At SADA Systems, we’re doing our best to end the overworked employee epidemic spreading across the country. How? By encouraging our employees to use their unlimited PTO. We don’t want this benefit to sit […]

How to Use Call Center Data and Analytics to Improve the Customer Experience

Call center data and analytics is becoming the driving force behind improving call center efficiency and the customer experience. Famed business consultant Peter Drucker famously stated that, “…the purpose of a business is to create and keep a customer.” While Drucker was a well-known commentator and philosopher of human behavior and business trends, he might […]

SADA Systems Named to Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

A 10-Time Honoree, SADA Has Achieved Three-Year Sales Growth of 145%.

G Suite and the Digital Enterprise

Enterprise productivity and collaboration solutions had been fairly unchanged until the cloud era. Originally developed for email and content creation, they were intended for individual contributors to build presentations, spreadsheets, and other documents, and to be able to communicate over email. As the cloud evolution changed how consumers and enterprises alike interact with data, these […]

SADA Systems Named to 2017 CRN Fast Growth 150 List

The CRN Fast Growth 2017 List Recognizes Thriving Solution Providers in the IT Channel.

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Digital First Media Migrates Over 6,000 Users to Google G Suite

After realizing that more than 50% of their workforce was already using Gmail, Digital First Media decided to go Google.

3 Ways G Suite Enterprise Brings the Digital Enterprise Together

Content and collaboration solutions are the foundation for productivity within any digital enterprise, and they are among the tools most commonly used by modern workers. Gartner emphasizes the ubiquity of these kinds of solutions by explaining that within the next three years, 80% of midsize and large enterprises will use a content, communication, and collaboration […]

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Hopkins School: Working Smarter With G Suite

Hopkins School, the third oldest independent school in the United States, has a history of more than 354 years fulfilling their dedication to the “breeding up of hopeful youths for the public service of the country in future times.” With 711 students from grades 7-12, Hopkins School’s distinguished faculty and staff are dedicated to guiding and nurturing students with traditional wisdom and developing skills relevant to the 21st century.

SADA Named One of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles…AGAIN!

SADA Systems, a global leader in providing business and technology consulting services that transform organizations through innovative cloud-based solutions, was named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group, as well as one of the select few Best Places to Work by […]

LinkedIn Essentials from SADA’s Top Recruiters

I can’t count the number of times I’ve been chatting with coworkers about the different events at SADA and it seems someone always mentions how envious their friends are about the culture and environment that SADAians get to live everyday. We even have neighboring companies drop into our office to check out what we are […]

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SADA Helps Hunterdon Healthcare Migrate 3,000 Users to G Suite

“SADA has really helped due to their deep knowledge of the product and how it’s used in other places. The one-to-one environment for learning has been very effective to change old behaviors”
– Daniel Morreale, VP & CIO of Hunterdon Healthcare

The Ping Pong Table- Shaping our Culture Daily!

Offices are often labeled as the employee’s second home for many comparable reasons.  As Grandma Betty Crocker may be a staple in your family, our ping pong table is a staple here at SADA. You’re probably thinking, ‘ping pong at a tech company – groundbreaking’, but let me explain: While many offices purchase a ping […]

Forget Your Whiteboard and Sticky Notes – 3 Ways Jamboard Redefines Collaboration in the Cloud

The business world moves at the speed of light, so how can companies keep up with the ever-changing global landscape? As companies grow and the workforce becomes increasingly dispersed and remote, you’ll need tools that will help you overcome geographical barriers to spur visual creativity and live collaboration; in short, how will you sketch out ideas, […]

SADA Systems Launches Google Jamboard – the Reimagined Digital Whiteboard for Collaboration in the Cloud

SADA Systems has partnered with BenQ to sell Google Jamboard, a digital, interactive whiteboard for collaboration in the cloud. The 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) touch-enabled device is aimed at enhancing collaboration in the enterprise workplace.

SADA Expands Services Offering to Include Orbitera Cloud Commerce Platform

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Orbitera to provide services for their Cloud Commerce Platform.

Protecting Your Company Against Phishing Attacks

In light of recent phishing attacks, we want to ensure you are aware and armed against any future phishing attempts.

Google for Healthcare – The Next Level of Email, Collaboration, and Productivity

It’s often said that a carpenter is only as good as his or her tools. In the world of healthcare, your staff’s ability to provide superior patient care similarly hinges on the tools they’re given. That’s where Google for Healthcare can help.

SADA Systems Re-defines Employee Appreciation: Retaining Top Talent Done Right!

Employee appreciation – coffee machines that compete with the best baristas in town, endless amounts of food, ping pong tables, unlimited PTO, yoga breaks and mini fridges stocked with beer. I could be describing a great vacation, but this is becoming the gold standard of offices across the country.

Survey Results: Change Management Not Without Obstacles

SADA Systems completed a survey on organizational change management, defined here as a multi-pronged approach to improving company operations through the use of modern technologies. Working with a third party, SADA surveyed 300 IT professionals from large and midmarket organizations in the last week of March. According to industry watchers, change management can be a […]

Digital First Media Transitions 6,100 Users to Google

Digital First Media is a leader in local, multi-platform news and information, distinguished by its original content and high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets. Digital First Media is the second largest newspaper company in the United States by circulation, serving an audience of over 40 million readers on a monthly basis.

Develop, Deploy, Repeat: Build Enterprise Apps with Google App Maker

Enterprise technology is evolving to a point where solutions no longer require months to deliver. Rather, specific business issues and processes can be addressed with the rapid development of new applications with tools like Google App Maker.

SADA Systems Earns Americas Google Cloud Partner Awards for Cloud Platform and Maps Customer Success

The Google Cloud Premier Partner recently announced plans to invest several million dollars into its Google practice.

Hunterdon Healthcare Increases Adoption and Cuts Costs with Google G Suite

Hunterdon Healthcare is a health system in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, consisting of a 190-bed hospital and 60 care locations which have approximately 1 million ambulatory visits annually. The organization, founded in 1955, provides a full range of preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic inpatient and outpatient hospital and community health services.

How Google G Suite Helps Keep Your Hospital HIPAA Compliant

HIPAA compliance is a serious matter and the consequences for violations can sink the bottom line and become a roadblock to patient care.

The Serious Threat of Ransomware and How to Protect Your Hospital From Attack

Ransomware. It’s a term that has grown far too popular in hospitals across the country, with over 88% of all ransomware attacks targeting the healthcare sector (1).  By October of 2016, 14 hospitals from coast to coast, from Hollywood Presbyterian to MedStar Health in Washington DC and over a dozen in between were hit by […]

I'm Going All In on Google Cloud Search

2016 started with a punch in the gut from Google (note: that is not officially how Google’s marketing department described it). The beloved Google Search Appliance was going the way of the Dodo.

SADA Systems and Collins Engineers Launch Atom, an Asset and Resource Management Application for Regional Transportation Departments and Related Agencies

The application will allow departments/agencies to reduce costs, increase efficiency and improve public safety through streamlined management and analysis of bridges, structures, signs, roadways, field personnel and more.

Survey: Digital Transformations Complicated by Departmental Fears and Poor Communication/Employee Training

The majority (56%) of IT professionals surveyed by SADA said their organizations spent at least one million dollars on a company-wide digital transformation, but only 18% said the money had been allocated to “change management” SADA Systems recently conducted an online, digital transformation survey asking more than 350 IT professionals what worked and what didn’t […]

Introducing Google’s App Maker for G Suite

As a Google Cloud Premier Partner, we’re always excited to get our hands on early releases of new products and services. Most recently, we were part of an Early Adopter Program for Google’s new application development tool – App Maker. This workflow solution allows G Suite customers to quickly build and deploy custom apps to […]

SADA Showcases dotMaps at Designing Cities 2016

Recently, the SADA Google Maps team hit the road for Seattle to attend “Designing Cities”, a week-long conference hosted by the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO). The conference brought together hundreds of industry leaders from across the globe to discuss trends in urban street design and transportation policies. Considering that streets make up more […]

Google Drive Reporting Improved in Admin Console and Reports API

In an effort to help Google Apps admins monitor and analyze their Google Drive content, Google is now delivering audit logs in the Reports section of the Admin console, as well as the Reports API. This recent launch brings improvements to reporting, including better transparency to outside user identity, actions taken by outside users, and […]

Google Announces Google Cloud and G Suite

Google knows businesses are getting busier. With employees more plugged-in than ever, sometimes technology can actually get in the way. Technological friction and organizational silos still impact productivity for countless businesses. G Suite was designed to combat these symptoms in the enterprise. It was created to help people work together to do big things. Yesterday, Google announced […]

Top 4 Google Hangouts Tips

Google Hangouts are great, simply tool for text or video chats. Downloading the Hangouts app can help iOS users communicate with Android users in place of FaceTime. Using Hangouts can help businesses collaborate on documents and get more done. Here we share the top 4 tips for using Hangouts to communicate with ease.

SADA Systems Welcomes Mitesh Patel to Lead Consulting Services

We’re very excited to welcome Mitesh Patel to the SADA Systems family. Mitesh recently joined SADA as Vice President of Consulting Services. He joins SADA after serving many years in leadership and management roles at Neudesic, a Microsoft partner. Mitesh spoke to us about his plans on the job and industry trends.

Google Drive FAQs, Answered

What happens if I remove a file from Drive? If you own the file you remove, it’s automatically removed from Drive on all of your devices and on the web. Removed files are moved to Trash in Drive and still count towards your total storage, until you permanently delete them on the web.

5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could do with Google

Millions of users take advantage of Google’s vast range of services daily, from the flagship Google Search to the GPS-enabled Maps app. People trust Google because they have a product for seemingly every need. But more than that, their entire suite of offerings work together seamlessly to create a superior user experience.

7 Cool Google G Suite Add Ons

While G Suite applications themselves are powerful for productivity, there are tools available to help you get even more out of them. As an award-winning Google partner, we’ve made some friends who can help you do exactly that. This post is dedicated to our partners who each offer unique ways to help you make your G […]

SADA Systems Appears on Inc. Magazine’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies List for 9th Consecutive Year

      A top Google and Microsoft partner and public cloud services providerSADA has grown sales 150+% over the past three years

SADA Systems Survey: Public Cloud More Secure Than Corporate Data Centers

  IT pros surveyed by SADA have greater confidence in public cloud security and stability than they did previously and are drawn to the cloud’s flexibility and cost savings potential

Apps Ideas from a Google Marketing Director

In our recent Google Apps Summer School for Marketers, we got to speak with Google’s Marketing Director of G Suite, Maureen Bradford. Naturally, we decided to pick her brain about the marketing trends and approaches she pays attention to, and how Google Apps can help marketers tackle common marketing tasks. Watch the video or read […]

SADA Systems Named to 2016 CRN Fast Growth 150 List

List Recognizes Thriving Solution Providers in the IT Channel

3 More Ways Marketers Can Use Google Apps for Projects

Last week, we blogged a few ways marketers can use Google Apps to streamline collaboration and production. This week, we wanted to build on that and share a few more ways marketers can use Google Apps to enhance their marketing efforts. For even more hands-on help in using Google Apps for marketing, check out our […]

3 Ways Marketers Can Use G Suite

If you are in marketing, you know all too well how challenging it is to collaborate with your team and confidently publish great, approved materials. When you’re juggling multiple campaigns, countless creative files and ongoing projects, it can be challenging to keep track of everything and ensure quality control. G Suite, however, do a great […]

5 Helpful Google Drive for Work How-To’s

Curious about how you can use Google Drive for Work? Many people are aware that it is a cloud storage tool part of the G Suite suite, but not every realizes that its functionality can go beyond just simplifying how you store and share files. It allows you to store and share 30GB of files, […]

5 Gmail Tips from Power Users: Optimizing Your Inbox

With the number of business emails sent and received each day averaging 122 in 2015 (according to The Radicati Group), sifting through your inbox can be a daunting task. Email has been established as the cornerstone of professional and personal communications, with hundreds of people vying for attention in your inbox. That’s why Google has rolled […]

3 Tips for Handling Change Management with Google Apps

The quest for improved productivity within organizations of all sizes is both simultaneously unending and non-existent.  On one hand, businesses are seemingly always seeking new ways to get more done with the teams and tools they have.  On the other hand, organizations are often reluctant to part with tools which may not facilitate optimal processes […]

How Data Loss Prevention (DLP) in Gmail Works

Given that keeping data secure isn’t the most exciting process an employee ever performs, it has to be made simple, quick and reliable if it is to be followed. Google Cloud helps admins manage information security with tools like mobile device management, encryption, sharing controls and two-factor authentication. This of course cannot protect against simple […]

3-Step Meeting Scheduling in Google Hangouts

Hopefully you’ve never struggled to schedule meetings in dedicated conferencing software. However, if you have found conferencing platforms to be surprisingly, unnecessarily, aggressively difficult to navigate, you’re not alone. Google Hangouts—which is part of the G Suite suite— can be a refreshing alternative to those who have had cumbersome experiences with other tools.

Meet Data Studio 360: Google’s New Data Visualization Tool

As big data continues its dominance of business and IT news, line of business users more than ever want intuitive ways to tell narratives through data. Data visualization is a great advancement helping business users go beyond just data and analytics to drive true business insights. As part of its larger Google Analytics 360 Suite, […]

Google Maps Street Views From the Ocean Floor

While SADA Systems is considered a pretty great place to work according to Inc. Magazine, there might be a cooler job out there—Google Street View underwater camera operator.  

Google Updates: AI and ML Drive Google Springboard and Improvements to Sites

What do Search, artificial intelligence (AI) and productivity all have in common? They’ve all found a comfortable home in Google’s new search product, Springboard.

CRN Names SADA Systems to 2016 Solution Provider 500 List

CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has included SADA Systems on its 2016 Solution Provider 500 list once again! The list is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants in North America by revenue. It is also CRN’s primary channel partner award list, serving as the industry standard […]

What is the Cloud 2.0 and How Will it Use Big Data?

The last two decades have been an especially exciting time to watch technology. We slowly understood and embraced the Internet, we slowly wrapped our minds around the concept of a cloud, and now we get to watch the genesis of “Cloud 2.0”.  So what is it? Where does Cloud 2.0’s distinction from the original cloud […]

SADA Systems Named Best Workplace by Inc. Magazine

SADA Systems, a global leader in cloud transformation and strategic IT solutions, was named to Inc.’s inaugural 50 Best Workplaces, the first such measurement of American companies with up to 500 employees that deploy state-of-the-art techniques to keep their staff happy and productive.

How G Suite Drives ROI

Since the advent of the wheel, humans have always sought to simplify their efforts through the use of better tools.  With simple tools, it is easy to discern how they work, how they add value.  Hit a nail with a hammer, the nail is firmly secured.  The hammer performed a helpful task.  Assessing the effectiveness […]

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San Antonio Housing Authority Creates Dynamic Communities With the Help of G Suite

San Antonio non-profit uses Google Drive and and Google Apps to collaborate on housing project documents.

San Antonio Housing Authority Creates Dynamic Communities with the Help of G Suite

  “It has been a great experience working with SADA, from initial testing and strategy, to project management, to migration and support.” -Jo Ana Alvarado, Director of Innovative Technology, SAHA The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) provides quality affordable housing assistance to over 65,000 children, adults and senior citizens, providing a foundation to improve lives […]

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Grindr Drives ROI With Google Maps API Geospatial Targeting

Grindr uses geospatial targeting for marketing through Google Maps and drives higher ROI and engagement.

SADA Systems is named Google Maps Global Partner of the Year for Second Consecutive Year

  Award presented by Google Cloud at TeamWork 2016, its annual partner summit, recognizing partners for excellence in sales and support to customers SADA Systems today announces its recognition by Google Cloud as the 2015 Global Partner of the Year for Google Maps for the second consecutive year. The award was presented at TeamWork 2016, […]

5 Real Life Examples of How Google is Transforming Retail Technology

In the retail industry, information notoriously follows a top down structure, and the culture tends to revolve around command and control. From managers to store representatives, employees often lack resources to share ideas and communicate amongst peers through structured, collaborative channels. These issues often make it difficult to capture and replicate innovative practices or empower […]

Verizon Shutting Down its Public Cloud – What this Means for Current Customers

News was recently released that Verizon is shutting down two of its public cloud services, giving customers just a couple months to find an alternative platform for their data and systems. What is Being Shut Down? This move is not unexpected, rather it is a confirmation of what many industry leaders have been predicting. Two services […]

Creative Circle Connects Talent with Opportunities Using Google Search for Work

Creative Circle is an innovative staffing company that specializes in connecting advertising, marketing, creative and digital professionals with companies seeking talent. Creative Circle began to recognize a trend toward a more virtual workplace; a client in Boston might be in need of a perfectly qualified candidate based in New York who could complete a project […]

Google Search Transitioning to the Cloud – What Does This Mean for GSA Customers?

Recently Google announced plans to wind down sales of the hardware-based Google Search Appliance (GSA) effective March 21, 2016 with roadmap to innovate Google enterprise search to provide a cloud-based solution. What does this mean for current GSA customers? Rest assured, this change will not have any immediate impact on your use of the GSA. […]

5 Tips for Setting Up an Effective Onboarding Plan with Google Apps

According to the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), newly hired employees are 58 percent more likely to still be at the company three years later if they had a structured onboarding process. Beyond that, effective employee onboarding programs are found to increase employee performance by up to 11 percent. We all know how difficult […]

SADA Systems Recognized for Excellence in Cloud Managed IT Support and Services

SADA Systems, global leaders in cloud computing and strategic IT solutions, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named SADA Systems to its 2016 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Its top-notch […]

SADA Systems All Hands: How We’re Going to Own 2016

This post is a recap of SADA Systems’ All Hands 2016 – a week where everyone at the company comes together from all corners of the nation, including our partners, to materialize our strategy for the upcoming year. It’s an “all hands on deck” mindset – where we plan, review, celebrate, and set new goals […]

Inspiring Young Tech Enthusiasts and Granting Hannah’s Wish

The holidays are a wonderful time of year for many families coming together and celebrating. However, for some, it’s tough to enjoy the festivities when a family member is battling cancer or other illnesses. Our CEO, Tony Safoian, was honored last week to support a very special family in a very tangible way: granting the […]

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Arrowpointe Provides Sales Teams With Critical Customer Data Using Google Maps APIs

“SADA Systems served as our subject matter expert for everything Google Maps.” – Scott Hemmeter, CEO, Arrowpointe Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client Arrowpointe is a technology company focused on developing interactive mapping applications to help organizations obtain geospatial insights and apply geodata to business processes. The company’s core focus […]

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Creative Circle Connects Talent and Opportunities Using Google Enterprise Search

Creative Circle is an innovative staffing company that specializes in connecting advertising, marketing, creative and digital professionals with companies seeking talent. Spread across 22 offices in the United States and Canada, Creative Circle is known for unparalleled insight, speed and accuracy in matching job seekers with employment opportunities.

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First Mortgage Leverages G Suite for Anytime, Anywhere Collaboration

“I would recommend SADA Systems – the value they have added makes real sense for us.” Francis Lau, Director of IT, First Mortgage Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client First Mortgage Corporation (FMC) is a direct, residential mortgage lender headquartered in Southern California and serving borrowers throughout the Southwest since […]

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ALPI Goes Google Cloud – Increasing Collaboration and Efficiency

Albini & Pitigliani (ALPI) is a globally renowned transportation and logistics freight forwarding company based in Italy, with eight offices in the United States. ALPI covers every aspect of freight forwarding including airfreight, seafreight, ground transportation, express courier service, logistics services and consulting, overload transports, and more. Founded in 1945, ALPI delivers to more than 270 destinations.

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DogVacay Fetches Local Pet Sitters With Google Maps

With Google Maps, integrated by SADA Systems, DogVacay allows pet owners to locate hosts nearby simply by typing in a zip code or street address. Potential hosts are pinpointed on an interactive map linking to profiles that detail the pet sitter’s experience, certifications, price and other details.

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Seattle Department of Transportation Gains Immediate Cost Savings With dotMaps

Seattle Department of Transportation Gains Immediate Cost Savings with SADA Systems’ Project Coordination Application, dotMaps Share: SADA’s project coordination and planning application is projected to save SDOT $7 million within the first year Overview and Challenge The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is tasked with building and managing infrastructure for a rapidly growing, vibrant West Coast city. […]

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Sunrider Communicates Worldwide In Real-Time With G Suite

The Sunrider Corporation, or Sunrider International, is a privately owned company headquartered in Torrance, California,. Sunrider manufactures health, beauty, food, and household products at four manufacturing plants: Southern California, China, Singapore, and Taiwan. Sunrider does business in 42 countries and operates offices in 22 countries. The company has thousands of franchise stores and tens of thousands of independent business owners and authorized business owners internationally.

SADA Systems Ranks Among 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies by Los Angeles Business Journal

SADA Systems is honored to once again be named one of the 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Business Journal. “At SADA, we believe that technology can empower people to transform their world. More than tools, technology or solutions, it’s about the way people live and work,” said Tony […]

Google Maps for Work: Make Location-Based Information Work for You

Who are your customers? Where are they coming from? Where are your field reps? Your competitors? Are your stores trending up, or down? Learn how Google Maps for Work can help you gain actionable, location-based business intelligence by customizing the most comprehensive, accurate and familiar mapping layer for your business. Did you know 63% of […]

Google Drive Just Got More Secure – What it Means for Google Apps Customers

Earlier this week, Google announced some crucial enhancements to Google Drive which are changing the game for data security and user privacy – as well as the fact that it just passed one million active users. Google has now introduced new data retention and legal hold capabilities, along with an additional ISO certification to bolster […]

West Chester University Engages Current and Prospective Students with the Google Search Appliance

  “The Google Search Appliance has set us apart from other institutions. Students and staff can quickly find whatever information they need through a single search box on our website.”  Kimberly Slattery, Director of Web Services, West Chester University With more than 16,600 students, West Chester University is the largest of the 14 schools of the […]

SADA Systems Named to 2015 CRN Fast Growth 150 List for the Fifth Time

  SADA Systems is pleased to announce that we have ranked #32 on The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN® Fast Growth 150 list of North America’s largest technology integrators. Based on gross revenue over the two-year period from 2012 to 2014, The Fast Growth 150 list ranks solution providers based in North America with significant economic growth. […]

Editorial Projects in Education Boosts Website Visitor Engagement

  “What we achieved with the Google Search Appliance was content discoverability on our website, keeping users engaged by providing the ability to easily sift through decades of published content.”  Chris Hansford, Chief Information Officer, Editorial Projects in Education Client Editorial Projects in Education (EPE) is a non-profit B2B publishing organization focused on education news […]

How Google Places API Streamlines Ecommerce and Increases User Retention

As ecommerce professionals know, each additional step in the checkout process is an excuse for a customer to abandon the purchase. Forced account creation and a complicated checkout process account for 41% of order abandonment. As a result, ecommerce professionals do everything they can to reduce friction in their funnels by streamlining the checkout process […]

Arrowpointe Provides Sales Teams with Visual Customer Data Using Google Maps APIs

  “With Google Maps’ global presence and accuracy, our clients can interact geospatially with customer information in Salesforce whether they are in the United States or on the other side of the world.”  Scott Hemmeter, CEO, Arrowpointe   Client Arrowpointe is a technology company focused on developing interactive mapping applications to help organizations obtain geospatial […]

SADA Systems Ranks on 2015 Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies as 8-Time Honoree

  SADA Systems is thrilled to announce our ranking on Inc. 5000 as No. 1732 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. SADA is recognized as an 8-time honoree for […]

Google and SADA Systems Tackle Government Challenges with Innovation Labs

  Google’s Government Innovation Labs is an initiative which provides various government officials with access to Google’s enterprise technology, developers and experts to contribute to county improvement projects. Google’s regional manager for state and local government James Waterman announced the official launch of the program at the Government and Social Media Conference and Expo in […]

What’s New in G Suite: Top 6 Latest Updates

  Google continues to roll out a steady stream of updates improving the mobility, security and functionality of its G Suite suite of advanced cloud productivity tools. Below are six of the most important and recent updates that provide Apps users and admins with more opportunities to work effectively and collaboratively in the cloud: 1. […]

The ROI of G Suite: 2015 Forrester Research Report

  Businesses today, in an effort to remain competitive, often pursue enterprise cloud solutions to save costs and improve efficiency and productivity. However, the question often remains – Where exactly do these IT cost savings come from? What are the true business benefits of cloud transformation, and how does it affect overall productivity and business […]

SADA Systems Named 2015 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles

As a company that competes for the best talent, SADA Systems is thrilled to announce that we have been ranked #16 on the top 100 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group. One of our top priorities has been making SADA the best place to work, […]

SADA Systems Expands into East Region with a New Office in Washington D.C.

  SADA Systems is thrilled to announce the opening of a new office in Washington D.C. Having experienced unprecedented success in the West Region over the last decade, we are now strengthening our East Region operations in order to meet the increasing demand for strategic cloud solutions and services for enterprise, education, and public sector […]

The Evolving Role of the CIO: Personal Tech Cloud and Security

  What Every CIO Should Understand About Today’s IT With tech being driven forward so strongly by both employee demand for consumer technologies as well the as the immense opportunity for business transformation, organizations can no longer rely on the old change management cycles to drive their business forward. The ability to advance at the […]

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SADA Systems Moves OshKosh Area School District to Google Apps for Education and Google Sites

“It went as good or better than any deployment I’ve experienced in my 20 years in IT.” David Gundlach, Director of Application Services, Oshkosh Area School District Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client Oshkosh Area School District is a 10,000 K-12 student community spread across 21 physical sites around Oshkosh, […]

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University of San Diego Revolutionizes Study Abroad with WISE, Built on Google Maps and Google Cloud Platform

“WISE can start bridging the gap by applying a student’s reading comprehension skills to the real world.” – Avi Badwal, Senior Director of Technologies, University of San Diego Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client The University of San Diego (USD), a private Catholic university established in 1949, is a thriving academic institution […]

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SADA Helps Massachusetts College of Art and Design Move to G Suite for Education

“I Would Highly Recommend SADA To Any Other Higher Education Institution.” – Julie Barrett, Director of IT, Massachusetts College of Art and Design Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client SADA helps Massachusetts College of Arts and Design move to G Suite for Education.* Business Challenge Massachusetts College of Art and […]

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Virginia Commonwealth University Improves User Experience for Students and Educators with G Suite

“Our intention has been to make the user experience easier.” – Scott Davis, Director of Application Services, Virginia Commonwealth University Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is a higher education urban university with 32,000 students and 8,000 staff and faculty members. Business Challenge Virginia Commonwealth University […]

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City of Monterey Empowers City-Wide Advancement and Saves Cost with G Suite

City Of Monterey Empowers City-Wide Advancement and Saves Cost With G Suite Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client The City of Monterey in Monterey County is located on the southern edge of Monterey Bay, on Central California’s Pacific coast. Business Challenge The Information Services team for the City of Monterey […]

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Franklin County Communicates and Collaborates Effectively with G Suite and Google Vault

“I have nothing but positive things to say about the project and the SADA team.” – Sean Crager, Chief Information Officer Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client Franklin County is a county located in South Central Pennsylvania and is comprised of 15 townships and 7 boroughs. It encompasses 771.9 square […]

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HotSchedules Transforms Restaurant Operations with G Suite

“SADA Systems really guided and shaped the implementation from start to finish.” – Ben Albert, Enterprise IT Manager, HotSchedules Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client HotSchedules is a software solution company that provides scheduling and other back-office applications to restaurant and hospitality customers. Currently serving more than 1.8 million users […]

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West Chester University Engages Current and Prospective Students and Faculty with the Google Search Appliance

“The Google Search Appliance has set us apart from other institutions.” – Kimberly Slattery, Director of Web Services, West Chester University Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client With more than 16,600 students, West Chester University is the largest of the 14 schools that make up Pennsylvania State University Systems of […]

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Editorial Projects in Education Engages Website Visitors with the Google Search Appliance

“What we achieved with the Google Search Appliance was content discoverability on our website.” – Chris Hansford, Chief Information Officer, Editorial Projects in Education Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client Editorial Projects in Education (EPE) is a non-profit B2B publishing organization focused on education news and policy. EPE is the […]

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SADA Systems Helps Virgin Mobile Deliver a Customized User Experience with G Suite

“The SADA guys were terrific. The project price was reasonable and the turn-around time was only 2 weeks.” – Lisa Freeman, Director of HR & Communications, Virgin Mobile Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Customer Virgin Mobile USA is a mobile telephone company that is a joint venture between Sir Richard […]

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Tixsee Builds a Slam-Dunk Ticket-Buying Experience For the Dallas Mavericks Using Google Maps APIs

“When you go to a basketball game, you want to make sure you get great seats, secure an awesome view of the court and are able to find your way around the arena. That’s what we’re doing for fans of the Dallas Mavericks with our Tixsee platform, an immersive shopping experience that lets people see the view from their seats before purchasing.” – Brett Dowling, Founder and President, Tixsee

Customer Story: Aerotech

SADA Helps Aerotech Collaborate Seamlessly With G Suite

Since their establishment in 1970, Aerotech Inc. has been designing and manufacturing high performance motion control and positioning systems for customers around the world in various different industries. Their headquarters are in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but some of their 375 employees work around the globe in subsidiary sales and services offices in England, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, and China.

Customer Story: LACMA

SADA Systems Helps LACMA Go Google & Save $125,000 Annually

LACMA, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, drove a $125,000 annual cost savings on servers, maintenance, and licenses by switching to Google G Suite.

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Berkeley County Schools Students and Staff Connect and Engage Using G Suite

“SADA did a great job of finding out what we wanted to happen and when we wanted it to happen.” David Kenney, Director of Research and Technology, Berkeley County Schools Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Business Challenges Prior to moving to G Suite* for Education, Berkeley County Schools’ central administrative […]

SADA Systems Strengthens Security of Customer Data with Successful Completion of SOC 2 Type II Audit

SADA Systems is pleased to announce that we have successfully completed the SOC 2 Type II audit, one of the highest data security standards in the industry. SADA Systems met the SOC 2 Type II standards for security with no exceptions. The SOC 2 Type II audit, completed by an independent Certified Public Accounting firm, […]

SADA Systems Announces Enterprise Support Services: Premium Cloud Support and Managed Services

At SADA Systems, we are dedicated to ensuring that your cloud environment is optimized and always running smoothly. In response to the significant and evolving need for cloud support, we are pleased to announce a new offering: Enterprise Support Services (ESS). As a cloud solutions provider and managed services provider (MSP), the nature of our […]

Understanding the Google Search Appliance: Bridging the Gap Between Users and Information

Search engines like Google.com have made sifting through billions of records on the internet almost instantaneous. Quality, relevant information is a click away. However, how does that compare to the time it takes to find relevant information within your own organization? What if you could do a Google search within your company’s data? The premise […]

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Z Gallerie Boosts Productivity in Stores Nationwide With G Suite

After realizing that more than 50% of their workforce was already using Gmail, Digital First Media decided to go Google.

The Top Five Ways to Use Google Apps in Manufacturing

Manufacturing companies around the world are discovering new and innovative ways to leverage G Suite to streamline operations and empower employees in order to accelerate product cycles and grow business. Below are the top five ways manufacturing companies today are realizing benefits with the Google Apps suite of productivity apps.

SADA Systems Named to the 2015 CRN Solution Provider 500 (SP500)

SADA Systems is thrilled to announce that we have once again been named to The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN® Solution Provider 500, recognizing North America’s largest 500 technology integrators. The annual list, spanning eight categories, from hardware and software sales to managed IT services, recognizes the top revenue-generating technology integrators, MSPs and IT consultants in […]

How to Protect Your Organization from Risky Third-Party Applications

  Today’s guest blogger is Ben Howard, Global Partner Manager, BetterCloud The adoption of cloud platforms over the past few years has brought huge benefits to organizations of all shapes and sizes. Specifically, Google Apps presents immense opportunities to leverage the power of third-party applications for even more benefits, like increased collaboration, productivity, communication, and more. […]

SADA Systems Provides Secure and Streamlined Management for Cloud Environments with Scalr

  Organizations today, under constant pressure to innovate, often turn to cloud solutions to leverage the agility and cost benefits. These benefits frequently develop into a major challenge – the management of complex cloud environments. Scalr developed its Cloud Management Platform (CMP) to address the multiple, conflicting needs of an enterprise adopting cloud. Instead of […]

Navigating the Stormy Weather of Organizational Transformation

In the neverending quest to keep up with ever-changing business models and maintain a competitive edge in today’s marketplace, many businesses undertake perilous and often unsuccessful organizational transformation processes. Armed with inspiration and high hopes for success, these businesses embark on a transformative journey, expecting smooth sailing and sunny, positive outcomes. Unfortunately, many become flooded […]

SADA CEO Tony Safoian Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 Finalist

  SADA Systems is proud to announce that our CEO & President, Tony Safoian has been named a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Awards in Greater Los Angeles. This prestigious awards program is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as […]

SADA Systems Partners with Switch Communications

Nearly 80% of businesses today are using legacy phone systems that require hardware upgrades, patching, and maintenance that are quite costly for companies. For each phone system, companies are forced to buy hardware for each employee and sign contracts with several different carriers to make the phones ring in each office location.

Top Three Reasons You Should Build Your Next Website or Web Application on Google Cloud Platform

  In late 2013, Sony Music featured One Direction in what became the biggest livestream music event ever held on YouTube – “1D Day”. One of the many testaments to the power and reliability of Google Cloud Platform was this massive event, powered by a web application they built in just three weeks. Scalability and […]

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Oregon Anesthesiology Group Empowers Employees with Secure, Real-Time Collaboration with G Suite

“SADA Systems’ professionals are knowledgeable, experienced and responsive.” Mark Goodman, MS. Sr. Programmer Analyst, Oregon Anesthesiology Group Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client Oregon Anesthesiology Group is comprised of over 200 Board Certified/Eligible anesthesiologists, providing a wide spectrum of treatment settings in state-of-the-art anesthesia and peri-operative medical care for over […]

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Northwestern University Delivers a Seamless User Experience With G Suite Single Sign-On and Customization

“The quality of the development work is very good.” Ron Blitz, Technical Services Analyst, Northwestern University Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Customer Northwestern University is a private institution with campuses in Chicago and Evanston, Illinois. Challenges Northwestern University needed a seamless and integrated way to allow their students to “opt-in” […]

Google Search Favors Mobile-Friendly Sites: What the Change Means for Businesses

  Earlier this year, Google announced it would be making a significant change to the Google Search algorithm in order to favor mobile-friendly sites in search rankings. Google has been encouraging businesses for years to tailor website content and design for mobile devices, and is now making a push to reward sites that make it […]

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King, Krebs & Jurgens Streamlines Legal Administration with Google Apps

“I did not think our migration to Google Apps was going to be easy. SADA systems proved me wrong.” Johnston Smith, IT Director, King, Krebs & Jurgens Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Customer King, Krebs & Jurgens is a New Orleans, Louisiana based law firm that was founded with a […]

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Moline School District Enables Mobility and Saves Costs with Google Apps

“I was thoroughly impressed with the project and the response from the SADA team.” Craig Reid, Educational Technology Team Leader, Moline School District Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client Moline School District No. 40 is located in Moline, Illinois and consists of 12 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 1 […]

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Lyon Real Estate’s Mobile Workforce Increases Productivity with Google Apps

“Moving everyone to the Google Cloud allows us to be nimble and do acquisitions and onboarding faster and more easily, along with divesting papers when needed. SADA has been an instrumental partner for us, both from technical expertise and change management.” ichael Hava, IT Director, Lyon Real Estate Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to […]

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SADA Systems Migrates IKANO’s 20,000 Users to Google Apps

“We are extremely pleased with the development and project management services.” Douglas Pollei, VP Internet Strategy and Corporate Development, IKANO Communications Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client IKANO Communications is an IP solutions provider of aggregated networks and private-labeled services to ISPs, organizations, and businesses, with over 1000 domains and […]

UCLA and the Henri Gerard Desgranges Foundation Provide Quality Medical Care to Haiti with Google Drive

  The Henri Gerard Desgranges Foundation (HGDF) is a non profit organization, recently partnered with the UCLA Blum Center on Health and Poverty in Latin America to provide medical aid, education, and support to Petit Goave, Haiti, and surrounding rural areas. Petit Goave, the former capital of Haiti, is a once-bustling coastal town inside a […]

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SADA Systems Migrates Over 120,000 Kent State University Students and Staff to Google Apps

“Google Apps has reduced the administrative strain on IT resources allowing us to focus on key objectives.” Ed Mahon, Vice President for Information Services & CIO, Kent State University Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Customer Kent State University‘s eight-campus system, one of the largest regional systems in the country, serves […]

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The World Wildlife Fund Works More Effectively with Google Apps

“SADA Systems was extremely helpful through this entire migration.” WWF Spokesperson Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Customer For more than 45 years, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has been protecting the future of nature. The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million […]

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Singapore American School Provides Students with a Customized, Seamless Login Experience with Google Apps

“The customization greatly reduces our effort in managing the student log-in and password management.” Ron N, Project Manager, Singapore American School Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Customer Established in 1956, the Singapore American School (SAS) is an independent, non-profit, co-educational day school offering an American based curriculum for preschool through […]

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SADA Systems Migrates over 40,000 Louisiana State University Students and Staff to Google Apps

“Moving everyone to the Google Cloud allows us to be nimble and do acquisitions and onboarding faster and more easily, along with divesting papers when needed. SADA has been an instrumental partner for us, both from technical expertise and change management.” Bob Kinney, VP of Information Technology for DFM’s Western region Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates […]

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Kansas State Department of Wildlife and Parks Leverages the Benefits of the Cloud with G Suite

“SADA was really helpful; they answered all of my questions.” Kansas Department Wildlife & Parks Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite SADA Systems assists State Department of Wildlife and Parks with a G Suite* workaround to comply with strict federal IT guidelines that limited storage to U.S. only data centers. Customer […]

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The Bryant School District Migrates to G Suite With SADA Systems to Provide a Unique Learning Experience

“SADA’s management team was great, and their support team and programmers made this project a success.” Tait Shrum, IT Director, Bryant School District Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Customer The Bryant School District currently serves approximately 7,800 students in the city of Bryant, Arkansas and its surrounding communities. Known as […]

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SADA Systems Transitions Denver Seminary to Google Apps

“I would recommend SADA Systems to everyone looking to deploy Google Apps in their environment.” Jason Adams, Director of IT, Denver Seminary Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Customer Founded in 1950, Denver Seminary offers a number of masters and doctoral level programs for clergy, counselors and other faith workers. The […]

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The Bakersfield Californian Keeps Kern County Informed With G Suite

The SADA team’s goal for the G Suite migration was for it to go as smoothly as possible. Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Company The Bakersfield Californian is an independent, family-owned newspaper and media company. Originally published in 1866 as The Weekly Courier, it was the county’s first newspaper. Today, The […]

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With Google Apps, Norwell Public Schools Provides Students and Staff with Convenient and Reliable Technology

“SADA Systems was extremely helpful through this entire migration.” NPS Administration Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Customer Norwell, Massachusetts is a centuries-old town just twenty-five miles southeast of Boston that is experiencing rapid growth and a consequent push towards modernity. The public schools in Norwell include two elementary schools, one […]

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A World of Tile Experiences Increased Ease of Business Communication With G Suite

SADA Systems collaborated with World of Tile to make the modification to G Suite as seamless as possible. Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Customer A World of Tile, founded in 1989 in Denver, CO, is a company that specializes in providing tile flooring for your home. World of Tile focuses […]

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Ottawa-Carleton District School Board Improves Student Collaboration, Research and Organization with Chromebooks

“Moving everyone to the Google Cloud allows us to be nimble and do acquisitions and onboarding faster and more easily, along with divesting papers when needed. SADA has been an instrumental partner for us, both from technical expertise and change management.” Bob Kinney, VP of Information Technology for DFM’s Western region Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates […]

The Top Five Ways to Leverage Google Apps to Streamline Business

  Leading organizations around the world have been empowered to innovate and grow their business in new ways with Google technologies. Here are a few ways they are using Google Apps to achieve competitive advantage and enhance customer experience. 1. Manage Brand Assets Securely Securely storing, accessing and sharing digital content is a massive endeavor […]

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The Cleveland Institute of Art Communicates Effectively with Students with Custom Google API Tool

“We could not be happier with SADA’s product.” Michael Kimmel, Director of Information Technology, The Cleveland Institute of Art Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Customer For 125 years, The Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) has had a reputation for being one of the premier professional arts and design colleges in […]

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SADA Systems Helps Wilfrid Laurier University Complete a Seamless Transition to Google Apps

Google Apps has increased the collaborative capability and educational prowress of WLU’s classrooms. Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Customer Established in 1911 and named in honour of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the seventh Prime Minister of Canada, Wilfrid Laurier University (Wilfrid Laurier) offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs […]

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Consolidated High School District 230 Facilitates Anytime, Anywhere Learning with Google Apps

“The migration was flawless – it was great to have SADA as a partner.” John Connolly, Director of Technology, Consolidated High School District 230 Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client Consolidated High School District 230 (The District 230 or D230) is made up of three high schools in Illinois: Victor […]

SADA Systems Named to the MSPMentor 501 Global Edition of the World's Top Managed Services Providers

  SADA Systems is thrilled to once again be recognized on Penton Technology’s 8th Annual MSPMentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top managed services providers (MSPs). SADA Systems ranked #209 on the Global MSPMentor 501 list  as well as #167 on the Top 200 North America Managed Services Providers. “SADA […]

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Victoria Junior College Saves Time and Costs with Google Apps

“SADA’s Email List Tool has certainly helped me in my work as the administrator of Google Apps.” Josef Tan, Arts Department, Victoria Junior College Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Customer One of the first 10 Google Apps for Enterprise partners worldwide, and initial contributor to the Google Apps Open Source […]

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Wagner College Works with SADA Systems to Ensure a Smooth Transition to Google Apps

“I always felt that we were in good hands.” Frank Cafasso, Network Operations, Wagner College Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Customer Located in Staten Island, New York, Wagner College has distinguished itself for over 100 years. Founded in 1883 as a Proseminary for Lutheran ministers, Wagner College has grown into […]

Looking for a Great Place to Work? Join the SADA Team

  Today’s blogger is Annette Davidsen: Generalist, Culture & People at SADA Systems As a company that competes for the best talent, one of our top priorities has been making SADA the best place to work. From competitive compensation and benefits to a dynamic work environment, we’ve worked hard to make sure that SADA is a […]

Innovation in Security: How Does Google Protect Your Data?

  Security has long been a top priority for Google. However, cybersecurity is becoming an increasingly vital IT concern; according to Computerworld’s annual Forecast survey of IT executives, security spending is at the top of the priority list for 2015 with 46% of IT leaders increasing their security budget this year. Google is taking security […]

What’s Your Next Career Move? Growth and Opportunities at SADA

  Today’s blogger is Annette Davidsen: Generalist, Culture & People at SADA Systems Do you want to work at a place where every day is different? Where new and evolving technologies, strategies, and ideas keep you constantly moving forward with new projects? Do you want to be on the leading edge of enterprise technology, implementing the […]

SADA Systems Names Matt Lawrence as Chief Operating Officer

  SADA Systems is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Lawrence to Chief Operating Officer, a new position within SADA Systems. He is an accomplished executive with a proven track record of leading high-growth companies. As a Google Cloud Premier Partner, we’ve seen tremendous success in implementing innovative cloud solutions for enterprise and public […]

Announcing User Adoption Consulting: Drive Employee Awareness and Engagement

  SADA Systems is pleased to announce a new User Adoption Consulting program, a strategic framework that drives transformation in business processes, individual behaviors and organizational culture. According to a 2014 study by the Association for Talent Management, 70% of organizational change initiatives end in failure. As a global leader in cloud computing and IT […]

Creative Circle Connects Talent with Opportunities Using Google Search for Work

  Today’s blog post is a case study featuring SADA Systems’ Google Search Appliance consulting and implementation for Creative Circle.  “The Google Search Appliance tool has broken down information silos and differentiated us from other companies by revolutionizing the speed, simplicity, and accuracy in how we find experienced and talented candidates to match our clients’ […]

SADA Systems Named 2014 Global Partner of the Year for Google Maps

  SADA Systems is thrilled to announce that we have been named 2014 Partner of the Year for Google Maps for Work at TeamWork 2015, the Google Cloud Annual Partner Summit, recognizing our continued commitment to increasing product adoption of customers on Google Maps for Work and growing both our workforce and expertise in order […]

Bringing Google Search to Life with Twigkit: Know Your Customer

  SADA Systems recently announced our partnership with Twigkit, an innovative software built to optimize and transform search results generated by the Google Search Appliance into valuable, interactive customer insights. The Google Search Appliance was built to reduce time employees spend searching for company data by bringing the power and familiarity of Google search to […]

Professional Development: How We Do It Why It Matters

Today, more than ever, it is increasingly important for employees to be consummate students– continuing to learn, even outside of job descriptions or requirements. The world of technology in particular seems to be spinning faster and faster, and with rapid change and exciting advancements around every corner, staying one step ahead and constantly expanding one’s […]

University of San Diego Revolutionizes Study Abroad with WISE Built on Google Maps and Google Cloud Platform

  Today’s blog post is a case study featuring SADA Systems’ work for the University of San Diego building WISE, a geo-contextual social learning platform.  “Traditionally, literature is primarily taught in the classroom, but with so many advancements to Google technologies, WISE can start bridging the gap by applying a student’s reading comprehension skills to […]

SADA Systems and Twigkit Partner to Deliver Better User Experience for Google Search for Work

  SADA is thrilled to announce that we are partnering with Twigkit software to provide an easy search capability for enterprise as well as social features for Google Search Appliance customers. IDC reports that employees spend approximately 38% of their time unsuccessfully searching and re-creating content. Google Search for Work with Google Search Appliance is designed […]

FCC Changes E-Rate Rules to Create New Opportunities for EDU Tech

  Today’s guest blogger is Michael Higby, Senior Business Development Manager It was the mid 1990s. Bill Clinton was in the White House. Mike Piazza was slamming home runs out of Dodger Stadium as if there were no tomorrow. At the movies, “As if!” was Alicia Silverstone’s favorite catch phrase. Boyz II Men were rocketing […]

Unlimited PTO (Yes Unlimited): Why SADA is the Best Place to Work

As CEO of SADA Systems, I’m so proud of my team for the amazing work we’ve accomplished together in the last 14 years.  Just like we strive to exceed our customers’ expectations, we also strive to make our employees happy so they enjoy what they do and feel SADA is the best place to work. […]

SADA Systems All Hands: Bring it On 2015

  Today’s guest blogger is Orkideh Shahidi, Director of People Operations at SADA Systems All Hands 2015. With our remote employees spilling in from every corner of the country, key partners anxiously preparing to share their roadmaps, and the kitchen overflowing with snacks, SADA Systems kicked off 2015 with our 3rd Annual “All Hands On […]

Innovation in Technology with Google Cloud

  This blog is a recap of a webinar guided by Google Sales Engineer Charles Baer and SADA Systems’ Director of Strategic Initiatives Derek Lin, “Innovation in Technology with Google Cloud.” What’s new and exciting at Google? Google has been hard at work coming out with many new and innovative products and services, boasting an […]

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City of Chicago Manages the Public Way with Application Built on Google Cloud

Chicago Department of Transportation Revolutionizes Project Management with dotMaps Application Powered by Google Share: DigitalFirst Media migrates 6000+ users to Google G Suite Client The Chicago Department of Transportation’s mission is to keep the City of Chicago’s surface transportation networks and public way safe for users, environmentally sustainable, and in a state of good repair. Business […]

Increase Mobile Workforce Efficiency with Google Maps for Work

  This blog is a recap of a webinar guided by SADA Systems’ Brian Webb, Google Maps Business Development Manager, and James Price, Geo Solutions Architect: “Increase Mobile Workforce Efficiency and Improve Customer Service with Google Maps for Work.”   Google Maps for Work is an enterprise level application that builds upon the Google Maps […]

ALPI Goes Google Cloud – Increasing Collaboration and Efficiency

  Today’s blog post is a case study featuring SADA Systems’ G Suite consultation and deployment services for ALPI.  Client: Albini & Pitigliani (ALPI) Website: www.alpiworld.com Organization size: 120 Users Country or Region: Elk Grove Village, Illinois Industry: Transportation and Logistics SADA Service(s): G Suite Implementation     “Since moving to Google Apps, we save at least 15-20 hours […]

Hopkins School: Working Smarter with Google Apps for Education

  Today’s blog post is a case study featuring SADA Systems’ Google Apps for Education consultation, deployment, and training services for Hopkins School!  Client: Hopkins School Website: www.hopkins.edu Organization size: 900+ Users Country or Region: New Haven, Connecticut Industry: Education 7-12 SADA Service(s): Google Apps for Education implementation   “Moving to Google Apps For Education has been our single most […]

Innovation: From Strategy to Reality with Google's Premier Partner

  In light of Google’s recent announcement regarding new incentives for top Google Cloud partners, we wanted to clarify what this means not just for SADA Systems as a Google Premier Partner, but how it will benefit our customers by empowering them with the innovation provided by effective and innovative use of Google’s powerful productivity […]

#GivingTuesday: Movember Staches at the SADA Office

  Movember (formerly known as November), challenges men to grow moustaches during the month of November to spark conversation and raise vital funds for its men’s health programs.  It’s a time where things get a little hairy at the SADA office. Staches are sprouting left and right as our coworkers and friends make a personal […]

Working Without Limits with Google Drive for Work

  Google Drive for Work: Unlimited Storage and Accessibility Employees need to be productive wherever they may be. With a rapidly increasing number of employees working remotely, while traveling, or across great distance, employees need a communication and collaboration solution that allows them to work together from anywhere, and across any device. Furthermore, the amount […]

LACMA Increases Collaboration and Saves Cost with G Suite

  Today’s blog post is a case study featuring SADA Systems’ G Suite consultation, deployment, and training services for LACMA!  Client: Los Angeles County Museum of Art Website: https://www.lacma.org/ Organization size: More than 450 users Country or Region: Los Angeles, CA Industry: Museums SADA Service(s): G Suite implementation “We estimated our annual costs savings at $125,000 based on servers, maintenance, productivity, […]

An Inside Look at Joining the SADA Team

  Over the past few years, SADA Systems has demonstrated our ability to thrive and grow in the ever-changing technology industry. In just the past few months, we have been thrilled to win the 2014 Annual Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, named to the 2014 Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies for our […]

City of Chicago Reports $14.5 Million in Contributed Cost Savings with New dotMaps GIS Application Built on Google Cloud

SADA Systems is thrilled to announce the release of dotMaps, an interactive mapping service that facilitates project management. The dotMaps application provides a platform for city infrastructure projects to be displayed visually in order to see and address conflicts at a glance. Departments of Transportation (DOTs) and other government agencies can easily communicate between different departments […]

Aerotech Improves Efficiency with Google Apps

  Today’s blog post is a case study featuring SADA Systems’ G Suite consultation, deployment, and training services for Aerotech!  Client: Aerotech Website: https://www.aerotech.com/ Organization size: 375 users Country or Region: Pittsburgh, PA Industry: Manufacturing SADA Service(s): G Suite implementation   “I have complete confidence in everything SADA Systems does; the migration was fantastic and everyone I worked with was […]

Google Announces Drive for Education: Free and Unlimited

  As of this week, students and teachers now have access to a free premium Drive offering exclusive to education! Drive for Education now includes unlimited storage, access to Google Vault, and enhanced auditing features. This powerful offering is being made available to the 30 million students and educators around the world currently using Google […]

SADA Systems Helps Sunrider International Go Google

  Today’s blog post is a case study featuring the work SADA Systems has done to migrate Sunrider International to G Suite!  Client: Sunrider International Website: https://www.sunrider.com/ Organization size: 1300 users Country or Region: Torrance, CA Industry: Manufacturing SADA Service(s): G Suite implementation “We strongly recommend SADA Systems as an implementation partner, especially for medium-to-large sized companies.” Jonathan Chen, Director of […]

SADA Systems moves Oshkosh Area School District to Google Apps for Education

  Today’s blog post is a case study featuring the work SADA Systems has done to migrate Oshkosh Area School District to Google Apps for Education!  Client: Oshkosh Area School District Website: https://www.oshkosh.k12.wi.us/ / Organization size: 11,700 users Country or Region: Oshkosh, Wisconsin Industry: Education K-12 SADA Service(s): Google Apps for Education migration, Google Sites “It went as good […]

New Large Attachment Migration Tool for Postini to Vault Transition

  Are you a Postini user? Then you’re probably aware of the end-of-life announcement from Google.  Organizations using Postini as an email security and archiving solution are in the process of having these services moved to either G Suite, a professional suite of email, calendaring and collaboration tools, or Google Apps Vault, an eDiscovery and […]

SADA Systems Named to CRN Fast Growth 150 List 2014 for the Fourth Time

SADA Systems is thrilled to announce that we have been ranked #27 on CRN’s Fast Growth 150 for 2014! This prestigious award is particularly important to SADA Systems, as it recognizes the top solution providers that have continuously maintained exceptional growth over a 2-year period from calendar year 2011 to calendar year 2013. Furthermore, this will be […]

Gmail Hacked? The Truth Behind the Alarm

  Today’s guest blogger is Derek Lin, Director of Client Relations at SADA Systems. This week, various news organizations reported that a list of 5 million Gmail addresses and passwords has been leaked online. This, quite naturally, had gotten quite a few people concerned. It has also given rise to a lot of misconceptions. We’d […]

Anytime Anywhere: Mobility with Google Drive for Work

  We need the freedom to work wherever life takes us – at the office, at home or on the go. Google Drive for Work gives users the ability to do just that! With easy accessibility to all files and folders on any device, along with automatic backups and unlimited data storage, you’re no longer […]

SADA Systems Ranks #1506 on the 2014 Inc. 5000 List

SADA Systems is thrilled to announce that Inc. magazine has ranked us number 1506 on its 33rd annual 2014 Inc. 500|5000 list for the nation’s fastest-growing private companies! As a 7-time honoree for the Inc. 5000, SADA Systems is proud to report a 3-year growth of 285% and the addition of 59 new positions in the […]