Google Cloud Next: Check out these can’t-miss sessions!

SADA Says | Cloud Computing Blog

By SADA Says | Cloud Computing Blog

This year’s Google Cloud Next will be here before you know it, and (in case you haven’t heard), it’s all going down in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay. Yes, the cloud transformation event of the year will be holding its own among some of the most spectacular, eye-popping, and mind-blowing entertainment options in the world. As a Marquee Sponsor and multi-year Google Cloud Partner of the Year, we at SADA couldn’t be more excited.

Before you start packing your bag, you might take a moment to note some of the sessions and opportunities you won’t want to miss. In the interest of helping orient you to what to expect at the big show, we’ve assembled the following list of sessions that address any number of subjects related to the cloud: 

Can’t-miss sessions at Google Cloud Next ‘24

Innovate. Collaborate. Succeed: Turner Industries’ Google Workspace journey

Turner Industries is leading the way in innovation and collaboration for their industry. Learn the keys to their success in their transformation from Microsoft 365 E5 to Google Workspace and hear about the collaborative organizational process they used to transform their business. 

Presenters: Stephen Toups, Chief Executive Officer, Turner Industries; Amy Kling, Chief Information Officer, Turner Industries; John Veltri, Managing Sales Director, Workspace, SADA

Channeling the flood data deluge: Unlocking the U.S. National Water Model

U.S. floods cause ~$3B in damage per year. NOAA’s National Water Model predicts changing water levels, giving scientists and managers time to act. However, the massive archive of forecasts is too complex for typical users. Learn how BYU and U of Alabama, with SADA and Google, are using BigQuery, Cloud Run, DataFlow, and API Gateway to make these forecasts accessible for mobile apps, flood warning systems, and more, enabling answers to crucial questions like, “How high will this river rise?” and “How likely is a flood?”

Presenters: Dan Ames, Professor, BYU; Kel Markert, Cloud Geographer, Google; Michael Ames, Managing Director, Vertical Markets, SADA

Gain seamless compliance with brand-new Google Kubernetes Engine compliance posture

Worried about compliance for your platform and containers? GKE’s got your back! This session unlocks the power of GKE Compliance Posture, your real-time dashboard for proactive risk detection and continuous compliance. Centralized View: See your entire GKE compliance landscape at a glance. Automated Checks: Stay ahead of risks with constant monitoring against industry standards. Actionable Insights: Get clear guidance to fix gaps and boost security. Plus, learn from SADA customers! 

Presenters: Poonam Lamba, Product Manager, Google; Chris Hendrich, Associate CTO, AppMod, SADA

Migrating from data centers–the benefits, challenges, and lessons learned

Join us to learn how apree health successfully navigated a zero-downtime migration of a complex healthcare tech platform to Google Cloud from private data centers. The decision to go all in on GCP and Google Workspace simplified the implementation, increased efficiency, and enhanced security. We’ll share the challenges we encountered, the many lessons learned, and the positive outcomes we’ve achieved.

Presenters: Vijay Anand, EVP, apree health; Jeff Bryner, CISO, apree health; Robert Stewart, CTO & Chief Architect, apree health; Miles Ward, CTO, SADA; Jessie Xie, Customer Engineer, Google Cloud

Make mission impact at SADA’s Cloud Concierge Lounge

This year, we’re devoting our presence at Google Cloud Next to mission impact–serving the core purpose of your organization with transformative cloud services. SADA experts will be on hand at booth #1110, available to meet to discuss your unique business and your goals for the cloud. Whether it’s launching a GenAI pilot program or pulling your teams together around a modernized data or productivity & collaboration strategy, your ambitions will lead the conversation and you’ll come away with a sense of expanded possibility.

Register today, and be sure to stop by our booth at Google Cloud Next 2024, and let’s see what kind of mission impact we can make together.


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