SADA customers named 2021 Google Cloud Customer Award Winners

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SADA is thrilled to announce that several of our customers have been named Google Cloud Customer Award Winners: Sony Pictures ImageWorks, Quantum Metric, Tassat,, State of Arizona, and MariaDB. These awards, celebrating globally recognized leaders in their fields, will be formally announced today at Google Cloud Next ’21. Our customers were recognized for their company’s achievements with Google Cloud, having exemplified innovative thinking, technical excellence, and transformation. Award winners were able to demonstrate:

  • Significant and quantifiable business and operational excellence with clear examples
  • How their organization overcame complexity, industry challenges, or world events with innovation
  • How their work with Google Cloud solutions, products, and services has benefitted their organization, users, customers, and the world

“We’d like to extend a huge congratulations to all of our customers who received a Google Cloud Customer Award,” said Tony Safoian, CEO of SADA. “Our success is measured by the long-lasting impact we make for our customers, so it’s incredibly rewarding to see their achievements being recognized. We’re so honored to be a part of their journeys, and we’ll continue to work tirelessly to help our customers harness the power of Google Cloud to achieve their boldest ambitions.”

Please join us in congratulating the 2021 customer award winners.

Sony Pictures ImageWorks: Customer Award Winner – Media & Entertainment

Sony Pictures ImageWorks

From science-fiction blockbusters to super-hero thrillers, Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI) has created special effects and animations for some of the biggest movie releases in recent years. In its 28-year history, the studio has produced stunning sequences for more than 100 live-action and animated films. As a Google Cloud Customer Award Winner, SPI is being recognized for its achievements with Google Workspace. Read SPI’s Customer Success Story to learn how the studio is powering Google Workspace to support its reputation for innovation and transform the way its teams collaborate on projects.

Google Cloud Customer Award Winner - Media & Entertainment

You’ll also learn how the company’s developers are bridging Google Workspace with its existing systems through APIs and Google Scripts, resulting in automated production workflows and help chatbots based on Google Chat using Dialogflow.

Quantum Metric: Customer Award Winner – Cross-Industry

Quantum Metric

Leveraging BigQuery’s ability to handle petabyte-scale queries across massive datasets without any latency, Quantum Metric, the pioneer in Continuous Product Design (CPD), became 2021’s first unicorn. Quantum Metric is being recognized for its success powering the CPD platform with Google Cloud, which has enabled the company to process more than 514M unique user sessions (11% of all worldwide internet users), 4.3 PB of network traffic, 0.9 PB of cloud storage, and 100+ PB of data analysis every month. Read Quantum Metric’s Customer Success Story to dive into how the benefits of Google Cloud are being passed on to Quantum Metric’s customers, and learn how SADA’s SaaS Alliance Program has enabled the company to scale their businesses faster, maximizing the value of their partnership with Google Cloud.

Google Cloud Customer Award Winner - Cross-Industry Customer Award Winner – Financial Services, a software firm specializing in high-performance blockchain technologies, is committed to empowering society by providing technology and products that enable trust in transactions, transparency in systems, and efficiency in how the world works. has received a Google Cloud Customer Award for leveraging Google Cloud’s highly provisioned, low-latency infrastructure to drive the company’s transformational vision forward, enhancing the security, scalability, and decentralization of blockchain technology. Listen to’s episode on SADA’s Cloud N Clear podcast to learn how the company is transforming blockchain technology with Google Cloud and SADA.

Google Cloud Customer Award Winner - Financial Services

State of Arizona: Customer Award Winner – Government

Arizona Department of administration technology

The use of cutting-edge technology isn’t something that generally comes to mind when you think of the public sector, but when it comes to information technology and innovation, the State of Arizona is a leader among U.S. states. In 2018, the Arizona Department of Administration – Arizona Strategic Enterprise Technology (ADOA-ASET) office signed a statewide cloud-first policy for server, infrastructure, and software application technologies. As a result, business units across the state are now required to use cloud computing services and commercial cloud-based applications for any new IT investment, with very few exceptions. The state is being recognized for the work it’s doing on Google Workspace to better serve its agencies and citizens. Read the State of Arizona’s Customer Success Story to learn how it’s tapping into the full potential of Google Cloud.

Google Cloud Customer Award Winner - Government

Tassat: Customer Award Winner – Financial Services


Tassat’s mission is to use blockchain technology to revolutionize the B2B payments industry, an area of banking that’s urgently in need of digital transformation. Tassat provides banks with the TassatPay® Network, a blockchain-based platform for real-time payments that operates 24x7x365. Tassat is being recognized for its achievements on Google Cloud Platform, including the development of a revolutionary real-time payment solution for moving funds on a 24/7 basis and gaining FDIC approval as the first blockchain payment platform at an insured bank.

Google Cloud Customer Award Winner - Financial Services

MariaDB: Customer Award Winner – Cross-Industry


MariaDB frees companies from the costs, constraints, and complexity of proprietary databases, enabling them to reinvest in what matters most – developing innovative, customer-facing applications rapidly. The company is being recognized for providing exceptional customer value through its work delivering MariaDB SkySQL on Google Cloud. Supporting mixed workloads at massive scalability has been the cornerstone for building MariaDB’s cloud database, and the award is an acknowledgment of how the organization has been able to make this a reality for its customers in the cloud.

Google Cloud Customer Award Winner - Cross-Industry

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As a leading global provider of business and technology services, we empower people to transform their work, their organizations, and the world. Our teams have helped enterprise clients in healthcare, media & entertainment, gaming, retail, manufacturing, and the public sector achieve their boldest ambitions and solve their most complex problems. A Google Cloud Partner with multiple Specializations, we deliver continuous innovation, strong partnerships, and service excellence. This has led to numerous accolades and awards, including the Google Cloud Global Reseller Partner of the Year for 2018, 2019 and 2020, the Inc. 5000 Honoree list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies for multiple years straight, and the 2021 Inc. list of America’s Top 50 Workplaces. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you harness the power of technology to drive business performance.


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