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Cloud can empower every organization to better use its data, transform the way it works and solve business problems. But how do you evaluate, design, test and deploy these technologies successfully? How do you harness its maximum potential? Welcome to Cloud N Clear, a podcast hosted by Tony Safoian, President and CEO of SADA. As one of Google Cloud’s original launch partners, SADA has helped hundreds of companies across industries - including healthcare, media and entertainment, retail, manufacturing, education and professional services – take full advantage of cloud technology. Learn from SADA and Google Cloud experts, along with customers and industry experts, about their journey and learnings.

Cloud can empower every organization to better use its data, transform the way it works and solve business problems. But how do you evaluate, design, test and deploy these technologies successfully? How do you harness its maximum potential? Welcome to Cloud N Clear, a podcast hosted by Tony Safoian, President and CEO of SADA. As one of Google Cloud’s original launch partners, SADA has helped hundreds of companies across industries - including healthcare, media and entertainment, retail, manufacturing, education and professional services – take full advantage of cloud technology. Learn from SADA and Google Cloud experts, along with customers and industry experts, about their journey and learnings.

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United States

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Cloud can empower every organization to better use its data, transform the way it works and solve business problems. But how do you evaluate, design, test and deploy these technologies successfully? How do you harness its maximum potential? Welcome to Cloud N Clear, a podcast hosted by Tony Safoian, President and CEO of SADA. As one of Google Cloud’s original launch partners, SADA has helped hundreds of companies across industries - including healthcare, media and entertainment, retail, manufacturing, education and professional services – take full advantage of cloud technology. Learn from SADA and Google Cloud experts, along with customers and industry experts, about their journey and learnings.

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@cloudnclear

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English


Episodes

EP 117 / RUNNING MORE SECURELY WITH SADA’S TECHNICAL EXPERTISE AND GOOGLE CLOUD SECURITY SOLUTIONS

1/18/2022
NOW PLAYING #CloudNClear! Miles Ward, CTO, SADA, interviews the brilliant Dr. Anton Chuvakin, #Security Solutions Strategy, #GoogleCloud, and unpack what's new in #cloudsecurity and #threatdetection. They discuss how #GoogleCloud is leaning on the #strategicpartnership with SADA to deliver streamlined, scalable #securitysolutions, and why organizations need a #GoogleCloudPartner like SADA to help build #secure #applications on #GCP. Listen on-demand to hear SADA unpack Google Cloud’s...

Duration:00:21:26

EP 116 / HOW SWIT IS RE-HUMANIZING WORK WITH HELP FROM SADA AND GOOGLE CLOUD

1/4/2022
OUT NOW! #CloudNClear is back in the #NewYear2022 with a bang. This episode brings attention to our customers and #SaaS #Alliance #Partner, Swit. They highlight how Swit is leveraging Google Cloud solutions and SADA’s #technical expertise to bring #collaboration essentials into one place. Tony Safoian, President & CEO of SADA, leads this discussion featuring Josh Lee, CEO of Swit, to uncover the benefits of working with SADA and Google Cloud, like higher #scalability and better #resilience....

Duration:00:26:08

EP 115 / SADA AND THE STATE OF MARYLAND APPRECIATE 10 YEARS OF GOING ALL-IN WITH GOOGLE CLOUD

12/21/2021
#HappyHolidays! Come #SADAbrate with #CloudNClear as we prepare to wrap up 2021 with this compelling episode highlighting, The State of Maryland. Join our hosts Dana Berg, COO, and Heather Sheston, Director of #PublicSector, SADA, for a #nextlevel interview with Tracia Sherman, Asst. Director Access Management Services, and Stefanos G., Asst. Cabinet Secretary, Maryland Dept. of IT. They explore how SADA and #GoogleCloud collaborated with the Maryland Dept. of IT to navigate...

Duration:00:51:08

EP 114 / AUTOMATION ANYWHERE TAPS SADA TO OPTIMIZE THEIR ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION ON GCP

12/7/2021
STOP & LISTEN! #CloudNClear steps into the future as this exciting episode highlights another SADA customer and #roboticprocessautomation (RPA) company, Automation Anywhere. Their focus is on increasing #productivity and ROI for organizations with their #cloud-native platform approach to #automate #businessprocess. Miles Ward, CTO, SADA, steps in as host to speak with Anoop Tripathi, VP of #Engineering, Automation Anywhere. This discussion explores the vast possibilities of #RPA when...

Duration:00:09:03

EP 113 / DIGITIZING THE WORKFORCE: KIANA ANALYTICS LEANS ON SADA AND GOOGLE CLOUD FOR ENHANCED INSIGHTS

11/23/2021
TUNE-IN NOW! #CloudNClear is back at it again with another impactful #podcast. In this episode, we spotlight a longstanding SADA customer, #cloud-based and #SaaS based provider, Kiana Analytics. This organization combines #device #detection technology with location-based #analytics to automate #cloudsecurity using #machinelearning techniques. Find out more about the solutions Kiana is delivering to its customers, how Google Cloud is supporting #digitaltransformation so that so many...

Duration:00:30:43

EP 112 / SaaS ALLIANCE PARTNER AND MULTI-CLOUD BaaS VENDOR, HYCU, LEVERAGES SADA'S GOOGLE CLOUD EXPERTISE

11/9/2021
ON-DEMAND NOW! Another captivating episode of #CloudNClear is waiting for you. This time, our very own Tony Safoian, CEO, SADA, hosts Simon Taylor, CEO, HYCU. They get together to spotlight our #SaaS #Alliance Partner and the world’s fastest-growing #multicloud backup as a service vendor, HYCU. Join this discussion as these fearless leaders uncover what makes the partnership with SADA and Google Cloud extremely special, the ease and #scalability customers see when they turn on #HYCU, and...

Duration:00:39:23

EP 111 / ADVANCING 3D PRINTING: HOW SADA HELPED MAKERBOT MIGRATE FROM AWS TO GOOGLE CLOUD

10/26/2021
OUT NOW! #CloudNClear highlights global leader in #manufacturing desktop #3Dprinters and SADA customer, @MakerBot. Tony Safoian, CEO, SADA, interviews James Franz, VP Operations, MakerBot, to explore the pivotal role we played in helping them migrate from AWS to @GoogleCloud and modernize their #cloudinfrastructure. In this discussion, you’ll uncover details about #MakerBot’s #cloudmigration. Discover how SADA and #GoogleCloud have applied industry-leading #cloudsolutions to the...

Duration:00:20:48

EP 110 / POWER-UP: HOW GOOGLE CLOUD IS MAKING SCALE EASY FOR GAME DEVELOPERS

10/11/2021
Join #CloudNClear today! This all-new episode includes our very own Miles Ward, CTO, SADA, as he interviews a special guest and partner Rob Martin, Chief Architect, Google Cloud for #Games. They discuss Rob’s pivotal role in scaling up global #videogames on #cloudinfrastructure. Learn more about how #GoogleCloud is powering the #gamingindustry with innovative product offerings. Unpack what it means to run Triple-A and #mobilegames on the #cloud, why it’s so hard to manage the varying...

Duration:00:20:15

EP 109 / A POLY-CHRONIC APPROACH TO HEALTHCARE: HOW VIDA HEALTH IS ADVANCING DIGITAL HEALTH WITH SADA AND GOOGLE CLOUD

9/28/2021
Welcome back to the #CloudNClear podcast! We are hosted by Michael Ames, Director of Healthcare and Life Sciences, and Simon Margolis, VP of Engineering, at SADA. They are joined by Amol Kher, VP of Engineering, and Tai Yu, Software Engineer, at Vida Health. In this conversation, we learn more about Vida Health’s work helping organizations manage healthcare costs with the technology they’re building on the Google Cloud Platform, and the company’s poly-chronic approach to treatment and...

Duration:00:32:31

EP 108 / HOW M&E IS SPURRING INNOVATION IN CLOUD TECH: SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS' HISTORY AND FUTURE WITH GOOGLE CLOUD AND SADA

9/13/2021
NEW! #CloudNClear returns this week with host Tony Safoian, CEO, SADA, and special guest Mike Ford, CTO, Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI). This discussion will shed some light on how SPI has been applying #digital technologies to its work in #film and #gaming, and it will delve into how the company is setting the standard in terms of creating #opensource technology that is being used industry-wide. Listen now to learn more about SPI, how the company leveraged SADA’s expertise to fully...

Duration:00:22:12

EP 107 / SADA AND GOOGLE CLOUD HELP CANADA-BASED DAISY INTELLIGENCE DELIVER THE VISION OF AN AUTONOMOUS ENTERPRISE

8/31/2021
OUT NOW! Listen to our newest episode of the #CloudNClear podcast featuring Gary Saarenvirta, CEO, Daisy Intelligence, one of our Canadian-based customers that specializes in autonomous #machinelearning and #AI platforms that transform #retail and #insurance operations. Tony Safoian, CEO, SADA joins as host once again to ask Gary some questions about his background and the company’s transformation journey over the past 18 years. Learn more about how Daisy Intelligence is delivering...

Duration:00:32:26

EP 106 / SADA AND GOOGLE CLOUD HELP M&E COMPANIES ACCELERATE TRANSFORMATION IN AN ERA OF CONSUMER CHOICE

8/16/2021
Today on #CloudNClear, Tony Safoian, CEO at SADA, returns to host this episode with special guest Anil Jain, Managing Director of Media & Entertainment at Google Cloud. You’ll hear a bit of Anil’s background, get his perspective on how Google is competing in the media and entertainment industry, how SADA and Google Cloud are helping M&E organizations meet today’s audience demands with agility, and the inevitable journey of meeting the growing demands of consumer choice. Listen on demand as...

Duration:00:38:30

EP 105 / SOFTWARE SECURITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT ON THE CLOUD WITH SADA AND NUTANIX

8/3/2021
In our newest episode of #CloudNClear first-time host Patrick Monaghan, CLO at SADA sits down with Sebastian Goodwin, CISO at Nutanix, an enterprise computer software company focused on elevating #IT and focusing on #security applications/services that help mitigate enterprise risk in the #cloud. Sebastian discusses his passion for #informationtechnology and how his career got started in enterprise #riskmanagement. We get a glimpse at how SADA is helping Nutanix manage vulnerabilities in...

Duration:00:39:30

EP 104 / DISCOVERY ENHANCES INNOVATION AND COLLABORATIVE CULTURE WITH GOOGLE WORKSPACE

7/19/2021
Today on #CloudNClear, we’re excited to host special guest Dave Duvall, CIO at Discovery—one of the top media & entertainment companies in the world. Discovery partnered with SADA to rollout #GoogleWorkspace globally. Dave joins our host Tony Safoian, CEO at SADA, to share their journey to Google Workspace, discuss the partnership with SADA, and give insights into the lessons learned by taking on a project of this caliber during a global pandemic. Dave also shares his 18-year journey at...

Duration:00:32:32

EP 103 / COMMUNICATE SECURELY: SADA AND VIRTRU PARTNER TO HELP ORGANIZATIONS PROTECT, SHARE AND CONTROL DATA

7/6/2021
Join #CloudNClear with Bill Smith, Chief Sales Officer at Virtru, a 25-year veteran focused on building high-performance, innovative sales teams that deliver immediate value to the commercial and public sector markets. He discusses the success of Virtru over the past 8 years, delves into how they’re revolutionizing the #emailsecurity market, and provides insight into how they’re enabling organizations to communicate securely in their high-value networks. Joe Kosco, Senior Vice President of...

Duration:00:29:21

EP 102 / SADA CREATES FINOPS PRACTICE TO DELIVER CLOUD FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT BEST PRACTICES

6/21/2021
Next up on the #CloudNClear podcast is Rich Hoyer, Director of Customer FinOps at SADA, and a longtime management and software industry professional, who leads our brand-new FinOps group. The focus of Rich and his team is around developing and delivering services designed to help clients monitor, measure, and improve the value of their #GoogleCloud services. Dana Berg, COO at SADA, joins as host for this episode to discuss best practices around managing the financial ramifications of a...

Duration:00:41:41

EP 101 / GOOGLE CLOUD AND SADA HELP GRANPAD REMOVE TECHNICAL BARRIERS FOR SENIORS

6/8/2021
Presenting GrandPad as our next customer spotlight on the #CloudNClear podcast! GrandPad is a consumer electronics company that is improving the lives of millions of super seniors by removing technical barriers and frustrations of connecting them with their families. The key is a great product that totes a simple interface and choosing SADA to help them scale their #cloud capabilities. Scott Lien, CEO & CO-Founder of GrandPad, sits down with me to discuss his company’s impactful mission...

Duration:00:45:22

EP 100 / ARCHITECTING INTEGRITY: BLOCK.ONE TRANSFORMS BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY WITH GOOGLE CLOUD AND SADA

5/24/2021
Episode 100 of Cloud N Clear starring SADA customer, Block.one. A software publisher specializing in high-performance blockchain technologies that help to build a more secure and connected world. Their mission is to provide technology and products that enable trust in transactions, transparency in systems, and efficiency in how our world works. Tony Safoian, CEO at SADA is back to host this very special anniversary episode with guest David Carter, Head of Technical Services at Block.one....

Duration:00:50:03

EP 99 / CRUX INFORMATICS STREAMLINES DATA DELIVERY AND CONSUMPTION / Mark Etherington, Crux Informatics

5/17/2021
Cloud N Clear often features SADA Alliance Partner customers who have built successful companies offering innovative solutions on Google Cloud. This week episode 99 of the Cloud N Clear spotlights Crux Informatics, a SADA customer focused on removing the friction between data suppliers and consumers. Host Miles Ward, CTO at SADA, and guest Mark Etherington, CTO at Crux Informatics, discuss Crux’s journey to Google Cloud and BigQuery and the partnership with SADA. Also, learn about Crux’s...

Duration:00:39:35

EP 98 / SOLUTIONS ARCHITECTURE: A RESOURCE FOR MIGRATING TO GCP / Kyle Moschetto, SADA

5/11/2021
On the next Cloud N Clear episode Miles Ward, CTO at SADA sits down with Director of Solutions Architecture at SADA, Kyle Moschetto to discuss the current landscape of solutions architecture, our passion for driving customer success, and the incredible value we provide as end to end partners. At SADA we partner with organizations to help them achieve their business goals, through exceptional Solutions Architecture. We see their Cloud journey not just as a series of technology projects, but...

Duration:00:40:53