Microsoft’s 2015 World Partner Conference (WPC) was marked by pivotal announcements and exciting updates to kick off FY16, continuing the vision of a Mobile-First, Cloud-First world. Some of the most monumental moments for SADA, as a Microsoft National Solutions Provider, included showcasing some of the innovative solutions we have completed for customers and demonstrating our commitment to Microsoft’s vision over the past year and beyond.
Day 1 – Microsoft’s Vision
Amidst a stadium filled with over 14,000 Microsoft partner members, including 13 representing SADA, Satya Nadella kicked off the experience with a keynote that carried a strong new mission, “to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.”
Microsoft also made several pivotal announcements, such as the release of Windows 10, Project GigJam, and important new updates to Cortana and Dynamics CRM Online that will drive business for customers and partners. Microsoft’s new Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Program was also highlighted, which will create new opportunities for participating partners like SADA Systems to help our customers embrace the cloud with value-added services.
The SADA Systems team was thrilled to be among a select few partners that were recognized as a 2015 Partner of the Year – for SADA Systems, we celebrated being named the Microsoft 2015 Partner of the Year for Cloud Packaged Solutions as well as a Finalist for Cloud Productivity.
— SADA Systems (@SADASystems) July 13, 2015
Day 2 – SADA Takes the Stage Our team was honored to see our CEO, Tony Safoian, take the stage with Microsoft President of North America Judson Althoff and our valued customer WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems. The demonstration showcased the innovative work our team has done for WASH, including building a seamless cloud BI solution in the cloud for its 500,000 washers and dryers across 70,000 locations in the United States. Watch the keynote below to see how SADA leveraged Power BI and SharePoint to help WASH gain valuable insights and grow business:
As partners and leaders shared transformative stories of how Microsoft solutions are empowering people and organizations to achieve more, SADA was honored to share one of our most influential projects; watch the video below to see how our customer Skid Row Housing Trust leverages Microsoft solutions to help provide supportive housing for the homeless and marginalized of Skid Row in Downtown Los Angeles.
Day 3 – Helping Customers Embrace the Cloud
SADA Systems is thrilled to help lead Microsoft’s new Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Program, allowing us to better serve our customers and take ownership of the One Microsoft Solution, strengthening customer relationships and empowering new opportunities in the cloud. Microsoft featured our CEO, Tony Safoian, to explain the impact of this new opportunity:
SADA Systems is a Microsoft National Solutions Provider and recently named a Winner of the 2015 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for Cloud Packaged Solutions, committed to helping customers solve business challenges by leveraging Microsoft cloud solutions such as Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Enterprise Mobility Suite, Dynamics CRM Online, Power BI, SharePoint Online and more. Click below to learn more about CloudPak, SADA’s comprehensive license management, deployment and support program to help our customers get to the cloud faster and easier.