As Microsoft closes their fiscal year, partners will be flocking to the 2016 Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto to celebrate the amazing year of innovative technologies, share customer success stories and hear new announcements. But before we all head to Toronto, let’s take a minute and celebrate SADA Systems being named the 2016 Microsoft Partner of the Year Finalist for Cloud Productivity. For the second consecutive year, Microsoft has given SADA global recognition for our success in connecting businesses with Microsoft cloud solutions to improve their productivity. SADA’s CEO and President, Tony Safoian was pleased with being recognized, saying, “We’re honored to once again be granted global accolades as Microsoft’s Partner of the Year for Competency awards. Being named 2015 Winner Microsoft Partner of the Year for Cloud Packaged Solutions and now 2016 Finalist for Cloud Productivity, speaks to SADA’s expertise and commitment in providing innovative solutions and exceptional services to impact business growth for our customers as well as Microsoft as their premier National Solutions Provider.” Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,500 entrants from 119 countries worldwide. SADA Systems was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in demonstrating innovation, competitive differentiation, and customer benefits that resulted in improved efficiency, growth or profitability in Office 365. The Cloud Productivity Partner of the Year Award honors a partner that has not only driven substantial and sustainable growth in deploying Office 365 cloud and hybrid solutions, but more importantly has resulted in impactful user adoption and satisfaction. “Our ecosystem of great partners is the cornerstone to delivering innovative and transformative solutions to our mutual customers” said Gavriella Schuster, general manager, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. “We are honored to recognize SADA Systems for being selected as FINALIST of the 2016 Microsoft Partner of the Year Cloud Productivity award.” The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.The Cloud Productivity Partner of the Year Award honors partners recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in deploying Office 365 cloud solutions.