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Global business and technology consultancy, SADA, has announced a pilot collaboration with Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) to ensure that its clients’ Google Cloud Platform (GCP) environments function as well as possible while remaining cost-effective. More than a dozen organizations are presently a part of the new program.
SADA teams have aided client in the healthcare, media, entertainment, retail, manufacturing, and public sector in realizing their most ambitious goals and resolving their most difficult difficulties. A Google Cloud Partner with multiple specializations, SADA received the Google Cloud Global Reseller Partner of the Year award for 2018 and 2019.
The newly launched cloud optimization program will first be limited to SADA’s largest clients, but it may eventually be made available to all customers. Clients must spend a specified amount on GCP and related Google Cloud services each year to be eligible for the program. Clients must also be using specific Intel hardware (N2, C2, M2, M1 or O2 instances) and running specific workloads (i.e. smart analytics, data warehousing, infrastructure modernization or application modernization).
“We’re always looking for innovative ways to ensure our customers run their workloads and applications based on their needs and goals,” said Tony Safoian, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SADA. “We are thrilled to partner closely with Intel to offer our Google Cloud customers an opportunity to leverage Anthos on their existing infrastructure to expedite deployments and cut costs. With the latest Intel technologies, SADA is further equipped to help our customers get the most out of Google Cloud.”
Using Intel Hardware
SADA will collaborate with clients and Intel on workload placement, cost and performance benchmarking, and GCP configuration throughout the initiative to see how its technology can assist customers lower their total cost of ownership and improve their return on investment. According to the companies, clients can save money and get better performance by purchasing Intel hardware that has been customized for a certain environment.
“The ability to adapt and quickly overcome disruption while maintaining continuous business operations has become the new normal,” said Rose Schooler, Corporate Vice President, Global Data Center Sales at Intel Corporation. “SADA, as a 2020 Google Cloud Reseller Partner of the Year Award winner, delivers high quality services for resilient technological changes, migrating critical operations, and customer facing applications to public, hybrid, or multi-cloud platforms utilizing Intel Technologies.”