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EY announces Tony Safoian, CEO of SADA Systems is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(TM) 2014 semifinalist in Greater Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EY today announced that Tony Safoian, CEO of SADA Systems, is a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(TM) 2014 Award in Greater Los Angeles. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Tony Safoian was selected as a semifinalist by a panel of independent judges. Award recipients will be announced at a black-tie Awards Gala on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. To find out more about the program, please visit:

"I'm honored to be selected amongst the admirable list of semifinalists for the prestigious Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award," said Tony Safoian, President and CEO of SADA Systems. "I'm proud to lead an amazing organization that constantly drives forward the innovation and growth we achieve year after year. I believe technology can empower people to transform their world, and it's exciting to be playing a key role in how our clients leverage some of the best, most sophisticated technology in the world."

Tony Safoian, President and CEO of SADA Systems, spearheaded SADA's investment in cloud computing, when the technology was only just beginning to emerge in the market in 2006. Today, SADA Systems is a leading cloud deployment partner working with both Google and Microsoft, and has worked on some of the largest cloud implementation projects in the country across commercial enterprise, government and education, including the Los Angeles Unified School District, Chicago Public Schools, Yahoo!, BCBGMaxazria, the City of Omaha and others.

SADA has proven expertise in enterprise consulting, cloud platform migration, custom application development and change management services. SADA has received multiple accreditations and awards across its services for Google Enterprise and Microsoft cloud solutions, as well as its Infrastructure Management Services. Since January 2013, these awards have included the distinction of being named the 2013 North America Partner of the Year for Google Maps as well as Google Apps for Government for the company's Google Enterprise practice. SADA was also designated as one of only 35 Microsoft National Systems Integrators, a designation given to an exclusive group of U.S. partners with Microsoft technology expertise, geographic scale, and a commitment to helping customers deploy Microsoft technologies. While SADA is consistently developing and refining its cloud services delivery model and development practice, SADA Systems showed commitment to its Infrastructure Management Services (IMS) practice for clients still invested in on-premise infrastructure by recently revamping its services. Shortly afterwards, SADA premiered on the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition and North America edition, identifying the top managed services providers globally and in North America.

Now in its 28th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards Program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.

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About SADA Systems
Founded in 2000, SADA Systems, Inc. is a privately-held global leader in providing cloud computing and strategic IT solutions to organizations worldwide. SADA is a Google Apps Premier Enterprise Reseller, Google Maps Premier Partner, and Microsoft National Systems Integrator with Gold Competency, with proven expertise in enterprise consulting, cloud platform migration, custom application development and change management services. Listed on INC 5000 America's Fastest Growing Private Companies 6 years and ranked Top 20 in Los Angeles Business Journal Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies, SADA prides itself on continuous innovation, strong partnerships and exceptional service.
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About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(TM)
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(TM) is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

Christine Nguyen

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