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Agosto Teams Up With Google Cloud to Host Final Four Events in Minneapolis

April 4, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS, April 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Agosto, LLC, a cloud services and development company and Google Cloud Premier Partner, in partnership with Google Cloud, will be treating customers to a host of activities during the NCAA Final Four championship games. The games will take place in Agosto’s hometown city of Minneapolis, and a hospitality lounge at The Emery (formerly The Hotel Minneapolis) will be the hub for co-hosted activities throughout the Final Four weekend.

“Google is using its analytics and machine learning platform to help predict NCAA game dynamics,” explained Aric Bandy, Agosto President. “As one of Google Cloud’s biggest and longest-standing partners, Agosto is excited to be co-hosting events with Google Cloud throughout the weekend. It’s a fantastic way for our customers to see Google Cloud in action and enjoy the excitement of the Final Four.” Google is the NCAA’s official Cloud Partner.

Agosto provides intelligence, design, engineering, development, implementation, management and support of Google Cloud tools. The company’s Advanced Services team and development framework helps organizations to discover, develop, and deploy scalable, globally-available applications in both web and mobile environments quickly.

The NCAA has been using Google Cloud’s machine learning, analytics and data services to better serve the needs of its colleges and universities, athletic teams, and fan base. The organization is transforming its historical basketball data with the help of Google Cloud, providing fans, players, and commentators real-time analytics and insights during the 2018-19 NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball season.

Weekend activities include food, drinks, fun and a special NCAA guest appearance.

When & Where Final Four Event Roster ------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tip Off Happy Hour Celebrate the tip off of the Final Four championships with a welcome Happy Hour in the Friday, April 5 Agosto Locker Room. We’ll have cocktails flowing, heavy appetizers, the NCAA and NABC 6 PM – 10 PM championship trophies, Google Cloud swag, and a special NCAA guest appearance by Greg Gard, Head Coach at Wisconsin. Agosto Locker Room RSVP ------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Saturday, April 6 8 AM - 10 PM Open Court & Sunday, April 7 The Agosto Locker Room is open to Google Cloud’s Emery Hotel guests throughout the weekend. 8 AM - 10 PM Stop in for snacks, practice your skills at Pop-A-ShotⓇ, charge up your phones, and meet other Google Cloud users in town for the weekend. Agosto Locker Room RSVP ------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Monday, April 8 Breakfast of Champions 10 AM – 2 PM Fuel up for NCAA final championship day! Join Agosto and Google Cloud for bloody marys, mimosas and all your favorite brunch foods in the Agosto Locker Room. Agosto Locker Room RSVP ------------------ -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

About AgostoFounded in 2001, Agosto is a cloud services company that helps organizations leverage Google Cloud products in the private and public sectors, providing technical solutions, change management and training, migration and deployment from legacy systems, ongoing admin support, and custom product development. Agosto is one of the largest Cloud Platform Partners globally and was named Google Global Partner of the Year for Cloud in 2013. The company has been included in the Inc. 500 | 5000 four times. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and with offices in Toronto, Ontario, Agosto’s clients include 1-800-Got-Junk?, the State of Wyoming, Unilog, Groupon, Jaguar Land Rover, and the Library of Congress, among others. For more information visit www.agosto.com. Follow Agosto: Twitter | Blog | LinkedIn.

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