Paxata and Carahsoft Partner to Fill the Gap in Big Data Analytics Stack

Paxata Expands Go-to-Market Strategy Into State, Local and Federal Markets

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WASHINGTON, March 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Government Big Data Forum – Paxata today announced its partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, to bring the award-winning Paxata Adaptive Data Preparation™ application and platform to government agencies to help them automate, collaborate and dynamically govern the data integration, data quality and enrichment process in a self-service fashion.

"Paxata fills a critical technology gap between the industry-leading data management capabilities provided by Cloudera and innovative data visualization functionality pioneered by Tableau," said Michael Shrader, Vice President, Intelligence and Innovative Solutions at Carahsoft. "Our customers now have a modern business intelligence stack, and we are thrilled to have Paxata's self-service data preparation in our emerging technology portfolio."

Carahsoft joins existing Paxata government partner In-Q-Tel, a not-for-profit, strategic investment firm that works to identify, adapt, and deliver innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community, within the Paxata partner program to address the tremendous increase in demand from State, Local and Federal government organizations for a solution that addresses data preparation at scale.

"Our focus is to transform the lives of business analysts who need to accelerate data-driven decisions by simplifying how they combine, clean and get data ready for analytics, regardless of use case," said Chris Maddox, Co-founder and Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Paxata. "We are pleased to join forces with Carahsoft to deliver that freedom to our joint customers."

Jay Lillie, Paxata's director of Solutions for Federal and Public Sector will be speaking on a panel "Analytics and Big Data" at the Government Big Data Forum taking place in Washington, D.C. on March 12, 2015. Paxata will also be demonstrating its latest Spring '15 release which debuted at Strata + Hadoop World last month, which continues to deliver upon the Pillars of a Modern Data Prep Platform: performance, elasticity, efficiency, connectivity and scalability. The Paxata Adaptive Data Preparation solution is built to support data preparation at scale and is available in a multi-tenant cloud service as well as an on-premise deployment.

Companies interested in learning more about the Paxata partner program can contact For more information about the program and the partners, please visit

About Carahsoft

Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of software manufacturers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.

The company's dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver VMware, Symantec, Adobe, EMC, F5 Networks, Open Source, HP, SAP, and Innovative and Intelligence products and services, among others. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer, and is listed annually among the industry's fastest growing firms by CRN, Inc., Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at

About Paxata

Paxata delivers the first purpose-built Adaptive Data Preparation solution for business analysts, data scientists, developers, data curators, and IT teams, to enable the integration, cleansing, and enrichment of raw data into rich, analytic-ready data to power ad hoc, operational, predictive, and packaged analytics. Paxata partners with industry-leading big data and business intelligence solutions providers such as Cloudera, and seamlessly connects to BI tools, including, Tableau, Qlik and Microsoft Excel to greatly accelerate the time to actionable business insights. For more information on pricing and availability, please visit

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