SAN FRANCISCO and RESTON, Va., May 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CloudPassage, the leading cloud infrastructure security provider, today announced a partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider. Under the agreement, Carahsoft will serve as CloudPassage’s master government aggregator, offering the company’s FedRAMP-Ready and on-demand server and workload security solution to the public sector via Carahsoft’s GSA schedule and NASA SEWP contracts.

“We are pleased to partner with Carahsoft and its diverse network of reseller partners to offer the public sector a secure automation platform for cloud computing environments that is also one of the few FedRAMP-Ready Cloud Service Providers,” said Carson Sweet, CTO and Co-Founder, CloudPassage. “With automated cyber compromise detection, continuous compliance, and workload protection, agile government agencies can utilize our solutions anywhere, at any scale.”

Maintaining constant visibility and security over an agency’s workloads is difficult. CloudPassage Halo is the world’s leading on-demand infrastructure security platform focused on protecting servers in any combination of data centers, private clouds and public clouds. Halo solves compliance challenges for the public sector by automating processes and providing a broad range of IT security controls that are useful to proving compliance with data security regulations. Security and DevOps teams are given an agile security and compliance platform that includes protection in the DevOps pipeline, ensuring new workloads, instances, and containers are protected from the beginning.

“With the addition of CloudPassage, we are extending our cybersecurity portfolio to the cloud, offering our government customers and reseller partners a FedRAMP-Ready security solution, specifically for PaaS and IaaS applications,” said Brian O’Donnell, vice president at Carahsoft. “CloudPassage’s compliant and secure solutions are especially beneficial to the public sector, where compliance regulations are complicated and numerous.”

CloudPassage’s solutions and services are available immediately via Carahsoft’s GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-0119Y and SEWP Contracts NNG15SC03B and NNG15SC27B. For more information, contact Carahsoft at 877-468-7962; or register for an on-demand webcast “Educate Yourself: The True Security Risks of IaaS.”

About CloudPassage

CloudPassage® Halo® is the world’s leading automated security platform that provides instant visibility and continuous protection for servers in any combination of data centers, private clouds and public clouds. The Halo platform is delivered as a service, so it deploys in minutes and scales on-demand. Halo uses minimal system resources; so layered security can be deployed where it counts, right at every server, instance, and container. CloudPassage was the first company to obtain a U.S. patent for universal cloud infrastructure security and continues to innovate with several new releases a year. Leading enterprises like Citrix, and Adobe use CloudPassage to enhance their security and compliance posture, while at the same time enabling business agility. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, CloudPassage is backed by Benchmark Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, Tenaya Capital, Shasta Ventures, Musea Ventures and other leading investors.

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About Carahsoft

Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider. As a top-performing GSA Schedule and SEWP contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of 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, Veritas, Dell EMC, Adobe, F5 Networks, Google Cloud, ServiceNow, Open Source, HPE Software, SAP, Salesforce, Splunk, 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 and largest firms by CRN, Inc., Forbes, Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at

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