RESTON, Va., Nov. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider™, today announced that it has partnered with Proofpoint, Inc., a leading next-generation cybersecurity company. Under the agreement, Carahsoft will serve as a Proofpoint government aggregator, making the company’s threat protection, compliance, and information protection solutions available to the public sector and partner ecosystem via Carahsoft’s GSA schedule.

“Government agencies and educational institutions are on the front lines of today’s most advanced cyberattacks and we are pleased to work with Carahsoft to deliver innovative and cost-effective solutions that establish essential safeguards,” said Tony D’Angelo, vice president of Federal for Proofpoint. “Through this partnership, we’re providing public sector end users and Carahsoft’s extensive reseller ecosystem with an email security platform that protects against cyber-attacks while keeping sensitive data from being shared and exposed.”

A trusted cybersecurity provider for numerous agencies, Proofpoint delivers cloud-based and on-premises solutions for comprehensive email protection, advanced threat protection, information protection, security orchestration, digital risk protection, and compliance archiving and governance. Government organizations depend on Proofpoint’s expertise, patented technologies and on-demand delivery system to protect their emails against phishing, malware, fraud, and spam. The company also secures confidential information and encrypts sensitive information while archiving critical content.

Proofpoint’s solutions provide clear visibility into all email, with robust search and reporting capabilities to help organizations identify and prioritize security incidents. By combining its secure e-mail gateway with sophisticated dynamic malware analysis, real-time threat intelligence, and automated threat response, Proofpoint enables organizations to more effectively detect and block targeted attacks, and quickly respond to potential compromises.

“We are excited to add Proofpoint’s proven solution to our cybersecurity portfolio,” said Richard Maigue, Director in charge of the Proofpoint Solutions Team at Carahsoft. “Email borne attacks are the top threat vector facing organizations today and through our partnership with Proofpoint, we’re now able to offer our government customers and resellers a solution that transparently protects email accounts no matter how these accounts are accessed.”

Proofpoint’s email security and compliance solutions are available immediately via Carahsoft’s GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-0119Y. Carahsoft has also added Proofpoint solutions to its NASPO ValuePoint and National IPA cooperative purchasing agreements, streamlining procurement by state, local and educational institutions in all 50 states; and has also included Proofpoint on numerous state-specific contracts. For more information, contact Carahsoft at 888-662-2724; or view “Proofpoint and Splunk: Better Together,” an on-demand webinar co-hosted by Proofpoint and Splunk.

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, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, Veritas, Dell EMC, Adobe, F5 Networks, Google Cloud, ServiceNow, Open Source, Micro Focus Government Solutions, SAP, Salesforce, 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


Mary Lange