REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - February 10, 2011) - Today Nominum, the provider of Intelligent DNS (Domain Name System) solutions, announced that it has partnered with Carahsoft Technology Corp., a trusted government IT solutions provider. Under the agreement Carahsoft will serve as a contract aggregator and government distribution partner for Nominum providing dedicated sales, marketing and order management resources to support Nominum's government efforts and drive demand for Nominum solutions within the public sector market.

Nominum has powered the largest telecom, enterprise and government networks in the world with highly secure, highly reliable, highly scalable DNS solutions for more than 10 years. The partnership with Carahsoft enables the company to more aggressively pursue opportunities within the government market. Nominum's intelligent DNS solutions -- including the Vantio Intelligent DNS system, the Centris server, and the SKYENetwork Protection Service, -- provide the most scalable and secure DNS and protect networks from security threats such as cache poisoning, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and leaked information while simultaneously protecting core network infrastructure.

"With cyber threats against federal networks making headlines every day, it has never been more important to protect all aspects of our nation's networks and the valuable data they transport," said Tom Tovar, CEO of Nominum. "Nominum's proven technology stops these threats at the DNS enabling government agencies to protect their network and data against these cyber threats. We look forward to working with Carahsoft to bring our Intelligent DNS solutions to more public sector networks to help solve the government's cyber security challenges."

"We are pleased to partner with Nominum to provide government agencies and our ecosystem of partners with the most intelligent and secure DNS solutions in the industry," said Craig P. Abod, Carahsoft president. "Nominum's products provide our customers with robust threat detection and mitigation solutions to keep their networks protected from cyber threats."

About Nominum

Nominum's Intelligent DNS solutions improve IP networks of all sizes globally; ensuring people always have a safe, secure and enjoyable Internet experience. Nominum in-network software systems and SKYE hosted services form the foundation of the always-on Internet, protecting networks and the families and businesses that use them, and providing superior performance, and reliability. Nominum software and SKYE services now support more than 500 million fixed and mobile broadband users as well as enterprises, universities, and government agencies in every region. For more information 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 vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of manufacturers, resellers, 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 products and services from Symantec, EMC Data Domain, VMware, Adobe, Open Source, HR, HP Software, Intelligence, and SAP 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 VAR Business, CRN, Inc., Washington Technology, and the Washington Business Journal. Visit us at

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