Carahsoft Wins Red Hat North America Partner Award

Carahsoft Named Public Sector Distributor of the Year, Recognized for Outstanding Channel Contributions for Open Source Software

Reston, Virginia, UNITED STATES


RESTON, Va., May 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, is proud to announce it has been named Public Sector Distributor of the Year by Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions. This award was presented at the 2017 Red Hat North American Partner Conference in Las Vegas.

Carahsoft was honored for its dedication to providing innovative open source solutions to customers in the public sector. Specifically, Carahsoft was recognized for its exceptional support of Red Hat’s public-sector partner ecosystem, which enabled exceptional sales growth of Red Hat solutions. This is the fourth consecutive year that Carahsoft has been recognized at Red Hat’s annual partner event.

“It is an honor to be recognized by Red Hat as the public sector distributor of the year. We strive to provide unparalleled support to our government customers and our extensive ecosystem of Red Hat partners,” said Natalie Gregory, Vice President of Open Source solutions at Carahsoft. “Red Hat continues to be the world’s leading provider of open source solutions and through our collaboration, we are delivering innovative open source technology.”

Red Hat's 2016 North America Partner Awards honor both commercial and public sector partners for their dedication to successfully delivering innovative open source solutions to customers. Honorees were recognized for outstanding performance in 2016, across several categories that span Red Hat’s open source portfolio, and their dedication to delivering customer success.

Several Carahsoft partners were also recognized for outstanding performances in 2016 across several public sector categories, including: Arctiq as Canadian Partner of the Year; Science Applications International Corporation as Integrator Partner of the Year; Emergent, LLC as US Partner of the Year and Middleware Partner of the Year; Accenture as Cloud Solution Partner of the Year; DLT Solutions as Cloud Partner of the Year; August Schell as Security Partner of the Year; and Microsoft Canada as Canada Collaboration Partner of the Year.

“Carahsoft is a valued channel partner to Red Hat, and we are pleased to honor them with this well-deserved award,” said Mark Enzweiler, senior vice president, Global Channel Sales and Alliances, Red Hat. “We look forward to our continued relationship with Carahsoft and helping them provide the best in open source solutions to our customers.”

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 Red Hat, VMware, Dell EMC, Symantec, Veritas, Adobe, F5 Networks, Google Cloud, ServiceNow, Open Source, HPE Software, 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 www.carahsoft.com.

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