RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - July 13, 2016) - Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, announced today that it has been recognized as the Distribution Partner of the Year by Shavlik, a global leader in IT management and innovative security systems. The awards were announced at LANDESK's Interchange 2016, the global IT leader's annual customer and partner conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. LANDESK acquired Shavlik in 2013.
Carahsoft has served as Shavlik's master government aggregator and distributor since October 2013, providing marketing and sales support to increase demand for Shavlik's comprehensive patch management solutions for physical servers and virtual infrastructures.
"Carahsoft is an excellent partner, and we are excited to recognize the company for its tremendous work in helping us bring IT solutions to government agencies," said Reza Parsia, director of Americas Channel at LANDESK. "They have been particularly great to work with and we're excited to continue partnering with the Carahsoft organization in the future."
In 2015, the Shavlik team at Carahsoft facilitated Shavlik's largest deal in its 23-year history. In addition, the team generated a high volume of leads, booked hundreds of transactions, and supported a reseller community of more than 100 partners. These proactive efforts led to a 130 percent increase in sales over 2014 and to a significant increase in the on-time renewal rate for Shavlik's industry-leading IT management services within the public sector.
"We are honored to be recognized for helping to expand the awareness and adoption of Shavlik's solutions within the public sector market," said Will Jones, vice president of VMware and virtualization solutions team at Carahsoft. "By working with Shavlik, our reseller partners, and our dedicated team members, our government customers are able to improve their agency's organizational security within minutes."
Shavlik's solutions are available on Carahsoft's GSA Schedule GS-35F-0119Y and SEWP-V contract as well as other public sector contracting vehicles. For more information, contact the Shavlik solutions team at Carahsoft at (703) 871-8585 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shavlik is a recognized leader in patch management, and a pioneer in agentless patching technology, virtual machine (VM) patching and third-party application patching. Shavlik solutions include Shavlik Protect, Shavlik Patch for Microsoft System Center and Shavlik Empower. Shavlik's combination of premise- and cloud-based solutions enables organizations of all sizes to begin improving organizational security in as little as 30 minutes. See More, Know More and Protect More with Shavlik.
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 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, EMC, Adobe, F5 Networks, Open Source, HPE Software, 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 www.carahsoft.com.