RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 20, 2016) - 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 is part of the annual Red Hat North America Partner Awards, which were announced during the 2016 Red Hat North America Partner Conference in New Orleans.
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 for Red Hat solutions, contributing to Red Hat's year-over-year revenue growth in 2015. This is the third consecutive year that Carahsoft has been recognized at Red Hat's annual partner event.
"We are honored to be recognized for our success in supporting our government customers and our partners with Red Hat's award-winning solutions," said Natalie Gregory, vice president of Open Source solutions at Carahsoft. "With the support of our ecosystem of open source resellers and integrators, we will continue to work together to promote adoption of Red Hat solutions throughout the public sector market."
Red Hat's 2015 North America Partner Awards honor both commercial and public sector partners for their dedication to successfully delivering innovative open source solutions to customers. Several Carahsoft partners were also recognized for outstanding performances in 2015 across several categories including: Booz Allen Hamilton as Public Sector Cloud Partner of the Year; DLT Solutions as Middleware Solutions Provider Partner of the Year and Partner of the Year; Fierce Software as Public Sector Rising Star Partner of the Year; and General Dynamics Corporation as Public Sector System Integrator 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 their customers."
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 Red Hat, VMware, Symantec, EMC, Adobe, F5 Networks, 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.
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