Carahsoft Named to Washington Technology's Top 100 List for Eighth Consecutive Year

7/28/17

RESTON, Va., July 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, announced today that it has been named to the 2017 Washington Technology Top 100 list. Carahsoft earned the #40 ranking based on its fiscal 2016 prime contracts in IT, systems integration, professional services and telecommunications.

In 2010, Carahsoft debuted on the Top 100 list at #99, posting $172M in prime contract business. Since then, Carahsoft has moved into the top 50, advancing from #43 on the 2016 list with a $50M increase in prime contracts to $546B. Among the top 50, Carahsoft is one of only six companies that is still led by its founder. Carahsoft ranked 11th out of the top privately held companies and earned the #1 rank among value-added distributors.

“The strong support of our channel and vendor partners is clearly reflected in our rankings,” said Craig P. Abod, Carahsoft President. “We continue to add leverage to our ecosystem of manufacturers, resellers and system integrators to help our government end users achieve their core missions. This support, combined with our focus on responsive service, innovation and cost-efficiency, makes Carahsoft a go-to provider.”

The Top 100 companies produced a combined $99.8B in prime contract dollars as agencies invested in cyber, cloud, mobile, big data and other transformative technologies. Overall, this year’s total surpassed the 2015 benchmark of $99.5B after dipping last year, reflecting a return to growth in the industry.

Founded in 2004, Carahsoft posted more than $3.5 billion in bookings in 2016. The company’s major customers include the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the U.S. Army and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Carahsoft serves as the largest partner for many of the leading industry manufacturers including VMware, Symantec, Dell EMC, Adobe, F5 Networks, HPE Software and SAP, among others. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Carahsoft employs more than 700 team members.

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, Symantec, Veritas, Dell EMC, 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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