Carahsoft is honored to be recognized for our outstanding performance by the industry, trade press and, most importantly, our partners.


Industry Recognition

Carahsoft Wins 2016 Regional VMware Partner Innovation Award

Partners Awarded for Extraordinary Performance and Notable Achievements


RESTON, Va. – July 21, 2017 Carahsoft TechnologyCorp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, today announced that it has received the Americas VMware Partner Innovation Award in the Regional Distributor category. Carahsoft was recognized at VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2017 , held in Ranchos Palos Verdes, California.


“We congratulate Carahsoft on winning the Regional Distributor award and look forward to our continued collaboration,” said Andy Banks, Vice President Global Distribution, VMware. “VMware and our partners will continue to empower organizations of all sizes with technologies that can accelerate their digital transformation.”


Carahsoft was recognized as the Americas Distributor Partner of the Year for VMware based on its performance and support of VMware’s public sector channel in 2016. In addition, Carahsoft hosted 246 marketing events and more than 200 partner-enablement activities to increase demand, train customers and partners, and drive awareness for VMware solutions within the public sector market.


These activities ranged in scope from a broad series of technical and presales certification courses and boot camps, to proactive remote and on-site-based solution sales trainings, to innovative end user-focused joint marketing efforts. Carahsoft also launched a Software-Defined Datacenter VMware Product Assessment focused on delivering access to new VMware products and solutions directly to end users on behalf of, and at no cost to, VMware Solution Provider partners.


Recipients of the Americas VMware Partner Innovation Award were recognized in 16 categories for their outstanding performances and distinctive achievements during 2016. These categories included Education, Emerging Markets Distributor, Marketing and Regional Distributor.


“It is an honor to be recognized for our partnership with VMware for our outstanding sales, marketing and partner-enablement activities,” said Will Jones, Vice President of Sales, Carahsoft. “Carahsoft has served as VMware’s master government aggregator and distributor since 2006. We value the long-term and strategic relationship we have built with VMware and look forward to growing our businesses together as we continue to expand our partnership and pursue new industries, such as healthcare and education.”


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 a comprehensive suite of open source solutions as well as VMware, Symantec, EMC, Adobe, F5 Networks, HP, 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



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About VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2017

VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2017 offered VMware partners the opportunity to engage with VMware executives and industry peers as to explore business opportunities, customer use cases, solution practices and partnering best practices. An invitation-only event, VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2017 provided partners with resources to develop and execute comprehensive go-to-market plans. Partner Leadership summit concluded with award ceremonies recognizing outstanding achievements in the VMware partner eco-system.

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