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Carahsoft Recognized for Maximum Sales Impact
RESTON, Va. – December 14, 2018 – Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, has been recognized as BlackBerry’s Americas Channel Partner Top Distributor. The award was presented at the BlackBerry Security Summit in New York City.
Carahsoft received this award based on its positive impact and support of BlackBerry, specifically in terms of extending Blackberry’s sales to government agencies in the area of reseller recruitment and management.
“Carahsoft has been extremely effective in driving BlackBerry’s new value proposition as an enterprise software provider into the public sector,” said Paul Battaglia, Vice President of Government Sales at BlackBerry. “Additionally, Carahsoft’s expertise on contracts and proposal development has proved invaluable in important deals with the Navy and Army Corps of Engineers, and many more.”
In the last few years, Carahsoft has nearly tripled the size of the team dedicated to supporting Blackberry, and has expanded its partner ecosystem of reseller and integrator partners who support solutions that provide super-secure mobile infrastructures.
“We do an enormous amount of marketing and reseller outreach to promote Blackberry products,” said Michael Shrader, Vice President of Innovative and Intelligence Solutions at Carahsoft. “In the last year alone, we’ve executed more than 30 programs to drive demand for BlackBerry products, and we’ve increased our investment in resources, partners and activities that continue to help shape the market for BlackBerry throughout North America and Canada.”
Since its founding in 2004, Carahsoft has provided the public sector market with IT solutions from thousands of technology vendors, prime contractors, system integrators, value-added resellers and other channel partners. In 2017, the company booked over $4 billion in sales and expanded its team to 900 sales, marketing, customer service and contracting professionals.
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 BlackBerry, AWS, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, Veritas, Dell, Adobe, F5 Networks, Google Cloud, ServiceNow, Open Source, Micro Focus Government Solutions, VMware, 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 or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.