Industry Recognition

Carahsoft Named Red Hat Public Sector Distribution Partner of the Year

Recognized for Exceptional Sales Growth


RESTON, Va.- July 14, 2015 - Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, today announced that it has received Red Hat's 2015 Distribution Partner of the Year award. Red Hat honored Carahsoft for enabling exceptional sales growth of Red Hat solutions within the public sector at the 2015 Red Hat North America Partner Awards in Orlando, Florida.

"Our sales partners are an integral component to Red Hat's success and we're thrilled to recognize Carahsoft with one of the 2015 Red Hat North American Partner Awards," said Paul Smith, vice president and general manager, Public Sector, Red Hat. "We value our relationships with our public sector channel partners and the award winners who were chosen based on their success delivering innovative open source solutions to customers and contributing to the sales growth of Red Hat solutions."

Carahsoft began working with Red Hat in 2005 and has significantly increased public sector sales of Red Hat solutions year-over-year. Carahsoft is dedicated to the growth and development of Red Hat through its vast ecosystem of value added resellers, system integrators and consulting partners.

"We are honored to be recognized again this year for the top-notch service we provide to Red Hat and our ecosystem of partners including DLT Solutions, HP Enterprise Services and World Wide Technology who also received awards from Red Hat for their strong performance in 2014," said Natalie Gregory, vice president of Open Source solutions at Carahsoft. "The adoption and growth of open source within the public sector clearly demonstrates the degree to which Red Hat solutions are a significant asset to our government customers."

Red Hat has recognized Carahsoft's success in the past. In 2014, Carahsoft was named the Red Hat Public Sector Distributor of the Year award and in 2013, the Red Hat Premier Training Distributor Partner of the Year.