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Carahsoft-VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP) Chosen as Finalist
for the 2018 IES Sales Excellence Awards

Companies’ partnership recognized as leader in Customer Partnering/Strategic Alliances category


RESTON, Va. – May 18, 2018 – Carahsoft Technology Corporation, The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider™, today announced that the Carahsoft-VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP) has been selected as a finalist for the 8th Annual Institute for Excellence in Sales (IES) Awards in the Customer Partnering/Strategic Alliances category. The award winners will be announced at the IES Award breakfast gala on June 15 at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, VA.

“Congratulations to the Carahsoft-VMware team for reaching finalist status for an IES Sales Award, which recognizes sales operational excellence,” said Fred Diamond, President of the IES. “The level of accomplishment that these companies exhibit as they create and deliver innovative customer-centric approaches to grow their businesses, meet customer needs and bring valuable solutions to the market is remarkable.”

Carahsoft’s nomination highlights its VCPP initiative with VMware and the U.S Department of Agriculture’s contracting office. This innovative alliance has helped USDA accelerate the transition to a cloud computing approach while preserving USDA’s existing investments and improving security and control.

“We are honored to have our combined efforts with our vendor partner on behalf of our government customer recognized through this award program,” said Craig P. Abod, Carahsoft’s president. “We are pleased to see the benefits that all parties have gained through this agreement acknowledged with our selection as a finalist for the IES awards.”

Since its founding in 2004, Carahsoft has provided IT platforms and support to over 3,000 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.

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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, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, Veritas, Dell, Adobe, F5 Networks, Google Cloud, ServiceNow, Open Source, Micro Focus Government Solutions, 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 or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


Mary Lange