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


Industry Recognition

Carahsoft Ranked #161 on Forbes 2016 List of America's Largest Private Companies

One of 23 New Companies to Debut on This Year's List

RESTON, Va. — August 23, 2016 — Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, today announced that is has been recognized by Forbes on its 2016 list of America's Largest Private Companies. Carahsoft is one of the 23 new companies to be included on the list this year.

The 2016 list of largest private companies features 223 companies with revenue greater than $2 billion for the previous fiscal year. At $2.8+ billion dollars in revenue, Carahsoft joins other notable companies in the ranking including Dell, Bloomberg, and Deloitte. Carahsoft is the second largest company on the list hailing from Virginia and the only company based in Virginia listed in the technology industry category.

"As a 12-year-old company, we are excited by how quickly we were able to reach this milestone," said Craig P. Abod, Carahsoft President. "We are honored to be recognized for this accomplishment which signifies our team's hard work and dedication, our commitment to our vendor and resellers partners, and to the need for scalable technology solutions for the public sector market."

Founded in 2004, Carahsoft serves as the largest government distributor and partner for many of the industry's leading IT manufacturers including VMware, Adobe, Symantec, Veritas, Red Hat, HPE Software, SAP, EMC, Salesforce, Google, F5 Networks, and ServiceNow among others. As a top-performing GSA Schedule and SEWP contract holder, Carahsoft and its reseller partners focus on providing technology that helps public sector customers solve IT security, management, and infrastructure challenges and improve IT efficiencies and capabilities.

About Forbes 2016 List of America's Largest Companies

Forbes 2016 list of America's largest private companies includes industry mainstays such as Dell, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, Bechtel, and Ernst & Young. Overall the companies included on the list have combined revenues of $1.62 trillion, employ over 4.5 million people, come from 35 states, and represent industries that span the American economy.

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, EMC, Adobe, F5 Networks, Google for Work, 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 firms by CRN, Inc., Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at


Mary Lange