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Overview

AWS Government Cloud Services 

As a AWS public sector distributor, Carahsoft works with a diverse group of AWS certified resellers and managed service providers to deliver a full cloud solution including AWS services, professional services, migration services, and other integration services. Our technology portfolio offers access to a wide range of cloud-based technologies to securely drive cloud modernization.

With our ecosystem of AWS consulting, reseller and manage service provider partners, we offer a wide range of AWS services, including:

  • Data Center Migration  
  • Custom App Development         
  • Digital Marketing             
  • Archiving            
  • Big Data & Analytics               
  • Cloud Strategy  Content Delivery             
  • Database / Lakes / Warehouse  Dev & Test         
  • Disaster Recovery               
  • High Availability
  • HPC       
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Mobile 
  • Security & Compliance  
  • Storage (Backup, Recovery)       
  • Value (TCO / Savings)               
  • Websites & Web Apps  
  • Mainframe        
  • DevOps               
  • Hybrid Cloud

Products

AWS offers over 125 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management.

Major categories include: Compute, Storage, Database, Network, and Analytics. Within those categories are some core, fundamental services of the AWS platform.

Compute

Storage

Database

Network

Analytics

Government

Federal

The AWS Cloud provides secure, scalable, and cost-efficient solutions to support the unique requirements and missions of the US federal government. Learn more here.

DoD

The AWS Cloud provides secure, scalable, and cost-efficient solutions that help agencies meet mandates, drive efficencies, increase innovation, and secure mission-critical workloads across the U.S. Department of Defense. Learn more here.

Education

Whether you are starting your cloud journey or you have a cloud-first strategy, AWS has a solution to help facilitate teaching and learning, launch student analytics initiatives, and manage IT operations. Learn more here.

Higher Education

From data-center migration to student data and analytics, AWS has agile and flexible solutions. Learn more here.

K12 & Primary Schools

Streamline district IT operations, save money, and keep student information safe in the AWS Cloud. Learn more here.


State & Local Govt

State & Local Government

State and local governments are leading the way in the drive to innovate for and with citizens. Whether through open data initiatives, public safety modernization, education reform, citizen service improvements or infrastructure programs, more and more local governments are turning to Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide the cost-effective, scalable, secure, and flexible infrastructure necessary to make a difference. Learn more here.

Count on Carahsoft

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AWS provides a set of solutions built on top of the AWS Cloud to help quickly enable remote work for employees, contractors, and contact center agents. AWS remote work and learning services include remote desktops and applications, tools for communication and collaboration, and contact center solutions that can be deployed quickly at global scale.

 

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WorkSpaces is a managed, secure Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution that you can use to provision either Windows or Linux desktops in just a few minutes to quickly scale to thousands of students or workers across the globe. New Amazon WorkSpaces customers can get started immediately with our Free Tier offer for the Amazon WorkSpaces Standard Bundle that includes 2 workspaces. Starting April 1st, AWS we will offer free use of Amazon WorkSpaces with Standard, Value, and Performance bundles for up to 50 WorkSpaces through June 30, 2020. Contact us today at aws@carahsoft.com or 888-662-2724.

 

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WorkDocs is a fully managed, secure content creation, storage, and collaboration service enabling you to easily create, edit, and share content. AWS will offer free use of all Amazon WorkDocs features with 1 TB of storage per user for up to the first 50 users from March 16, 2020 to June 30, 2020 for all customers that start using Amazon WorkDocs for the first time during this period from their AWS account. Contact us today at aws@carahsoft.com or 888-662-2724.

 

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Chime is a communications service that allows you to meet, chat, and place business calls both inside and outside your organization all from one application to allow for remote collaboration. AWS will offer free use of all Amazon Chime Pro features for online meetings and video conferencing from March 4, 2020 to June 30, 2020 for all customers that start using Amazon Chime for the first time during this period from their AWS account. Contact us today at aws@carahsoft.com or 888-662-2724.

 

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AppStream 2.0 is a fully managed application streaming service. You centrally manage your desktop applications on AppStream 2.0 and securely deliver them to any computer. Easily provision cost-effective virtual desktops without the hassle of managing on-premise infrastructure. Educational institutions can provide every student access to the applications they need for class on any computer.

 

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Connect is an easy to use omnichannel cloud contact center that helps companies provide superior customer service at a lower cost. Connect provides a seamless experience across voice and chat with pay as you go pricing. You can set up a contact center is minutes that can scale to support millions! 

 

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This is a fully-managed, elastic VPN service that automatically scales up or down the number of available Client VPN connections based on user demand. Your users can connect from anywhere to your AWS and on-premise networks. 

 

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Partners

As a specialized public sector government aggregator and distributor for AWS, VMware and numerous other IT vendors, Carahsoft has more than 60 FedRAMP solutions available, enabling agencies across Federal, State and Local Governments to access a wide range of cloud-based technologies to securely drive modernization.

 

Carahsoft’s CarahCloud Acceleration Program offers partners:

 

Pre-Sales Support & Proactive Lead Generation Capabilities

  • Dedicated teams, certified in numerous AWS Technical, Business, and Solutions competencies, as well as VMware VSP, VTSP, and VCP competencies
  • Dedicated marketing resources for proactive lead generation and business development services
  • Joint customer call blitzing, for maximum lead generation and market reach

Program Management Capabilities

  • Cloud credit knowledge
  • Product experts capable of nurturing existing opportunities and providing support through the process
  • APN portal and licensing experts

Technical & Demo Resources

  • Account Provisioning
  • Access to highly certified VMware and AWS technical specialists
  • Proof of concept capabilities
  • On-Demand weekly product demos for VMware and AWS Products

AWS & VMware Marketing Programs

  • Expert marketing resources to plan and execute end-user/customer initiatives (e.g. on-site events, webcasts, tradeshows, industry conferences, tech talks, and lunch & learns)
  • End to end support for hosted events, including: email blasts, demand generation, social media integration & lead follow up Partner marketing fund management and strategic quarterly market planning
  • Social media expertise and promotional campaigns for lead generation events

AWS Certified Billing Specialist

  • Carahsoft’s in house billing specialists provide our partners and their customers with a simplified billing process that enables cost allocation visibility for optimum spend
  • Billing and Account Monitoring

Training & Enablement

  • Pre- and post-sales technical boot camps offered quarterly
  • Personalized on-demand sales and technical training courses
  • Dedicated resources to assist in managing and recommending certifications and advancing partner tiers

Marketplace

AWS marketplace provides comprehensive coverage for your products. With its extensive collection of software offerings, your product will be accessible to the end-user faster and in more capacities than before. Carahsoft works hand in hand with the AWS Marketplace team to ensure that our partner and customer needs are met every step of the way. With a large portfolio of products, Carahsoft is able to better serve our AWS customers in a rapidly evolving environment. For more information, please contact AWS@carahsoft.com, or view the Marketplace Seller Guide.
 

 

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Archived Events

Get Involved: Join Carahsoft in the AWS Marketplace!

May 28, 2020

The AWS Marketplace has become a highly adopted tool across public sector agencies and partners. As one of Carahsoft’s ISV partners, you have the opportunity to join a network of quickly adoptable and scalable solutions.

During this webcast, attendees gained insight into Carahsoft’s:

  • Relationship with the AWS Marketplace Team
  • Key Marketplace Programs
  • Joint Marketing Opportunities

Resources

AWS Marketplace: Buyer Guide

Download this guide to learn more about using AWS Marketplace as a buyer.
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AWS Marketplace Blog 

View the AWS Marketplace Blog 
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Contracts

Federal

GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS)

GS-35F-0119Y
Dec 20, 2011- Dec 19, 2026

NASA SEWP V

NNG15SC03B/NNG15SC27B
May 01, 2015- Apr 30, 2025

State and Local

CMAS

3-12-70-2247E
Aug 28, 2012- Mar 31, 2022

Educational Software Solutions and Services - OMNIA Partners, Public Sector

R191902
Feb 27, 2020- Apr 30, 2023
*Additional Option Years Available

NASPO ValuePoint

AR2472
Oct 14, 2016- Sep 15, 2026

NJEdge

00278834
Dec 20, 2011- Jun 30, 2022

State of Alabama Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

MA 999 190000000277
Jun 10, 2019- Sep 16, 2026

State of Indiana Contract

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Aug 01, 2017- Dec 19, 2021
*Additional Option Years Available

State of New Mexico Contract

10-00000-21-00098
Aug 01, 2017- Dec 31, 2021

Texas DIR-CPO-4444

DIR-CPO-4444
Jan 28, 2020- Jan 23, 2022
*Additional Option Years Available

Texas DIR-TSO-4288

DIR-TSO-4288
Feb 22, 2019- Feb 21, 2023
*Additional Option Years Available

The Quilt

MSA - 05012019F
Apr 01, 2016- Apr 30, 2022

Education

Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program (ILTPP)

ILTPP-19CT011
May 20, 2019- Mar 01, 2022

Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC)

MC15-04
Aug 10, 2019- Jun 30, 2022

NJSBA

E-8801-ACESCPS
Oct 20, 2015- Sep 03, 2025

VASCUPP

UVA1482501
May 02, 2014- Dec 19, 2021

Events

Upcoming Events

September 28, 2021
September 29, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET
September 30, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET
October 12, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET
October 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM CT
October 14, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET

Archived Events

News

Latest News

Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, today announced that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been added to Carahsoft’s GSA IT Schedule 70 contract.
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Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, will be joined by 15 vendors at this year’s AWS Public Sector Summit.
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Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, today announced that it has added Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions to three more contracts to simplify purchasing by all ...
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Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, today announced that Amazon Web Services has authorized Carahsoft as a distributor in its AWS Public Sector Distribution ...
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Resources

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Case Study

TekStream was able to realize significant cost savings for the SBA and State of Florida. In addition to the $250,000 of hardware that did not have to be purchased for the refresh, the AWS platform’s ongoing savings enabled a 50% decrease in cost compared to the on premises solution over a 5 year per...