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Carahsoft Hosts 4th Annual F5 Government Technology Symposium, June 16, 2016

Nick Marinos, Assistant Director, GAO and Doug Babb, Chief IT Systems Architect,
USAF Hill AFB Enterprise Data Center, Delivering Keynote Addresses

Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, is pleased to host the 4th Annual F5 Government Technology Symposium. This day-long event is designed for government IT leaders and practitioners interested in learning new strategies for application delivery and will cover topics including cybersecurity, mobility and cloud computing.

Learn valuable insights into how to:

  • Develop cybersecurity stratagems such as SSL Intercept;
  • Securely deliver applications into a cloud infrastructure – any cloud infrastructure – public, private, or SAAS; and
  • Stay ahead of the ever growing threats from rogue nation states, hacktivists, and bad actors on the internet.

Attendees will hear from industry experts and government agency leaders about new strategies for application delivery and cybersecurity while networking with peers in the public sector. The event will open with a keynote address on Risk Management and Strategic Planning in Security from Nick Marinos, Assistant Director, GAO, who will highlight recent GAO reviews related to cybersecurity and IT acquisition and development, as well as steps agencies can take to back security into system development and risk management. Doug Babb, Chief IT Systems Architect, USAF Hill AFB Enterprise Data Center will deliver the afternoon keynote.

John Gilroy, host of Federal Tech Talk on Federal New Radio, will moderate a panel session on Managing Your Risk in an Encrypted World with participants including: Lance Dubsky, Chief Security Strategist, FireEye, and Matthew Schneider, Senior Director, VMware NSX Business Unit.

8:00 am- 2:00 pm ET
Thursday, June 16, 2016

The Newseum - Knight Conference Center
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001


View the full agenda here. This event is complimentary for all government employees. Space is limited, so register here now!


Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of software 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.

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Mary Lange



F5 provides solutions for an application world. F5 helps organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking (SDN) deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. F5 solutions broaden the reach of IT through an open, extensible framework and a rich partner ecosystem of leading technology and data center orchestration vendors. This approach lets customers pursue the infrastructure model that best fits their needs over time. The world’s largest businesses, service providers, government entities, and consumer brands rely on F5 to stay ahead of cloud, security, and mobility trends. For more information, go to