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Carahsoft Announces Support for Adobe® Connect™ 9

Latest Release Powers Mission-Critical Web Conferencing Solutions End-to-End, on Virtually Any Device 


Reston, VA – June 26, 2012 – Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, today announced its support for Adobe® Connect™ 9, which will be available to the public sector market through Carahsoft. 

Adobe Connect is a web conferencing solution for web meetings, eLearning, and webinars. It powers mission-critical web conferencing solutions end-to-end, on virtually any device, enabling government agencies to fundamentally improve productivity. The latest software release extends many features of the solution, in particular delivering critical new capabilities to empower event organizers to prepare and promote compelling events in which audience engagement can be easily tracked and returns measured for optimization. 

Adobe Connect 9 will be available through Carahsoft’s GSA Schedule GS-35F-0119Y. Existing Adobe Connect 8 customers with current annual maintenance may upgrade to the latest version of the software as soon as it is released beginning in calendar Q3 2012. 

“With the enhancements provided in Adobe Connect 9, government agencies will have access to even more powerful capabilities to make web meetings, online training, and webinars more accessible, efficient, effective and engaging,” said Craig P. Abod, Carahsoft president. 

Carahsoft and its ecosystem of reseller partners have been proactively marketing and selling Adobe Connect to federal, state, and local government agencies since 2005. The software has become the web conferencing solution of choice for numerous government organizations. 

“Adobe Connect 9 combines valuable input from our existing customers and the latest advances in technology to provide users with a flexible, feature-rich web conferencing solution,” said Barry Leffew, vice president, public sector for Adobe. “We are excited to partner with Carahsoft to bring this latest software release to the public sector market place to enable agencies to improve service delivery and reduce costs by effectively hosting and collaborating in rich, interactive meetings from anywhere, anytime.” 

Product Highlights 

  • For eLearning, Adobe Connect 9 further enhances the end-to-end, rapid training solution and introduces greater capabilities in mobile learning, engagement tracking, and learner onboarding while ensure their learning programs are accessible and run flawlessly anywhere, anytime on virtually any device. 
  • For webinars, Adobe Connect 9 provides an all-in-one solution for digital marketing and citizenengagement events—ultimately helping to maximize results. 
  • For collaboration, Adobe Connect 9 offers complete mobile-to-mobile collaboration with the same high quality web conferencing experiences once available only on desktop systems. The new release provides meeting hosts and participants complete confidence to engage in web meetings, webinars, and virtual classrooms on the move using the latest smartphones and tablets. 

Learn More 

Carahsoft will be hosting a series of webcasts and events featuring Adobe Connect 9. The first event, “Sneak Peek: Adobe Connect 9,” will be held at 2:00 p.m. (EDT), Tuesday, July 10, 2012. Register here, or for more information, contact Tiffany Goddard at 703-871-8640.