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Carahsoft Awarded National Cooperative Purchasing Association (NCPA) Contract 

New Procurement Vehicle Leverages Purchasing Power of Public Agencies in All 50 States 


Reston, VA – February 13, 2012 – Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the National Cooperative Purchasing Association (NCPA). The contract will provide public sector entities nationwide with the best overall supplier government pricing for many of Carahsoft’s top-tier software products including VMware, Adobe, Symantec, HP, Red Hat and SAP. 

“We are excited to be able to partner with Carahsoft to provide IT solutions to public agencies in all 50 states through this new NCPA contract," said Matthew Mackel, director of business development for NCPA. "Our thorough bid process ensures that our participants receive products and services of the highest quality at the lowest prices while obtaining the best value for their budget dollars and Carahsoft's comprehensive product offering is a perfect fit for our program." 

Carahsoft was selected to receive the national master contract in a competitive process based on quality, proven performance, and pricing. The contract is open for use by all public agencies including state, city, county, and local governments; school districts, higher education institutions, and other government agencies or nonprofit organizations. 

“We are pleased to have secured an NCPA contract on behalf of our technology and reseller partners,” said Craig P. Abod, Carahsoft president. “This national cooperative contract vehicle makes our partners’ solutions readily accessible to the more than 90,000 agencies nationwide which are eligible to procure products through NCPA.”

For more information on Carahsoft’s NCPA contract, click here or contact Melany Smith at (703) 230-7413.

About NCPA 

NCPA is the leading national government purchasing cooperative working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states. NCPA utilizes state of the art procurement resources and solutions that result in contracts that ensure all public agencies are receiving products and services of the highest quality at the lowest prices.