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Carahsoft Now Offering Amazon Web Services Solutions
via Its Largest State and Local Contract Vehicles

New Contract Additions Make AWS Available to Thousands of Agencies and Organizations Across All 50 States

RESTON, Va. — March 27, 2019 — 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 U.S. state and local governments, and educational institutions. AWS solutions are now available through Carahsoft’s contracts with National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) ValuePoint, National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA), and National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA).

These additions represent Carahsoft’s latest expansion in the AWS Public Sector Distribution Program, making AWS solutions available to thousands of state and local entities including school districts; higher education institutions; state, city, county and local government agencies; and qualifying nonprofit organizations.

  • NASPO ValuePoint offers access to 28 different state contracts, allowing the majority of the United States to take advantage of a streamlined procurement process to purchase Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions.
  • National IPA is used by more than 50,000 registered government customers who leverage their collective buying power to improve pricing and reduce administrative costs.
  • NCPA covers 90,000 customer agencies between the public and nonprofit sectors in all 50 states who leverage its dedicated purchasing e-portal to streamline procurement.

“We are excited to expand our role with AWS and our authorized resellers to encompass the broader public sector market. By adding AWS solutions to these additional contract vehicles, we’re supporting government and educational customers as they accelerate adoption of cloud services,” said Craig P. Abod, Carahsoft President.

AWS solutions are now available to authorized reseller partners serving public sector customers through Carahsoft’s NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V; Carahsoft’s NASPO ValuePoint, National IPA and NCPA contracts. Select Carahsoft technology vendors are also featured on AWS Marketplace. For more information, contact the Carahsoft AWS team at (888) 662-2724 or

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.

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Mary Lange
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