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Carahsoft’s IT Solutions Providers at EDUCAUSE Annual Conference on October 27-29, 2020

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RESTON, Va. — October 20, 2020 — Carahsoft Technology Corp.and 29 of its technology solutions providers will be participating at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. The annual conference is hosted by EDUCAUSE, a non-profit association and the largest community of technology, academic, industry and campus leaders committed to advancing higher education through the use of IT.

This year’s event features more than 125 virtual exhibits, 175 on-demand sessions, 250 breakout sessions, and numerous programs and tracks including:

  • Cultivating a Culture of Innovation and Change
  • Delivering Trusted Insights and Innovation Through Data
  • Enabling Research Discovery
  • Exploring New Boundaries in Teaching and Learning
  • Organizational Excellence, Leadership and Partnerships
  • Redefining the Enterprise for the Modern Age
  • Security, Privacy and Ethics
  • Transforming the Student Experience


The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference will feature three general session presenters:

  • George Takei, Actor and Social Justice Activist
  • Susan Grajek, Vice President, Communities and Research, EDUCAUSE
  • Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, President, The University of Maryland

In addition, Palo Alto Networks will be hosting “Applying Career Lessons Learned to Advance in Cybersecurity Leadership,” a simu-live event on Thursday, October 29 at 3:25 p.m. EST. Bob Turner, Chief Information Security Officer at University of Wisconsin-Madison, and M.K. Palmore, Vice President and Americas Field Chief Security Officer at Palo Alto Networks, will share their takeaways from serving in the military, private industry and Department of Justice. Attendees will learn the importance of partnership, applying leadership principles in everyday life and mentoring future cybersecurity leaders while also having the opportunity to speak with a Palo Alto Networks technology expert on the company’s work in the higher education field.

Carahsoft has partnered with the following technology vendors to host resources on how their solutions empower education missions on Carahsoft’s EDUCAUSE Annual Conference Resource Hub:

  • Adobe®
  • Amazon Web Services, Inc.
  • FireEye, Inc.
  • Okta, Inc.
  • Palo Alto Networks®
  • Secureworks®
  • SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC.
  • SentinelOne

To learn more about these sponsors and their solutions, visit the Resource Hub. Access is complimentary for all users.

The following Carahsoft partners will be exhibiting at the conference:

  • Adobe®
  • Acquia, Inc.
  • Amazon Web Services, Inc.
  • BlackBerry Limited
  • D2L
  • Dell Technologies, Inc.
  • DocuSign®
  • Fortinet, Inc.
  • Google
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Identity Automation
  • Informatica
  • Instructure, Inc.
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Okta, Inc.
  • Rapid7
  • Red Hat, Inc.
  •, Inc.
  • ServiceNow®
  • SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC.
  • Splunk, Inc.
  • Tableau Software
  • VMware, Inc.
  • Wasabi Technologies, Inc.
  • Zoom Video Communications, Inc.


The Exhibit Hall and general sessions will take place from Tuesday-Thursday, October 27-29, 2020, and the Exhibit Hall will remain open to all attendees through January 31, 2021.




To learn more about Carahsoft’s sponsoring partners and its featured education solution providers, contact Tim Boltz at (703) 230-7402 or; or visit Carahsoft’s dedicated EDUCAUSE Annual Conference site.

About Carahsoft

Carahsoft is a trusted IT distributor for education institutions across the U.S. As a top-performing Internet2 NET+, NASPO ValuePoint, OMNIA Partners and The Quilt contracts holder, Carahsoft supports an ecosystem of technology vendors and reseller partners committed to enabling modernization initiatives and powering the missions of higher education institutions and K-12 schools.

The company's dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver VMware, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, Veritas, McAfee, Dell, Adobe, F5 Networks, Google Cloud, ServiceNow, Open Source, Micro Focus Government Solutions, SAP, Salesforce, and Innovative and Intelligence products and services, among others. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer and is listed annually among the industry's fastest growing and largest firms by CRN, Inc., Forbes, Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and Bloomberg Government. Visit us at or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


Mary Lange
(703) 230-7434

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