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The open source development model ensures constant innovation and iteration through a decentralized community of thousands of contributors to projects’ codebases. With presidential mandates and a recognized need for modern software spurring open source adoption in the public sector, IT leaders must determine how free open source and its enterprise alternatives fit into their purchasing strategies.


Enterprise open source software providers leverage the innovation of community-driven open source projects, while embedding the built-in security, scalability and support required in the enterprise environments of public sector IT organizations. Carahsoft provides Federal, State and Local Government agencies as well as Education and Healthcare organizations with enterprise open source IT solutions to modernize their approach to IT.


Explore Open Source product demos from our leading technology partners

Your Trusted Enterprise Open Source Technology Provider

Carahsoft’s industry-leading portfolio of enterprise open source software providers support mission success across all levels of government. The U.S. and Canadian public sector can access best in class open source solutions through Carahsoft’s numerous contracts, including:

  • Agency-specific agreements
  • Government acquisition vehicles
  • Cooperative purchasing contracts

Explore Carahsoft’s portfolio of enterprise open source software providers below to identify the best-fit technology for your mission needs.

  • All Open Source Vendors
  • Red Hat Solutions (4)
  • Open Source AI/ML & Data Analytics (24)
  • Open Source Cybersecurity (16)
  • Open Source DevSecOps (21)
  • Open Source Digital Experience (7)
  • Open Source MultiCloud (16)

All Open Source Vendors

Carahsoft's enterprise open source solutions portfolio brings flexible, open principles to the public sector enabling improved, modernized mission capabilities and cross-team colaboration. Choose a technology vendor below to explore its Open Source solutions and services.

Collaborative Innovation in Government

Christopher Smith, Vice President and General Manager of the North America Public Sector at Red Hat, explains why open source’s inherent transparency, portability and innovation have made it a key driver of the digital revolution.
Tami Pearlstein, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Acquia, explains how an open source platform helps agencies deliver digital experiences that meet their constituents’ current and future needs.
David Erickson, Senior Director of Solutions Architecture at Elastic, discusses how open source technologies enable agencies to control and query their own data for faster insights and decisions.

Enterprise Software Solution Trends

Open Source Conferences and Events

Hosted By: Red Hat and Carahsoft
Carahsoft April 16, 2024
Carahsoft 9:00 AM ET

Hosted By: Red Hat & Carahsoft
Carahsoft April 17, 2024
Carahsoft 2:00 PM ET

Community Resources for Open Source 

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Carahsoft's eBook explores Liferay, a platform designed to streamline citizen services for your organization. Liferay offers a central platform accessible on any device, leverages AI for citizen needs and provides secure, scalable deployment options. Download the eBook and see how Liferay empowers organizations to improve efficiency and serve citizens better.


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Downtime for critical government applications can disrupt citizen services. Discover how MariaDB MaxScale guarantees continuous operation. MaxScale automatically switches to backup servers during outages, preventing service interruptions and ensuring data remains accessible. Download the datasheet to learn how MaxScale keeps your organization's applications running reliably.


Explore Open Source News Today

Carahsoft April 06, 2023

Anaconda Inc., provider of the world’s most popular data science platform, and Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, today announced a partnership.


Carahsoft February 21, 2022

The need for a secure and comprehensive digital working environment is a reality for many industries, especially highly regulated ones such as government agencies, public sector organizations, universities, financial institutions, and healthcare providers.