Enterprise Open Source Software Solutions

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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.

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.

  • Red Hat Solutions (4)
  • Open Source AI/ML & Data Analytics (16)
  • Open Source Cybersecurity (10)
  • Open Source DevSecOps (14)
  • Open Source Digital Experience (5)
  • Open Source MultiCloud (12)

All Open Source Vendors

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

Collaborative Innovation in Government

The combined power of community-driven innovation and industry-leading technical support is expanding the government’s capacity for innovation.
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.

Enterprise Software Solution Trends

Open Source Conferences and Events

Hosted By: Confluent & Carahsoft
Carahsoft March 30, 2023
Carahsoft 9:00 AM CT

Hosted By: GovTech
Carahsoft March 30, 2023
Carahsoft 8:00 AM PT

Community Resources for Open Source 

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Organizations across industries face unprecedented pressure to deliver services more quickly and securely than ever before. Learn why organizations should consider transformative automation as a long-term strategy.


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Evolving technical demands onset by the pandemic have put major pressure on public safety and emergency service agencies, municipalities and many other stakeholders. Finding solutions to these challenges requires an ‘all-hands’ approach. View Red Hat’s presentation from Public Sector Network's Building Safer Cities virtual event to learn how enterprise open source technologies and community collaboration can help agencies discern data-driven insights for proactive incident response.


Explore Open Source News Today

Carahsoft April 29, 2021

Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, today announced it has been named Marketing Partner of the Year for the Public Sector by Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions.