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Network & Application Security



  • BIG-IP
  • BIG-IQ


  • BIG-IP DNS (Formally known as GTM)
  • Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
  • Advanced Firewall Manager (AFW)
  • Access Policy Manager (APM)
  • Application Security Manager (ASM)
  • Application Acceleration Manager (AAM)
  • Secure Web Gateway Services (SWG)
  • WebSafe
  • IP Intelligence Services (IIS)


Carahsoft Technology Corp. has been pleased to support F5 Networks in the public sector for nearly 10 years. Today, Carahsoft helps to conduct 95% of F5 Networks’ federal business and was recently named F5’s Federal Partner of the Year in 2018. Our extensive capabilities in sales, marketing, and renewal support have continued to generate demand and elevate F5’s federal business since the inception of our partnership in 2010. A healthy and productive collaboration with F5’s value-added reseller community has been vital to our success. We help this community align with F5’s latest solutions, sales plays, use cases, and any updates to position F5 in the most effective way possible within the public sector.

Contact Us Today To Learn How You Can Earn Additional Discounts via F5’s Hardware Trade-In Program

We'll support you with:

  • Lead Generation and Follow-Up
  • Dedicated Sales Support for Quoting, Forecasting, Pipeline
  • Outbound Call Blitz Campaigns
  • Account Management (Forecast/Win/Loss Reporting)
  • Dedicated Sales Representatives for CIV, DOD, FSI, Intel, and SLED
  • RFP Identification
  • Bid and Proposal Assistance
  • Order Processing - same day turnaround to Adobe
  • Government Reporting
  • Payment of Applicable Fees (GSA IFF)
  • Unparalleled Dedicated Marketing Support, Including:
    • Targeted Email Campaigns
    • Partner Networking Events
    • End-User and Developer Events
    • Highly-Targeted Webcasts and Training
    • And More!


Why Carahsoft?

Carahsoft was established by a group of seasoned professionals with decades of experience in government sales, government marketing, and Federal GSA Contract program management. We draw on this expertise to support Adobe's resellers through the entire sales process--from identifying leads and helping you close deals--to handling order administration and government reporting requirements.

Carahsoft Technology Corp.
11493 Sunset Hills Road | Suite 100 | Reston, Virginia 20190


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State, Local & Education


Free Training


Instructor-Led Courses

F5 courses are available in multiple training facilities across five continents. Each course combines instructor presentations, classroom discussions & interactive labs. Use this link to browse available training courses https://f5.com/education/training/schedules


Information you need to solve common problems quickly. F5’s TrainingPass includes more than 50 mini-lessons and episodes that cover, preventative maintenance, setup tasks, security, and ongoing operations. Use this link to subscribe to training resources for Operators and Administrators https://interact.f5.com/TrainingPass.html

Professional Services/Consulting


DoD Virtual User Group Series

The F5 DoD team would like to invite you to our DoD User Group Series. Our goal is to create an online F5 technical community that is specific to DoD and where F5 users can learn, collaborate, and share ideas. Register now for one (or all) of the upcoming sessions!

User Group 1 – April 9, 2020

Description: This session was focused on F5 Access Policy Manager with remote access, network tunneling, and CAC/PIV Authentication. 
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User Group 2 – April 23, 2020

Description: In this User Group session, we focused the discussion on F5 SaaS where we took an in-depth look at current DoD application delivery models, discussed core application delivery services, and examined how an Enterprise Application Services Strategy can improve performance, reduce costs, and standardize security controls.

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User Group 3 – May 7, 2020

Description: Our third User Group covered Enhanced Web Security and F5 BIG-IP ASM.

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User Group 4 – May 21, 2020

Description: During this session we discussed how the F5 Automation Toolchain makes it faster and easier to deploy and configure F5 application services via declarative interfaces and introduced attendees to training to help them expand their skills.

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GSA Schedule Contracts

GSA Schedule 70

GSA Schedule 70 GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-0119Y Term: December 20, 2011- December 19, 2021

SEWP Contracts


Contract Number: Group A Small: NNG15SC03B Group D Other Than Small: NNG15SC27B Term: May 1, 2015 - May 1, 2025

State & Local Contracts

City of Seattle Contract

Contract #0000003265 Term: December 19, 2021


Contract # CMAS 3-12-70-2247E Term: through March 31, 2022


Contract # AR615 Term through May 31, 2020

Fairfax County IT Hardware, Software, & Services

Virginia- Fairfax County CONTRACT EXPIRATION: October 4, 2020 (with 5 option years)

National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA)

Term: through November 30, 2021

National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA - TCPN)

Term: through November 30, 2021

North Carolina Mass Storage Contract 204X

Contract Number: 204X Term: through

Orange County National IPA Co-Op

Through May 31, 2020 (with 2 option years)


Contract Number: UVA1482501 Term: May 2, 2014– December 19, 2021


Archived Events


Latest News

Many agencies are discovering that moving applications to the cloud is not as easy as they originally anticipated. It’s not a matter of “move it and forget it.”
The explosive growth of applications hosted in the cloud creates a world of opportunities—and a multitude of challenges for federal agencies that must now deploy and manage a vast portfolio of ...
Federal agencies increasingly are adopting a multicloud approach to application deployment, with most pursuing a best-of-breed strategy for each application deployed. According to the fourth annual F5 ...
Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, is pleased to host the fifth annual F5 Government Technology Symposium. This one-day event will provide valuable insights on ...
Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, is pleased to host the 4th Annual F5 Government Technology Symposium. This day-long event is designed for government IT ...
Carahsoft is pleased to host the 3rd Annual F5 Government Technology Symposium. Designed for government IT leaders and practitioners interested in learning new strategies for application delivery, ...
Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, announced today that F5 Networks has named Carahsoft its UNITY Distributor of the Year for the Americas. This award, honoring ...
F5 Networks and Carahsoft are hosting the 2nd annual F5 Government Technology Symposium. During this one-day government conference, attendees will hear how agencies are successfully implementing ...
F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today announced that its BIG-IP® version 11 software delivers end-to-end application access control to help ...


Access to Technical Support: AskF5 – use this link to log into your F5 account and create a new support case https://support.f5.com/csp/my-support/home

How to locate a serial: Use this link to find the serial number or registration key of your BIG-IP system https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K3782


Federal IT organizations have never faced more difficult challenges: cyber attacks, the mobile revolution, data center consolidation, cloud deployments, complex application environments, and constantly increasing network traffic. And, at the heart of it all, budget constraints demanding smart, af...

Federal agencies are increasing the online services that they provide to citizens and employees to enable faster access to information, reduce operational costs, and increase transaction accuracy. Key to the success of this online delivery platform is public trust. When user data is compromised, an ...

Consumers prefer the convenience of engaging with institutions via smartphones or tablet devices. For this reason, mobile application services are essential for the future of online banking and financial services. With the increased sophistication in fraud threats and attacks, your institution’s s...

The modern world runs on applications. Your employees require apps to do their jobs, while your customers rely on them to connect with your business and advance their own. Expectations are high. All your users demand immediate, uninterrupted, and secure access to the applications they need when they...

Organizations are increasingly moving to containerized environments for developing and deploying applications. Container environments offer a system of application development in logical units for a faster time to market, to meet business demands, process automation, achieve greater agility and effi...

F5® Application Connector is an add-on to the F5 BIG-IP® platform, enabling services insertion for public cloud applications. In addition, it acts as a cloud proxy instance for securely connecting public clouds to an organization’s application service infrastructure within cloud interconnects (c...

F5® Herculon™ SSL Orchestrator™ is an all-in-one appliance designed to optimize the SSL infrastructure, provide security solutions with visibility into SSL/TLS encrypted traffic, and maximize the use of your existing security investment. Herculon SSL Orchestrator supports policy-based managemen...

Ensure availability of your applications with a next-generation distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) defense that blocks today’s multi-vector threats, including attacks that target applications and the underlying infrastructure. F5® DDoS Hybrid Defender™ integrates on-premises DDoS protection w...

Organizations are increasingly turning to OpenStack, an open-source cloud-computing platform, to build and manage large cloud deployments. OpenStack-based clouds, which feature a flexible services architecture, plug-in support of third-party solutions, and a rich support community, can increase agil...

F5 and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have partnered to help you rapidly deploy application workloads without incurring the capital expenditures of new infrastructure. AWS is both a pioneer and leader in the public cloud marketplace, providing customers with the ability to provision and deploy applicatio...