Carahsoft Named HP Federal Reseller Partner of the Year for 2012

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Third Consecutive Year HP Recognizes Carahsoft for Its Contribution to Success of HP’s Public Sector Sales Initiatives

With HP's broad product portfolio, there is an enormous opportunity for growth and we look forward to expanding our team to extend HP's footprint within the government market, said Craig P. Abod, president of Carahsoft.

Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, today announced that it has been named the Federal Reseller Partner of the Year for 2012 by HP. The announcement was made at HP Discover Americas 2012, HP’s enterprise technology education and training event held last month in Las Vegas.

“We are honored to be recognized again by HP for our support of the company’s public sector sales efforts,” said Craig P. Abod, president of Carahsoft, which was also named HP’s Business Development Partner of the Year in 2011 and Public Sector Partner of the Year in 2010. “With HP’s broad product portfolio, there is an enormous opportunity for growth and we look forward to expanding our team to extend HP’s footprint within the government market.”

Carahsoft was chosen to receive this award for its outstanding sales and marketing collaboration with HP for public sector clients. This is the third consecutive year HP has recognized Carahsoft for its contribution to the success of HP’s public sector sales initiatives.

Over the past three years, Carahsoft’s team has conducted more than 200 marketing events including the recent 2nd Annual HP Government Summit that attracted more than 470 participants. Carahsoft has also collaborated with HP public sector sales teams to win local, state and federal government clients around the world.

“Organizations are challenged to deliver innovation and value to their customers,” said Dan Stoks, vice president and general manager, Americas, HP Software. “HP collaborates with Carahsoft to help these organizations optimize their applications and infrastructures, giving them the IT performance they need to deliver results that matter to their customers.”

Carahsoft works with HP to deliver top-tier IT software solutions for government organizations. As a true specialist in understanding and addressing public sector IT requirements, Carahsoft has extensive experience in government marketing, sales, and GSA contract program management. Additionally, Carahsoft has a proven history of helping government agencies find the best HP software and solutions at the best possible value.

For more information, visit or contact Melany Smith, vice president of HP Software sales at Carahsoft at 703-230-7413.

About Carahsoft
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of manufacturers, resellers, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.

The company’s dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver HP, Adobe, VMware, Symantec, EMC, F5 Networks, Open Source, SAP, 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 firms by VAR500, CRN, Inc., Washington Technology, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at

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