Carahsoft and Optensity Team Up to Help Government Rapidly Compose and Execute Big Data Analytics

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Optensity’s AppSymphony Platform Added to Carahsoft GSA Schedule

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Optensity Big Data Analytics Platform Now Available on Carahsoft GSA

Our partnership with Carahsoft helps us further our vision of providing a platform where users can easily and rapidly develop new BI analytics and exploit the full power of Big Data, said Pamela Arya, CEO and Co-Founder of Optensity.

Optensity, the innovative software product company that specializes in developing applications and processing big data within the Cloud, and Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solution provider, today announced a strategic alliance under which Carahsoft will proactively market, sell and distribute Optensity’s AppSymphonyTM software to federal, state and local government agencies.

“Our partnership with Carahsoft helps us further our vision of providing a platform where users can easily and rapidly develop new BI analytics and exploit the full power of Big Data. Our AppSymphony platform is AWS ready and easily deployable in private clouds,” said Pamela Arya, CEO and Co-founder of Optensity, Inc.

Optensity’s unique AppSymphony platform provides graphical composition for analytic workflows, virtualizes the composed workflows, and then executes across diverse data sources, data structures and hybrid clouds. Software developers, data scientists, domain experts, analysts, and decision makers are able to collaborate and to make new analytics work for their enterprise within minutes. AppSymphony’s execution engine will run those analytics at scale wherever the data resides.

“We are pleased to expand our big data solutions portfolio with Optensity and to add the company’s innovative AppSymphony product to our GSA schedule,” said Michael Shrader, vice president of Innovative and Intelligence solutions at Carahsoft. “Optensity’s technology enables enterprises to fully leverage and maximize their investments in big data, HPC, cloud, and analytics to make key decisions more effectively in a shorter amount of time.”

Optensity's solutions are available immediately on Carahsoft GSA Schedule GS-35F-0119Y. For more information, join Optensity for a workshop on “Rapidly Developing Analytics for Hybrid Cloud Environments,” being held at 1:00 p.m., on Monday, February 25 in conjunction with the 4th Annual Cloud Computing Summit for Defense and Government being held February 25-27, 2013 at the Holiday Inn in Arlington, Virginia. Government personnel interested in attending this summit are encouraged to contact Optensity at info(at)optensity(dot)com for complimentary passes to the full event. Carahsoft will also host an Optensity webcast, “Agile Analytics in the Cloud,” on Tuesday, April 2. For more information or to register, contact the Optensity team at Carahsoft at 703-871-8681.

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 VMware, Symantec, EMC, Adobe, F5 Networks, Open Source, HP, 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 CRN, Inc., Washington Technology, Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at

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About Optensity
A start-up company headquartered in Virginia, Optensity took early advantage of AWS to build their unique cloud PaaS, AppSymphonyTM. AppSymphony empowers organizations to realize the full benefits of running their analytic applications in multiple cloud infrastructures. Optensity is changing the way commercial companies and government agencies build, deploy, and use analytics for Big Data in intelligence, cyber, financial and social media domains. Optensity envisions a world where analysts can rapidly capture their own information exploitation techniques, processes, and strategies as customizable Apps that transparently execute across hybrid clouds and scalable infrastructures.

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