Carahsoft Named 2013 Government Contracting Firm of the Year by Tech Council of Maryland (TCM)

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IT Solutions Provider Recognized for Outstanding Success Serving Government Market

Tech Council of Maryland

Carahsoft Named Government Contracting Firm of the Year

Winners of the 2013 Tech Awards exemplify this broad cross section of individuals and companies that are key to driving advances in all aspects of technology. -- Doug Doerfler, TCM Board Chairman

Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, today announced that it has been named the 2013 Government Contracting Firm of the Year by the Tech Council of Maryland. The award was presented during TCM’s 25th Annual Tech Awards celebration held earlier this month.

“Our area is ripe with innovative companies – from ones focused on high tech and IT solutions that make businesses and governments run smoothly and securely – to biotech companies that are developing cutting-edge cures for serious diseases,” said Doug Doerfler, chairman of TCM’s Board. “Winners of the 2013 Tech Awards exemplify this broad cross section of individuals and companies that are key to driving advances in all aspects of technology.”

Carahsoft was singled out for the award based on its phenomenal growth and success. Founded in 2004, the firm has become one of the most respected and fastest growing government-focused IT solutions providers in the nation. In just eight years, the company has grown to more than $1.4 billion in sales and currently employs more than 350 sales, marketing and business professionals at its Reston, Va.-based headquarters.

“We have built an extensive ecosystem of manufacturing, reseller and consulting partners dedicated to serving the government’s IT requirements,” said Craig P. Abod, Carahsoft president. “Their dedication and loyalty, combined with the hard work of our team, make recognition like this possible and I am extremely honored to accept this award on their behalf.”

About the Tech Council of Maryland Inc.
The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM) is the largest technology trade group serving the advanced technology and biotechnology communities of Maryland. TCM’s mission is to advocate for the interests of the technology community, further the role of technology in the Maryland economy, and nurture an environment where technology companies can collaborate, grow and succeed. For more information, visit

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, Adobe, Symantec, EMC, F5 Networks, HP, SAP, Open Source, 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, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at

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