RESTON, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/05/14 -- Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, today announced that it has been recognized for the ninth consecutive year by UBM Tech Channel as a part of CRN's 2014 Solution Provider 500 list. Formerly known as the "VAR 500," the Solution Provider 500 (SP500) ranks the highest producing solution providers in the IT channel within eight categories, from hardware and software sales to managed IT services.
Carahsoft ranked #25 on this year's SP500 list, with revenue of $1.7 billion, climbing 40 spots from its 2013 ranking at #65. Carahsoft debuted on the list in 2006 at #399 with revenue of $36M.
"The public sector's demand for cloud, virtualization, cybersecurity, citizen engagement, and big data solutions continues to accelerate our growth," said Craig P. Abod, Carahsoft president. "And the support of our technology partners, integrators, service providers, and resellers enables us to address that demand with high quality, proven and cost-effective technologies that meet the mission-critical needs of our government customers."
The Solution Provider 500 ranking is based on 2013 revenue. The selection panel also looks at companies who are implementing forward-thinking approaches to the channel, especially involving cloud solutions and services-driven IT.
"The annual Solution Provider 500 represents those companies that truly understand the needs of customers today as the IT landscape evolves," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "With so many options, this list has become an invaluable resource for vendors working hard to navigate the solution provider community and identify the best partner for their business. We congratulate the featured solution providers and look forward to covering their continued success."
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 technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of software manufacturers, value-added resellers, system integrators, 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, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at www.carahsoft.com.