Wednesday, March 18, 2009
GlobalSCAPE and Carahsoft Team to Provide Government with Secure Information Exchange Solutions
SAN ANTONIO -- GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSE Amex:
GSB) a leading developer of file transfer solutions, today announced an
exclusive partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corporation, a trusted government
IT solutions provider with headquarters in Reston, Virginia. Under the terms of
the agreement, Carahsoft will add GlobalSCAPE’s solutions to its General Services
Administration (GSA) Schedule. Carahsoft also will provide proactive sales and marketing
support to drive demand for GlobalSCAPE’s solutions within the federal, state, and
local government markets.
With the Carahsoft partnership, government-wide customers can order GlobalSCAPE
solutions directly from the Carahsoft GSA Schedule or through the GSA Advantage!®
online shopping and ordering system. "We are thrilled to partner with Carahsoft
to meet government demand for secure information exchange solutions," said Jeff
Gehring, GlobalSCAPE Vice President of Sales. "Carahsoft is a leading provider of
IT solutions to the government sector and this relationship allows us to provide
this important customer base with proven, industry-leading solutions they can easily
deploy and operate. It also allows us to build on our prior government sales successes
and solution developments."
GlobalSCAPE received a $2.8M order from the US Army in May 2007 for secure client
and server-based managed file transfer solutions as well as the associated maintenance
and support. Since then, GlobalSCAPE has closed additional government business and,
in November 2008, announced receipt of the Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) from
the US Army Network Technology Command (NETCOM).
"GlobalSCAPE clearly is a company on the move in the government IT market," said
Craig P. Abod, Carahsoft president. "We are pleased to add GlobalSCAPE to our GSA
Schedule, providing government agencies with rapid, straightforward access to these
When asked to comment on the partnership, Craig A. Robinson, COO of GlobalSCAPE,
stated "Having a strong relationship with a company of Carahsoft’s stature and reputation
in government IT will make buying our solutions easier and faster for government
customers no matter the organization or its location. We recognize the critical
importance of long-term, pre-approved contract vehicles to these government organizations
and look forward to working with Carahsoft to deliver business through their GSA
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider, combining
technological expertise with a thorough understanding of the government procurement
process to help federal, state and local government agencies select and implement
the best solution at the best possible value. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract
holder, Carahsoft is the largest government partner and serves as the master government
aggregator for many of its best-of-breed vendors. The company’s dedicated Solutions
Divisions support proactive sales, marketing and delivery of Symantec, Storage Solutions,
VMware, Adobe, Open Source, Data Domain, HR, HP Software, Intelligence, and SAP.
GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSE Amex: GSB), headquartered in San Antonio, TX, is a global
provider of managed file transfer (MFT) solutions for securely exchanging critical
information over the Internet, within an enterprise, or to business partners. Since
the release of CuteFTP in 1996, GlobalSCAPE's solutions have continued to evolve
to meet the business and technology needs of an increasingly interconnected global
marketplace. For more information about GlobalSCAPE's products, visit www.globalscape.com.
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