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Forgepoint Awards Carahsoft the Catalyst Recipient for 2023


RESTON, Va. — January 20, 2024 — ˹., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, today announced that it has received the 2023 Catalyst Award from , a leading venture capital firm focused on cybersecurity and digital infrastructure software. The award was announced at Forgepoint’s Fall 2023 Advisory Council Meeting and Dinner, and recognized Carahsoft’s dedication to creating positive outcomes for Public Sector missions with emerging and innovative technologies.

Since the beginning of its partnership with Forgepoint in 2015, Carahsoft has been a pivotal member of Forgepoint’s Advisory Council, actively supporting the advancement of innovative technologies within the Public Sector. As one of Forgepoint’s Advisory Council partners, Carahsoft closely collaborates with its portfolio companies, driving strategic sales and marketing efforts to extend these technologies further into the Public Sector. In 2023, Carahsoft hosted and participated in multiple Forgepoint events and partnered with 15 portfolio companies, generating high levels of sales and marketing engagement.

“We are honored to receive Forgepoint’s 2023 Catalyst Award,” said Alex Whitworth, Cybersecurity Solutions Vertical Executive at Carahsoft. “Carahsoft and our reseller ecosystem are dedicated to fostering the adoption of Forgepoint’s unique and modern cybersecurity and digital infrastructure portfolio for Public Sector agencies. As cyber attacks continue to evolve in sophistication and frequency, the need for protective solutions becomes increasingly critical and we remain committed to supporting Forgepoint in advancing our joint customers’ digital future.”

About Carahsoft
˹. is The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider, supporting Public Sector organizations across Federal, State and Local Government agencies and Education and Healthcare markets. As the Master Government Aggregator® for our vendor partners, we deliver solutions for Cybersecurity, MultiCloud, DevSecOps, Records Management, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Open Source, Customer Experience and Engagement and more. Working with resellers, systems integrators and consultants, our sales and marketing teams provide industry leading IT products, services and training through hundreds of contract vehicles. Visit us at www.carahsoft.com.

Mary Lange
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