Carahsoft Helps Bolster Cybersecurity Protection

Apr 26, 2023   |   Carahsoft Technology Corp.

Mid-Atlantic State Government Agency Procures Advanced Endpoint Threat Protection Service

As the world has shifted to hybrid and remote work environments, cyberthreats are ever present. Along with this shift comes the need to move away from legacy systems and toward modern cybersecurity solutions.

Why is it important to modernize your cybersecurity solutions? Cybersecurity is one of the most important topics for all agencies and organizations nationwide as cyberattacks won’t seem to stop anytime soon. Mckinsey & Company reports that in 2021, there were more than 850,000 cybercrime complaints. According to the 2022 Cybersecurity Study published by NASCIO, citizens expect ease of use when it comes to license renewals and more on government sites, while expecting data to remain secure in the process. It is vital that your data be protected for the sake of your agency and for your stakeholders.  

In this case study, learn how one of our participating state government agencies decided to get ahead of the curve and ramp up their security measures with the help of OMNIA Partners’ industry expert supplier partner, Carahsoft, and Crowdstrike as the ultimate solution.  

At A Glance

Challenges

Lack of funding across local government agencies led to inconsistent cybersecurity solutions deployed state-wide

Solution

Through the use of a cooperative contract with OMNIA Partners and Carahsoft, the state procured a solution for their local agencies

cybersecurity success story

OMNIA Partners gave us the flexibility to move forward much quicker, which ultimately benefited this state agency by helping them protect their organization faster.

Bryan Jenkins, Director at Carahsoft

Challenge

This mid-Atlantic state government agency worked with Carahsoft’s trusted reseller to find a solution that best fit their modern cybersecurity needs. The challenge this state faced was that across their local agencies, there were inconsistent cybersecurity solutions deployed. This was largely due to a lack of cybersecurity funding across these local agencies toward legacy modernization. Knowing this, the state agency procured a solution for these local government agencies, which they tested, deployed and found to streamline their level of cybersecurity protection.  
 

Solution

The solution was acquiring an advanced endpoint threat protection service for all statewide IT operations. Crowdstrike was selected as the best fit and met requirements such as zero-day attack prevention, zero trust, proactive and monitored malware detection, and persistent threat recognition and eradication. 

Participating agencies with OMNIA Partners have a dedicated resource available to them to help navigate a solution that is a best fit, while saving them time and money. With the help of OMNIA Partners’ trusted resources, the state agency was able to procure their cybersecurity solutions in a timely manner and with ease of use due to the nature of the compliant cooperative contract with Carahsoft.   

Carahsoft & OMNIA Partners

Carahsoft Technology Corp. is The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®. Founded in 2004 and based in Reston, Virginia, the company works with a robust and growing ecosystem of reseller partners, system integrators, and manufacturers to proactively market, sell, and distribute emerging and leading IT solutions to government markets. 

Participants of OMNIA Partners are able to access Carahsoft’s industry leading catalog, which specializes in IT, and leverage the expertise of Carahsoft’s manufacturer-specific sales teams around their particular offerings and capabilities. Carahsoft works to on-board both established and emerging technologies so that our customers can procure the latest solutions to meet their needs. Carahsoft and OMNIA Partners have created an extremely efficient purchasing channel for Public Sector agencies and organizations so that they can deploy solutions faster for quicker return on investment, all at discounted rates off MSRP. 

In addition, Carahsoft supports members with complimentary evaluations and demos for select solutions available on a competitively solicited and publicly awarded cooperative contracts through OMNIA Partners.

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