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Carahsoft Hosts 3rd Annual F5 Government Technology Symposium, May 8, 2014

Featuring Application Strategies to Future-Proof Investments

RESTON, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/05/14 --

WHAT: Carahsoft is pleased to host the 3rd Annual F5 Government Technology Symposium. Designed for government IT leaders and practitioners interested in learning new strategies for application delivery, this annual conference features discussions on the following topics:

  • SDN in an Application World: Leveraging F5 Synthesis
  • Mitigation Is the Name of the Game for DDoS
  • Eliminate Identity and Access Management Silos for Cloud
  • Develop Network Ready Applications
  • Stop User-Induced Web Threats
  • VMware-F5 Integration: Optimizing Horizon View
  • Build an Intelligent DNS Infrastructure to Ensure Application and Service Availability

The day-long event will also include a panel session focused on Software Defined Networking (SDN) and numerous opportunities for networking conversations.

WHO: The symposium, which will be moderated by Randy Wood, F5's vice president of federal sales, will open with a keynote address by Michael Rau, Cisco's vice president of collaboration systems and solutions. Jill Singer, emeritus federal CIO, will deliver the afternoon keynote.

John Gilroy, the host of Federal Tech Talk on Fed News Radio, will moderate a panel discussion on Software Defined Networking (SDN). Panel participants include: Craig Hill, Cisco; Ali Ahmed, VMware; Chris Isaacs, Mantech; and Eric Mellott, Tapestry Technologies.

WHEN: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, May 8, 2014

WHERE: The Newseum, Knight Conference Center

555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001


REGISTER: View the full agenda here. Space is limited so register now!


F5 provides solutions for an application world. F5 helps organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking (SDN) deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. F5 solutions broaden the reach of IT through an open, extensible framework and a rich partner ecosystem of leading technology and data center orchestration vendors. This approach lets customers pursue the infrastructure model that best fits their needs over time. The world's largest businesses, service providers, government entities, and consumer brands rely on F5 to stay ahead of cloud, security, and mobility trends. For more information, go to f5.com.


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.

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