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Aqua Security and Carahsoft Partner to Deliver Container Security to the Federal Sector

Aqua's "Secure Once, Deploy Anywhere" Approach Streamlines Compliance and Reduces Complexity; Aqua and Carahsoft Already Enabled One Federal Agency to Build More Secure Applications Faster

SAN FRANCISCO and RESTON, Va., Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqua Security, the leading provider of container security solutions, and Carahsoft Technology Corp., the Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider™, today announced a partnership to bring Aqua's advanced container security platform to public sector and federal organizations. Under the agreement, Carahsoft will serve as Aqua's value-added reseller, offering the Aqua Container Security Platform to the public sector via Carahsoft's GSA schedule. Having already deployed the Aqua Container Security Platform to a Federal customer, Aqua and Carahsoft are poised to replicate this success with other organizations adopting container technology.

"Working with the Carahsoft team to deliver our full-lifecycle container security to a federal agency in order to meet its stringent compliance requirements demonstrates that the combined expertise of Carahsoft and Aqua is a win-win for customers," said Craig Clark, Sr. Director of Sales, Aqua Security.  "Together we will continue to radically improve process, system and structural security for our joint customers as they build container-based applications."

The Aqua Container Security Platform delivers an advanced security solution for containerized environments, supporting Linux and Windows containers, multiple orchestration environments and both on-premises deployments as well as on AWS, Azure, GCP and other public clouds. Integrating early into container development, Aqua then uses a combination of intelligent defaults, machine learning, and threat research to provide full life cycle security for container-based applications.

"Working with Aqua has exceeded our expectations across multiple fronts," said Matt Rattigan, Director, Business Development at Carahsoft. "With expertise in both Security and DevOps, the Aqua team understands the technical, cultural and organizational issues that come with securing containerized development environments in federal settings. We're pleased to have Aqua's strategic offering in our solutions portfolio and look forward to rapidly expanding our joint customer list with the support of our reseller ecosystem."

Since Aqua first launched its platform in May 2016, it has acquired dozens of Global 1000 customers, among them two of the 10 largest financial services companies and three of the world's top 10 software companies. Fueled by this growth, the company has also quadrupled in size in that time frame, and has offices in San Francisco, CA, Burlington, MA, and London, UK. Earlier this year, Aqua was named in Red Herring's Hot 100 list for North America, won "Best Newcomer Security Company of the Year" by SC Media UK, and was recognized as a security Emerging Vendor by CRN.  In September 2017, Aqua announced $25 million in series B funding.

Aqua's solutions and services are available immediately via Carahsoft's GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-O119Y and SEWP V contracts NNG15SC03B and NNG15SC27B. For more information, contact Carahsoft at 877-468-7962.

About Aqua Security
Aqua Security enables enterprises to secure their container applications from development to production, accelerating container adoption and bridging the gap between DevOps and IT security. Aqua's Container Security Platform provides full visibility into container activity, allowing organizations to automatically detect and prevent suspicious activity and attacks in real time. Integrated with container lifecycle and orchestration tools, the Aqua platform provides transparent, automated security while helping to enforce policy and simplify regulatory compliance. Aqua was founded in 2015 and is backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners, TLV Partners, Microsoft Ventures, and IT security leaders, and is based in Israel and San Francisco, CA.  For more information, visit www.aquasec.com or follow us on twitter.com/AquaSecTeam.

About Carahsoft
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider. As a top-performing GSA Schedule and SEWP contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of 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, Veritas, Dell, Adobe, F5 Networks, Google Cloud, ServiceNow, Open Source, Micro Focus Government Solutions, SAP, Salesforce, 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 and largest firms by CRN, Inc., Forbes, Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at www.carahsoft.com.

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