Shavlik Names Carahsoft Master Government Aggregator

Advanced Patch Management Services Now Available to Public Sector via Carahsoft GSA

New Brighton, MN—October 12, 2015  Shavlik, LLC, a recognized leader in patch management, today announced a partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider. Under the agreement, Carahsoft will serve as Shavlik’s master government aggregator. In this role, Carahsoft has added Shavlik’s solutions to its GSA schedule and will provide proactive marketing and sales support to generate demand for the company’s industry-leading IT management services within the public sector market.

Benjamin Tacheny, Public Sector Sales Manager at Shavlik said, “We are excited that Carahsoft will now be taking over management of Shavlik’s GSA Schedule, making it easier for our Federal clients to purchase using this trusted purchase vehicle. Today more than ever before, patching is at the forefront of security compliance, especially with third-party applications. By expanding our relationship with Carahsoft and its partners, we will increase Shavlik’s ability to serve the Federal government by helping mitigate their vulnerability risk.”

Shavlik is a recognized leader in patch management, and a pioneer in agentless patching technology, virtual machine patching and third-party application patching. The company helps government organizations be compliant with a myriad of security mandates by keeping computer systems up-to-date with the latest patches and updates. Shavlik solutions, including Shavlik Protect, Shavlik Patch for Microsoft System Center and Shavlik Empower, are proven, reliable, on-premise and cloud-based technologies that enable agencies to manage both physical and virtual machines, deploy software, discover assets, simplify configuration, safeguard mobile email, and ensure endpoint security.

"With Shavlik on our GSA, we are now able to offer our government customers and our extensive partner ecosystem proven solutions to quickly verify and report that 100 percent of an organization’s vulnerable machines – physical, virtual, and offline – have received a specific critical patch and are protected," said Will Jones, vice president of virtualization solutions at Carahsoft. “We look forward to working with Shavlik to expand its presence within the public sector market.”

Shavlik’s software and services are available immediately via Carahsoft’s GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-0119Y. For more information, click here to view a recorded version of our Shavlik Webcast: Security Breaches Are Everywhere – Help Your Organization Stay Out of the Headlines; or contact the Shavlik team at Carahsoft at 703-871-8585 or at

About Shavlik
Shavlik is a recognized leader in patch management, and a pioneer in agentless patching technology, virtual machine (VM) patching and third-party application patching. Shavlik solutions include Shavlik ProtectShavlik Patch for Microsoft System Center and Shavlik Empower. Shavlik’s combination of premise- and cloud-based solutions enables organizations of all sizes to begin improving organizational security in as little as 30 minutes. See More, Know More and Protect More with Shavlik.

About Carahsoft
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 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 Carahsoft at


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