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Zend Technologies Partners with Carahsoft in Government Sector

Carahsoft to Offer Zend PHP Web Application Development and Management Solutions on its GSA Schedule

Cupertino, CA, August 9, 2010 – Zend Technologies, the PHP Company, today announced a new partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corp., a government IT solutions provider. With this partnership, Carahsoft will market and sell Zend PHP Web application development and management software to federal, state, and local government agencies through Carahsoft’s General Services Administration (GSA) schedule. Zend provides IT organizations with a complete, proven and supported PHP solution used to develop and manage applications for Web and Cloud computing environments.

“We expect Carahsoft to quickly put Zend Technologies in front of government agencies at a time when PHP is gaining ground in large-scale and mission-critical applications,” said Glenn Hasen, SVP Worldwide Field Operations at Zend Technologies. “Our software is ideal for government as it delivers ease of use, scalability, performance and reliability without the high costs, technology constraints or lengthy implementations often imposed by conventional software products.”

Zend products slated for Carahsoft’s GSA schedule include: the Zend Studio PHP Integrated Development Environment, the Zend Server Web Application Server, and Zend Server Cluster Manager. Zend also sponsors and leads development for Zend Framework, the leading open-source Web application framework for PHP. Zend provides professional consulting services, up to 24x7x365 technical support, software updates and hot fixes, and onsite or online training and certification programs. Zend also works with Strategic Partners including Adobe, IBM, Microsoft and Oracle.

“We are pleased to add Zend Technologies to our portfolio of application development solutions for government and to make them available through our extensive reseller partner network,” said Carahsoft President Craig P. Abod. “Government agencies at every level are dedicating efforts to Web initiatives and exploring cloud strategies. Zend solutions can help government leverage the Web and cloud environments for new agility and efficiency in delivering applications to their constituencies.”

Carahsoft Sponsored Webinar: Rapid Applications with the PHP Part of LAMP
Event Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Start Time: 2:00pm EDT; 11:00am PDT
Duration: 1 hour

About Zend Technologies

Zend Technologies, Inc., the PHP Company, is the leading provider of products and services for developing, deploying and managing business-critical PHP applications. PHP runs 35 percent of the world’s Websites and has quickly become the most popular language for building dynamic Web applications. Deployed at more than 30,000 companies worldwide, the Zend family of products delivers a comprehensive solution for supporting the entire lifecycle of PHP applications. Zend is headquartered in Cupertino, California. 

About Carahsoft

Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider, combining technological expertise with a thorough understanding of the government procurement process to help federal, state and local government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder, Carahsoft is the largest government partner and serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed vendors. The company’s dedicated Solutions Divisions support proactive sales, marketing and delivery of Symantec, Data Domain, VMware, Adobe, Open Source, HR, HP Software, Intelligence, and SAP. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer and is listed among the industry’s fastest growing firms by VAR Business, CRN, Inc., Washington Technology, and the Washington Business Journal. In 2009, Carahsoft was ranked among the top ten companies by total revenue on the Inc. 500 list of privately-held companies, and received the VAR Business Top Revenue Generator Award. Visit www.carahsoft.com.