Geofeedia and Carahsoft Partner to Revolutionize Public Safety and Community Engagement for U.S. Federal Government Agencies through Location-Based Social Media Intelligence

Geofeedia’s Solutions Now Available on Carahsoft’s GSA Schedule & NASA SEWP V Contracts

CHICAGO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 24, 2016Geofeedia, a leader in location-based social media intelligence, today announced a partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider. Under the agreement, Carahsoft will serve as Geofeedia’s U.S. federal government aggregator, making the company’s social media intelligence solutions available to the public sector via Carahsoft’s GSA schedule and SEWP V contracts.

“This partnership will transform the public sector’s access to location-based social media intelligence,” said Phil Harris, CEO Geofeedia. “As social media’s popularity continues to grow, government agencies will benefit from having access to a solution that helps increase their situational awareness and response time to local events and natural disasters in real-time.”

Geofeedia’s patented, cloud-based intelligence platform monitors publicly available, open source content throughout the world, allowing users to predict, analyze and act on real-time conversations and events. Current methods of keyword and hashtag listening typically misses more than two thirds of social media activity. Geofeedia’s platform expands search capabilities by aggregating posts from any location worldwide to uncover trends and patterns occurring in real-time. These extended search capabilities enable government agencies to make informed decisions such as increasing safety measures at local events or joining in local conversations with constituents.

“Through this partnership, we are expanding our geospatial, citizen engagement, and public safety solutions portfolios with unique social media intelligence and analysis capabilities,” said Tiffany Goddard, Director of Geospatial Solutions at Carahsoft. “Geofeedia’s transformative solution is the first location-based intelligence technology in our portfolio that empowers our government customers to harness the power of social media to enhance their public safety and community engagement initiatives. We look forward to working with Geofeedia and our reseller partners to drive demand for this innovative technology throughout the public sector market.”

Geofeedia’s solutions are available immediately through Carahsoft and its reseller partners via GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-0119Y and SEWP V Contracts NNG15SC03B and NNG15SC27B. To learn more about how to utilize the predictive power of location-based intelligence, view an on-demand webcast, The Predictive Power of Location-Based Intelligence, or contact the Geofeedia team at Carahsoft at 703-889-9737, geofeedia@carahsoft.com.

About Geofeedia

Geofeedia ( www.geofeedia.com) is the leading location-based social media intelligence platform in the United States. Geofeedia’s platform allows users to predict, analyze and act on social media to perform situational awareness in real-time. The company's client base includes many of the leading public safety agencies, Fortune 500 corporate security groups, marketers, and media companies to filter and analyze social media content across multiple sources from any location in the world. The company has operations in Chicago, Indianapolis and Naples, FL.

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, EMC, Adobe, F5 Networks, Google, Open Source, HPE Software, 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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Mike Bush, 646-475-8448
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Carahsoft Technology Corp.
Mary Lange, 703-431-8485
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