Carahsoft TechnologyÂ has landed an agency catalog agreement to provideÂ Red Hatâ€™s open-source Java development kitÂ and related support to the Department of Defense, the U.S. Coast Guard and intelligence agencies.
Carahsoft said Tuesday it will offer subscriptions and maintenance services forÂ OpenJDK products up to April 30, 2025, throughÂ NASA'sÂ Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement vehicle as part ofÂ DoD'sÂ Enterprise Software Initiative.
Customer agenciesÂ can use Red Hat technology to create runtime platforms and deploy Java-based applications.
â€œAs the DoD seeks innovative solutions to power its unique deployments, Red Hatâ€™s open source software offers the flexibility, scalability and security needed to ensure the warfighter is supported and mission needs are met,â€ said Natalie Gregory, vice president of sales at Carahsoft.
The agency catalogÂ is designed to simplify the contracting process in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement.
According to Carahsoft, it willÂ designate a program manager to oversee the catalog, procurement, reporting and assessments.