• August 25, 2016

Geofeedia Partners with Carahsoft for Government Work

Geofeedia, a provider of location-based social media intelligence, is partnering with Carahsoft Technology, a 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 of Geofeedia, in a statement. "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. It expands search capabilities by aggregating posts from any location worldwide to uncover trends and patterns in real time.

"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, in a statement. "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.

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