Arcusys Partners with Liferay and Carahsoft to Bring Superior Learning Solution to the US Public Sector Market

Arcusys Partners with Liferay and Carahsoft to Bring Superior Learning Solution to the US Public Sector Market

Federal organizations benefit from the Valamis - Learning Experience Platform as they transform learning and development to meet mandates around digital transformation.

BOSTON, August, 2017 - Arcusys, the global leader in digital learning solutions for Liferay, has announced a partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider in the United States. This collaboration enables Carahsoft to distribute Arcusys' Valamis advanced learning management platform exclusively on Liferay to the US public sector market. Valamis is one of the most advanced learning management systems in the world, and it was included in Gartner's 2016 Market Guide for Corporate Learning Suites.

Government entities will benefit from utilizing Valamis on Liferay to learn, develop and share information digitally. An open source learning solution, Valamis assists agencies in understanding and complying with large, comprehensive laws, regulations and security-related procedures, as well as employee competence management.

"We are excited to expand our Arcusys and Liferay solutions portfolio with the addition of Valamis, and to make this integrated learning platform available to our government customers and reseller partners," said Natalie Gregory, Vice President of Carahsoft's Open Source Solutions team. "Arcusys has invested extensively in technology to streamline the user experience, enable compliance with a myriad of regulatory requirements, and automate the training/certification process for government agencies in a very cost-effective manner."  

Valamis empowers formal learning, social learning and informal learning that is independent of time, space and device. Additionally, the analytics produced by Valamis enable the customer to measure and analyze the efficiency and impact of the training programs, shorten the time to productivity, and find the best ways to train new skills.

"The partnership with Carahsoft is a significant step in entering highly competed US markets for us and will create new possibilities for both companies," said Mika Kuikka, President of Arcusys Inc. "Together with Liferay, we will prepare the public and private sector organizations for the digital transformation of learning."

Arcusys' Valamis platform and Liferay are available immediately via Carahsoft's GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-0119Y. For more information, register for "Turning the Digital Transformation of Learning into an Agency's Competitive Advantage," a webinar hosted by Carahsoft and Arcusys at 10am ET on Wednesday, August 30, 2017; meet the Valamis team at the Liferay North American Symposium in Austin, TX on October 16 and 17, 2017; or contact the Arcusys team at Carahsoft at 703-230-7451.

About Arcusys

Arcusys is an internationally growing IT company specialized in the digitalization of learning. The company's customers are large organizations in both private and public sectors. Arcusys has eight offices globally and is headquartered in Finland, the education capital of the world. For more information, please visit www.arcusys.com.

About Valamis - Learning Experience Platform

Valamis is an award-winning open source learning experience platform developed since 2010 by Arcusys. Valamis provides organizations a solution for turning the digital transformation of learning into a competitive advantage. Valamis enables social and informal learning, content authoring and management tools, learning measurement tools and other user experience capabilities using the Liferay platform. Valamis gives user an access to in-depth analytics on their learning process by supporting the xAPI standard, and includes a built-in Learning Record Store (LRS). The platform brings organizations a cost effective and flexible way to grow and manage their learning. For more information, please visit valamis.arcusys.com.

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 vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of manufacturers, resellers, 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 a comprehensive suite of open source solutions as well as VMware, Symantec, EMC, Adobe, F5 Networks, 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.

Contact information:

Arcusys Inc.
Mika Kuikka
President
mika.kuikka@arcusys.com
(617) 959-7438

Carahsoft
Mary Lange
Vice President, PR
pr@carahsoft.com 
(703) 431-8485

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