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Rancher Kubernetes Management now Available on Boxboat Technologies’ GSA MAS Schedule Contract for Faster Government Procurement

by Tim Hohman | Friday, Jan 15, 2021 | Rancher Kubernetes


Bethesda, MD – BoxBoat Technologies (BoxBoat), a premier DevSecOps and digital transformation consultancy, today announced that Rancher Federals’ enterprise platform for managed Kubernetes is now available through BoxBoat’s Multiple Award Schedule contract with the General Services Administration (GSA). This expansion of BoxBoat’s relationship with Rancher Federal will enable government agencies to take greater advantage of Rancher’s support for certified Kubernetes distribution, either on-premise or in the public cloud.

You can find BoxBoat's GSA schedule service and software offerings here.

Open Source software is creating new opportunities for government agencies to innovate quickly and reduce IT costs. As agencies adopt Kubernetes and DevSecOps, Rancher provides audited and US validated distributions of critical open-source products necessary to deliver cutting-edge DevSecOps. Together with BoxBoat, Rancher can help government agencies migrate legacy applications to industry leading containerization strategies.

“We’re excited to expand our partnership with BoxBoat to greatly simplify the process for potential federal and public sector agencies to do business with Rancher. Working with BoxBoat will vastly expand opportunities for Rancher customers to collectively usher in a wave of secure open source solutions into the public sector,” said Tim Nicklas, Vice President of Operations at Rancher Federal.

“BoxBoat has been helping our private sector customers implement Rancher and DevSecOps for the past several years” said Tim Hohman, BoxBoat’s CEO. “We are engaged with the US Air Force on their Platform One DevSecOps Basic Ordering Agreement and look forward to expanding our reach to additional government agencies. Getting Rancher on our GSA MAS schedule will help us accelerate DevSecOps within the federal government.”

Rancher Federal's mission is to deliver the latest in open-source technology to the US Government, in a secure, validated way. Rancher Federal provides U.S. government ready distributions of open-source software that allows organizations to run Kubernetes in even the most sensitive environments. Learn more about Rancher Federal at

BoxBoat Technologies is the premier DevSecOps and digital transformation consultancy, helping public sector and commercial enterprises achieve digital transformation by delivering software faster. BoxBoat’s core competencies include aiding customers with a customized strategy for the adoption of Kubernetes, cloud native technologies, and automation. In addition to BoxBoat’s extensive consulting services and training offerings, BoxBoat is pleased to provide access to cutting edge technologies to federal customers through its GSA schedule. To view our GSA schedule, please visit our contracts page

Both BoxBoat and Rancher Federal are committed to working with government agencies to successfully implement DevSecOps solutions that work for customers’ needs.

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