Arqit Quantum Inc. and Carahsoft Technology Corp. announced a partnership. Under the agreement, Carahsoft will be Arqit?s Master Government Aggregator®, making Arqit?s unique Symmetric Key Agreement Platform available through Carahsoft?s reseller partners and NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V, Information Technology Enterprise Solutions ?

Software 2 (ITES-SW2), National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) ValuePoint, E&I Cooperative Services Contract and OMNIA Partners contracts. Cyber adversaries employing ?store-now, decrypt-later? attacks and stockpiling encrypted data to crack it open with quantum computers, presents long-term danger to organizations with sensitive data.

Arqit?s Symmetric Key Agreement Platform will enable end-customers to move simply and securely from a complex public-key infrastructure, which is vulnerable to a powerful quantum computer and relies on third parties, to a platform that is designed for the cloud and a world of connected devices.