UC&C

Conferencing a Top IT Priority Going into 2020, Technologists Say

In today’s increasingly global workplace, enterprises of all sizes and across all industries are placing significant focus on helping end users work more efficiently, increasing their productivity, and of course, making it easier and more seamless to work effectively across teams—wherever those teams are located. So it’s no surprise that integrating and updating conference room […]

10.31.2019

Video Call Chatting on Facetime

UC&C

Ease of Use, Analytics Top Wish List for Video Conferencing Solutions

Breakthroughs in technology and the changing face of the global workforce have combined to create the perfect storm for video conferencing in the workplace. Organizations—driven by end user demands from a remote or disparate workforce, an increased need for team collaboration, and a desire for a more personal virtualized experience—are adopting video conferencing solutions at […]

08.02.2019

Agent Partner Program

3 Benefits of a Master Agent

The saying goes “you can’t be everything to everyone”, which unfortunately many partners, consultants and IT services providers are finding to be a challenge as more customers demand a single source for all their IT solutions and services needs. But, there are ways IT services firms can expand their portfolio to better assist customers, maintain […]

09.27.2018

Managed Services

Seven Steps You Can Take Today to Transform IT

For the past few weeks, I’ve been talking about the revolution that needs to take place in IT—a total transformation in the way we run IT. There are many factors validating the need for the revolution, including the fact that we’re experiencing a surge in: Technology consumerization, or the power of technology being directly in […]

05.15.2018

Managed Services

Consumption Model Trends Drive Managed Services

One of the things our clients ask us all the time is, “What do you see out in the marketplace in terms of what’s driving IT spending, especially around managed services?” And one of the obvious things is that lines of business are very important in terms of how technology dollars are distributed. It’s not […]

04.24.2018

Carrier Services

4 Tech Predictions for 2018

With 2018 just around the corner, Carousel experts have been ruminating about what’s in store for 2018. Here are what some of our top minds said about what IT leaders should expect in the next 12 months. Darryl Senese, VP, Carrier Services SD-WAN. It’s really a game changer, allowing IT leaders to do different things […]

12.19.2017

Managed Services

Outsourcing: Not a Dirty Word Anymore

One of the best parts of my job is meeting with IT leaders—from the CEO of a Fortune 500 to the CIO at a small company—and discussing how they drive innovation into the business. Though their end goals may vary, I’ve found the best run IT organizations have a healthy relationship with some form of […]

11.07.2017

Buildings in the city of London

Cloud

The Role of Finance in Consuming Technology

For as long as I’ve been with Carousel, one of our main value propositions has been to offer clients options in the way they consume their technology investments. We’re always looking for a way help to them consume technology that meets their budget and cash flow needs. There are three aspects that you really look […]

09.06.2017

Managed Services

Stuck in the IT Slog? Time to Push Through

In one of my favorite business books, the New York Times bestseller “Decide,” my good friend and author Steve McClatchy writes that psychological studies have confirmed that we can divide all sources of human motivation into two categories: to move toward Gain (or something you want) or to Prevent Pain (or prevent the loss of […]

08.01.2017

Managed Services

An IT Revolution is Brewing

As IT leaders and professionals, we are waging an important battle every day. We are expected to be at the forefront of innovation—influencing and compelling the organization to move towards revolution while also keeping the lights on. But innovation and growth responsibilities are inherently competitive with run operations and, unfortunately, run seems to win every […]

07.26.2017