Client Spotlight

Taking it to the Cloud: Moving an Aging Phone System

Mark Barham, Director of Information Technology, City of Williamsburg was faced with an aging phone system—one that was nearly three decades old. The current phone system worked, but the City was unable to find reliable replacement parts when they needed them and the systems lacked modern features and functionality to best serve the City. After […]

02.13.2018

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Cloud

The Value of the Connected Cloud

Heading to Avaya ENGAGE end of this month? Join Ed Wadbrook on Tuesday, January 30 and learn more about driving digital transformation in public clouds. Click here to see full session details. The digital transformation isn’t coming—it’s already here. As enterprises work to make the most of this evolution, their priorities are often centered on […]

01.16.2018

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Cloud

Is 2018 the Year You Migrate to a Newer Platform?

Maybe your email server is nearing end of life and you’re stuck trying to figure out what’s next—do you upgrade or move to Office 365? There are some instances when updating existing hardware isn’t as cost effective or efficient than migrating to a new platform—like the cloud or a hybrid data center—altogether. In this post, […]

01.11.2018

Announcements

Announcement: Rebuild Texas Telethon

Carousel is pleased to be part of a community of organizations that lend their resources, time, and people to support humanitarian efforts around the globe. On Friday, September 22, our Avaya cloud-based UC platform, will be used to support a telethon hosted by TEGNA affiliate stations in Texas as part of Harvey Can’t Mess With […]

09.22.2017

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Cloud

Tales From IT: Our Migration to Office 365

Serving in the IT department of Carousel means we are Carousel’s #1 customer.  Because of this, we have the best talent and resources across the IT spectrum at our fingertips.  As an IT department, we naturally advocate for implementing technology to increase business agility, maximize our financial investments, and strengthen our IT security platform, so […]

09.13.2017

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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

Cloud

Take it to the Bank: Security in the Cloud

Anyone who knows how to work a computer has heard the term “cloud“. It’s beyond a disruption at this point and has almost become a standard in both our personal and professional lives. Even if you don’t quite understand what it is, you know about it, and you probably use it too. Because of the […]

08.09.2017

Carrier Services

What’s Next? Leaders Cite Top IT Priorities for 2H 2017

Today’s IT leaders are tasked with everything from daily run tasks like patching to more strategic business initiatives like migrating data to the cloud. But how successful do they feel they are in propelling their organizations toward transformation? Carousel surveyed more than 300 New England-based IT leaders across several verticals to find out the top […]

06.08.2017

Managed Services

IT Checklist for Planning an Office Move – Part 2

Click here to read Part 1 of this two-part series for the complete checklist. 7. Conduct a dry-run A few weeks before the final move, conduct a complete step-by-step run-through of the plan to test for any gaps or issues that may arise with transit, missing or backordered equipment, or vendors. Going through step-by-step of […]

06.06.2017

Managed Services

IT Checklist for Planning an Office Move – Part 1

Whether you’re downsizing, upgrading or just shifting spaces, an office move can be brutal for IT practitioners. To help ease the burden, we’ve put together this list to help you plan your next office move. 1. Allow for ample planning time An office move, expansion, or downsize can take significant time when it comes to […]

05.31.2017