Partner

Evolving the wireless experience…again

This blog post originally appeared on the Cisco Meraki blog, located here. Next generation wireless, including new Wi-Fi 6 Access Points Whether indoors or outdoors, a quick look around is all it takes. How many colleagues, friends or strangers can you see using a mobile device? You’re probably reading this on one right now. For […]

10.01.2019

Networking Solutions

Networking

Making the User Experience of Wi-Fi 6 and 5G Even Better with Meraki

The newest cellular wireless standard—5G—is on the horizon and its anticipated arrival has received its fair share of attention and hype. Enabling a wide range of new applications, from virtual reality to autonomous vehicles, 5G will be a game changer. But while service providers have started rolling out 5G in select markets, it will be […]

09.05.2019

Networking

Wi-Fi 6 or 5G? Enterprise Organizations Will Benefit from Both

5G, the fifth generation of wireless networks that will enable a wide range of new applications, from virtual reality to autonomous vehicles, has received is fair share of attention and hype. However, another technology will be arriving much more quickly to help fill the gap for enterprise organizations between 5G’s promise and its realistic timeline: […]

08.19.2019

Digital binary panel

Data Center

Hyperconverged Infrastructure: Complete Simplicity Requires Complete Solutions

In today’s multi-cloud world, managing complexity seems to be a full-time job for many IT professionals. This is not surprising, since they are often asked to concurrently manage legacy infrastructure, public and private cloud environments, with multiple vendors, all while trying to adapt to a world where data and data centers are no longer centered. […]

05.02.2019

Client Spotlight

What’s Good for Clients is Good for Carousel

Carousel partners with a wide range of technology partners so that we can recommend solutions that make the most sense for answering each of our clients’ particular technology needs. As part of our exploration of the SD-WAN marketplace, we selected products and offers most relevant to our customer base and arrived at Viptela as one […]

08.30.2018

Networking

3 Considerations When Exploring an SD-WAN Solution

Well over a decade ago, the term “cloud” became common vernacular when behemoths like Google and Amazon began to regularly toss around the phrase “cloud computing” to explain the paradigm shift occurring with how users were accessing software, computer power and files over the Web instead of on their desktops. Though some argue the term […]

05.29.2018

Client Spotlight

A Very IT School Vacation

Unlike some seeking R&R during school vacation week, I didn’t jet down to Florida to visit Mickey Mouse, binge watch Netflix, or tackle the ever-growing list of projects around the house. As district technology coordinator for South Amboy Public Schools, in South Amboy, NJ, I instead spent my break working with the fine folks at […]

04.19.2018

Networking

SD-WAN: What’s the Best Model for My Business?

Most organizations struggle with managing their carriers, bandwidth, and adding new applications to their WAN. The complexity, cost, and time of managing these networks has a real impact on their ability to respond quickly and that, in turn, has real business impact. Enter SD-WAN, which allows companies to vastly simplify their network, making it more […]

04.10.2018

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

Networking

Is Spanning Tree’s Time Up?

The Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) has been around for decades. Originally designed to help reroute network traffic in the event of a partial outage, it provided a useful solution given the environment of the time. But administrators today are increasingly finding STP is no longer the most efficient way to handle their need for redundancy […]

10.31.2017