3 Key Elements to Mitigating UC&C Platform Migration Issues

As their business needs mature, many companies are forced to take a close look at their current communications systems. Most come to a common conclusion: Their existing platforms cannot support the demands of an increasingly remote workforce along with increased pressure to provide seamless connectivity anywhere, anytime. Their unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) systems may […]



Contact Centers: Reaping the Benefits of New Communication Methods

If we could summarize today’s landscape of contact center communications in six words or less, it would be more devices, more channels, more collaboration. We naturally know that we need to meet customers on the channel of their choice at the time of their choosing, but it goes beyond that – the conversations have to […]



Are You Ready to Migrate to UC? Five Questions You Should Ask

Unified communications (UC) is revolutionizing the way organizations collaborate. That is, when it’s done right. Because of the increased productivity and efficiency it brings to enterprises, the UC market is expanding rapidly; a recent report from Allied Market Research predicts the market will reach $74.2 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 12.6% from […]


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 […]



Carrier Services

UC&C Migration on the Horizon? Don’t Forget Telecom and Carrier

If your organization is in the planning stages of a unified communications & collaboration (UC&C) migration and is nearing the execution phase, now is a great time to take a brief pause to consider if you have checked all the most important items off your migration to-do list. Have you thoroughly vetted all the available […]


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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 […]



Resilience Begins with Flexibility

With the pace of disruption and change going on in today’s digital marketplace—from the continued growth of cloud to the increasingly strategic importance of IT and the risks posed by security breaches—companies must be resilient if they want to stay competitive. The way to maintain resilience as collaboration needs evolve is by relying on technology […]


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 […]


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Revamping the Contact Center to Enhance the Customer Experience

Last month, we recognized Customer Service Week to celebrate all who work tirelessly in customer service departments, gracefully and enthusiastically managing customer experiences. There are many things leaders can do to enhance the work environment for agents, while also improving the contact center and customer experience. As we look ahead to 2018, I put together […]



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 […]