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

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

UC&C

When was the last time you gave a great customer experience?

No matter what sector we occupy in the technology industry we all have customers, and customer experience is a massive competitive differentiator in this era of information, accessibility and swiftly changing consumer preferences. It was under this pretext that inContact undertook a recent benchmark study on customer experience, and in this blog entry we’re going […]

05.25.2017

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Partner

Enabling the Modern Workforce

Common problems of today’s workforce and IT teams allude to dreams of having all communications on a single platform while meeting budget and avoiding the logistical nightmare of tracking who is using what for which purpose. Unbreaking News: The Workplace has Changed One factor influencing the rise of a new communications paradigm: five generations will […]

05.11.2017

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UC&C

5 Things to Read to Amp Up Your UC&C Strategy

The IT industry is buzzing with phrases like “collaboration” and “Cisco Spark.” While innovation is brimming in the collaboration space, if you’re an IT leader looking to implement or advance your UC&C strategy, it can be difficult to see through common UC&C challenges like: An increasingly remote and mobile workforce, Pressure to offer around-the-clock connectivity […]

05.09.2017

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UC&C

3 Steps to Increase the Adoption of UC Products

Dear IT Director, you did it. You secured the budget, you worked tirelessly to install the collaboration tools and now, crickets from employees. Collaboration itself isn’t new for staff—it’s the wide array of tools that enable businesses to collaborate more effectively, both internally and externally, that can make teams sheepish about diving in head first. […]

03.30.2017

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UC&C

Prioritize Teamwork to Deliver Results

We’re in the business of creating tools and technology for collaboration. Everything we do is focused on making it easier for teams to work together and “get stuff done.” But putting the best tools in place isn’t going to create teamwork from thin air. If your organizational culture doesn’t actually reward people for working together, […]

03.16.2017

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UC&C

Simple Ways to Increase Adoption of UC Tools – Part 2

This is part two in a two-part series. To read the first part, please click here. You secured the budget, you worked tirelessly to install the collaboration tools and now, crickets from employees. Collaboration itself isn’t new for staff; instead, it’s the wide array of tools that enable businesses to collaborate more effectively, both internally […]

02.14.2017

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Cloud

Security, UC&C, Cloud: Think of the Influence You Can Make This Year

“We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next 10. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.” – Bill Gates  As an IT leader, you most likely can recall a moment—or moments—in time in which you have lost influence. Perhaps it […]

02.08.2017

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UC&C

Simple Ways to Increase Adoption of UC Tools – Part 1

This is part one in a two-part series. To read the second installment, please click here. Unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) solutions have been top-of-mind for IT and business leaders for years, as they look for ways to increase productivity and efficiency. And based on recent research, the UC&C market is showing no signs of […]

02.06.2017