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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 […]

07.10.2018

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Carrier Services

Five Reasons to Explore End-to-End Mobile Device Management

The explosion of mobile devices—tablets, smartphones and other wireless devices—is enough to stress any IT team to the max. Between security issues and upgrades to international travel, managing pooling plans, shutting off decommissioned devices and pricing that seems to change quarterly as the carriers fight for your business, most businesses lack the tools, manpower or expertise to […]

07.03.2018

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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

Surviving the IT Talent Deficit: Build a Bridge to Success

It’s long been documented that attracting, retaining, and nourishing IT talent is the biggest barrier to a CIO’s success. In fact, according to Gartner’s 2017 CIO report, CIOs across the board identify lack of skills and other human resources as their No. 1 barrier to success. The IT talent deficit is among the most pressing […]

05.22.2018

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

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Thought Leadership

3 Ways IT Leaders Can Drive Business Transformation

We are witnessing a significant evolution in IT as the department transforms from being a siloed entity to one that deploys technology in every function within every business. Much of this change is due to the influx of collaboration tools, Everything as a Service (XaaS), and hybrid technologies that are shifting the priorities of IT […]

05.08.2018

Partner

Inside the Journey of a 911 Call

When an emergency strikes, you pick up the phone and call 911. A helpful call taker confirms your address, gets the details of the emergency, and help arrives within minutes. Sounds simple, right? It may not be. If you’re dialing 911 from an IP phone system, you need multiple systems to integrate and communicate to […]

05.03.2018

Announcements

Client Kudos: Oral Roberts University CIO Wins CIO 100 Award

Today we congratulate Carousel client and technology innovator, Michael Mathews, Oral Roberts University CIO and EVP of Innovation and Technology, for being, selected for the prestigious CIO 100 Award by CIO Magazine. For nearly three decades, CIO has celebrated the innovative use of technology to deliver genuine business value.  As Carousel clients, partners, and employees […]

05.01.2018

#CarouselCrew

#CarouselCrew: Meet Dave Soscia, Director, Strategic Sourcing

Get to know us! At Carousel, we’re more than 1,300 #CarouselCrew members strong, spanning 27 locations across the country. Each month, we’re excited to share a glimpse of our talented team members. This week, meet Exeter, Rhode Island-based Dave Soscia, Director, Strategic Sourcing, and #CarouselCrew member for more than nine years. Dave shares with us […]

04.26.2018

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