Carousel Responds to COVID-19
At Carousel, we care deeply for the well-being of our employees, customers, communities, partners, and business ecosystem network. We are in this together, and remain fixated on ensuring your business's health and resilience during this unprecedented event. Need to connect with a Carousel representative on COVID-19 considerations or concerns? Email or call 800-285-2502.
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NWN Acquires Carousel Industries Delivering Improved Cloud Communications

We are excited to announce that Carousel Industries, a National leading IT and Managed Services firm is now a part of the NWN family. NWN pursued this acquisition to deliver more complete solutions to our customers and the wider market. Together, NWN and Carousel will form a new kind of cloud communications services provider that’s […]

05.12.2021

Security

MDR services and managing cybersecurity within your business

No matter the size, industry, or location, nearly every company today has a cybersecurity strategy. But there are many methodologies your organization can use to protect its digital assets and determining the right approach for your business means balancing your desired cybersecurity posture against your resource availability of staff and money. Given the evolving threat […]

04.19.2021

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Security

Apps in the Firing Line: The Enduring Power of DDoS Attacks

This blog was originally posted on F5.com. Applications are the face of your company. Customer goodwill is won or lost in a heartbeat these days, so downtime of any description is not an option. Every second you are out of commission is a potential prelude to financial and/or reputational loss. While there are a multitude […]

10.28.2020

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Security

Carousel Industries and Ordr: Uncovering the IoT Surprises Hiding Within Your Network

This blog post was originally featured on the Ordr blog. First, some straight-up pragmatism: IoT devices probably won’t get much more secure as time goes on. There’s just not enough impetus for manufacturers to add security capabilities. Couple that lack of onboard security with the fact that IoT usage is rapidly increasing, and the onus […]

10.26.2020

E911

E911 Checklist for a Remote Workforce

Working remotely in the safety of our homes has become the new business normal. As organizations find new ways to ease team communication and collaboration with cloud-based platforms, 911 connectivity remains a necessity for all. Your clients may wonder what are the applicable Enhanced 911 (E911) requirements for remote users. Read on to learn more […]

10.16.2020

Security

Zero Trust Architecture and moving beyond VLANs for segmentation

For years enterprises have been deploying VLANs to segment their networks. The thought was that devices in one segment were limited in their ability to adversely affect devices in another. This approach to security in fact provided very little in the way of actual risk mitigation, and in reality provided a false sense of security. […]

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Cloud

How COVID-19 is shaping the future of tech

The pandemic has fundamentally impacted our lives – how we access healthcare, how we buy food, how we learn, and definitely how we work. For most of Carousel’s customers, work-from-home has changed the name of the game and more organizations have accelerated their desire to shift applications and services to public cloud. That transition has […]

09.28.2020

Cloud

Cloud playing a central role in keeping business going

What are some opportunities you see on the horizon with cloud? I’m shocked there’s still a huge number of enterprises that haven’t yet made the move to UC and contact center as a service via the cloud. There’s tremendous opportunity there to transition to something more capable as part of their digital transformation journey, especially […]

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Education

How school technology infrastructure can unlock a new level in virtual learning

When schools around the world went into lock down earlier this year, the individuals responsible for servicing their on-campus technology infrastructure faced a monumental challenge, with absolutely no notice: virtualizing learning environments and classrooms to maintain education and enable students to continue their development from home. The challenges have likely been the biggest faced by […]

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UC&C

Returning to Work: Balancing Collaboration and Safety

With the pandemic disrupting workforces and office spaces across the globe, enterprises everywhere are rethinking their approach to how — and where — people work. While many organizations report their employees’ productivity levels have been the same or higher while working remotely, it’s doubtful all companies will follow the example of Twitter and keep their […]

09.21.2020