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Build your cybersecurity team: Which roles to outsource, which to keep in-house?

In an earlier post we looked at typical headcount costs and other expenditures to build and maintain the full scope of cybersecurity capabilities in-house. Those figures often put a completely internal team out of reach, but the good news is that a strong cybersecurity strategy doesn’t need to be an all-or-nothing effort. Here we’ll explore […]

05.27.2021

Announcements

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

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Managed Services

Stuck in the IT Slog? Time to Push Through

In one of my favorite business books, the New York Times bestseller “Decide,” my good friend and author Steve McClatchy writes that psychological studies have confirmed that we can divide all sources of human motivation into two categories: to move toward Gain (or something you want) or to Prevent Pain (or prevent the loss of […]

08.01.2017

#CarouselCrew

#CarouselCrew: Meet Molly Kreis, Director of Recruiting

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 Boston-based Molly Kreis (you can call her Mols too), Carousel’s director of recruiting. We sat down with Molly to learn […]

07.27.2017

Managed Services

An IT Revolution is Brewing

As IT leaders and professionals, we are waging an important battle every day. We are expected to be at the forefront of innovation—influencing and compelling the organization to move towards revolution while also keeping the lights on. But innovation and growth responsibilities are inherently competitive with run operations and, unfortunately, run seems to win every […]

07.26.2017

Events

Gearing Up for Carousel’s Third Annual AlwaysOn Technology Symposium

At the end of last year, Gartner lay claim to the top 10 strategic technology trends we would see soar in terms of exploration, innovation and growth this year—from intelligent things and apps to adaptive security architecture. Three themes—intelligent, digital, and mesh—emerged as common threads and the areas reinforced one key concept: that today’s IT […]

07.25.2017

#CarouselCrew

#CarouselCrew: Meet Sean Deasy, Solutions Engineer Manager

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 Sean Deasy (Day-cee, not Daisy or Deezee as many think!), Solutions Engineer Manager located in Flemington, NJ. We sat down […]

07.20.2017

#CarouselCrew

#CarouselCrew: Meet Jon Travers, Sales Support Associate

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 Jon Travers, sales support associate at Carousel’s Warwick, R.I. location for more than two years. We sat down with Jon […]

07.13.2017

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Thought Leadership

Helping IT Leaders Make Confident Decisions

What’s your competitive advantage? What’s your key differentiator? We hear those questions so often in business and for many, it’s a knee-jerk response to answer “client service.” But with so many companies touting client experience as a differentiator, at what point does it just become table stakes? Using client feedback (be it through focus groups, […]

07.06.2017

Events

Tips for Attending Cisco Live!

It’s been dubbed “Geek Summer Camp”, and many make the annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas to attend Cisco Live (CLUS). Whether this is your first time or one of many, we’ve compiled this list of resources to keep handy as you make your way to an event that draws nearly 20,000 attendees. Transform your business […]

06.22.2017