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Carousel Expands Texas Location In Response to Growth Across the Country

As the old saying goes, “Everything’s Bigger in Texas!” This also holds true for Carousel, as we recently expanded operations and moved into a brand-new location in Plano, Texas. Situated about 20 miles outside of Dallas, the 100,000-square foot Plano facility is home to more than 50 Carousel team members and serves as a critical […]

01.07.2020

Events

Thoughts (plus other cool stuff) from AWS re:Invent 2019

The impressive depth of the AWS portfolio was on full display at this year’s re:Invent, with announcements of more than 70 new products and features. The list of presenters covered a vast range of expertise and disciplines. Just as stomachs feast on the endless Vegas buffets, our brains indulged in some gorging of their own […]

12.19.2019

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UC&C

Training Considerations When Adding New Technology

One of the biggest technology challenges companies face when implementing and deploying new tools is adoption. Ensure employees are properly trained and are consistently reinforced to use the technology so your company can truly maximize the results of its new collaboration tool. Tony McQueen, Senior Director of Collaboration, weighs in on a TechDecisions article about […]

10.07.2019

Security

Beware of the Overshare

Cybercriminals are constantly on the hunt for new ways to obtain information. According to the Better Business Bureau, they love to target people that widely share personal and corporate information on social media (especially not under a private account), because it makes their job that much easier. Attackers are far more sophisticated than we give […]

10.03.2019

Partner

Evolving the wireless experience…again

This blog post originally appeared on the Cisco Meraki blog, located here. Next generation wireless, including new Wi-Fi 6 Access Points Whether indoors or outdoors, a quick look around is all it takes. How many colleagues, friends or strangers can you see using a mobile device? You’re probably reading this on one right now. For […]

10.01.2019

Partner

How to Protect Your Organization by Protecting Your Customers’ Data

Welcome to the New Regulated Normal The tide is shifting when it comes to customer data. While organizations covered by HIPAA or FERPA are used to dealing with the security requirements that come with those laws, new general privacy laws are starting to enfold other industries. GDPR and the new California Consumer Privacy Act both […]

09.24.2019

Virtualization & Automation

UC&C

The Case for Automation: Alleviating MAC Attacks in Large Enterprises

A few decades ago, the most powerful tool in PBX administration was the punch-down tool. Most moves, adds, or changes (MACs) required a technician to move wires and re-punch them with a punch-down tool. Today, software does all this. Instead of punching wires, administrators punch keys on a keyboard. While some IT administration processes have […]

09.13.2019

Announcements

Meet the Graduates: Carousel Team Members Complete Ethical Hacker Training to Become Cyber Warriors

Carousel team members spanning across different geographies, titles, and time zones completed a comprehensive cybersecurity training program in the areas of ethical hacking and auditing to become the company’s inaugural graduating class of Cyber Warriors. As part of an ongoing commitment within Carousel to strengthen a Culture of Cybersecurity and Secure by Design philosophy, the […]

09.10.2019

Networking Solutions

Networking

Making the User Experience of Wi-Fi 6 and 5G Even Better with Meraki

The newest cellular wireless standard—5G—is on the horizon and its anticipated arrival has received its fair share of attention and hype. Enabling a wide range of new applications, from virtual reality to autonomous vehicles, 5G will be a game changer. But while service providers have started rolling out 5G in select markets, it will be […]

09.05.2019

Cloud

Northern Vermont University Creates Dynamic Online Learning Environment with Carousel and Cisco

Universities around the world are looking to provide their uber-connected student bodies the best learning opportunities possible. Northern Vermont University is no different, but faced an additional challenge: Connecting two distinct physical campuses 40 miles apart to create new learning opportunities for students, professors and researchers that go beyond traditional online learning environments. Northern Vermont […]

08.25.2019