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Thought Leadership

Business Resilience: Thriving During Market Disruption

Being resilient, particularly in a time of disruption, is a relentless, often fanatical pursuit to be at the forefront of your industry. “Resilience is the ability to recover well from setbacks, adapt well to change, and keep going in the face of adversity.” – Harvard Business Review In the context of IT, resilience is often […]

02.20.2018

UC&C

Are You Ready to Migrate to UC? Five Questions You Should Ask

Unified communications (UC) is revolutionizing the way organizations collaborate. That is, when it’s done right. Because of the increased productivity and efficiency it brings to enterprises, the UC market is expanding rapidly; a recent report from Allied Market Research predicts the market will reach $74.2 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 12.6% from […]

02.15.2018

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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 […]

12.14.2017

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Security

Assumption of Breach, Part I: A New Approach to Cyber Security

Several large enterprises have been victimized by catastrophic cyber security incidents over the past few years. They’re so severe, they even caused executives to resign and profits to disappear. In the wake of these high-profile incidents, the media’s message has been clear: if organizations with nearly unlimited resources can be compromised, data breaches are inevitable […]

12.12.2017

Events

Technology: It’s Always On

This article was originally featured on Medium.com. I had the honor of joining a distinguished panel of tech industry leaders to discuss topics in cybersecurity at the AlwaysOn Technology Symposium (AOTS) in Providence. This one-day event is a resource for IT professionals from across the country and is hosted by Carousel Industries, a leader in […]

12.07.2017

Managed Services

Building an IT Environment for the Future

Do you know that most IT leaders use an average of nine—yes nine—different monitoring tools within their environment? That means nine different boxes and nine different applications to manage. And the most interesting part? Very rarely do they even talk to each other. And, this number can be even higher if we bring in hybrid […]

12.05.2017

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 […]

11.28.2017

#CarouselCrew

#CarouselCrew: Meet Suzy Heikkila, Sr. Service Delivery 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 month, meet MA-based Suzanne Heikkila (or Suzy, as most call her), senior service delivery manager for the past three years. Suzy told […]

11.27.2017

Security

7 Tips for Safe Online Shopping

The holiday season is in full swing, which means online shopping deals (especially on Cyber Monday) are here to entice you. E-commerce businesses have geared up to rake in the dough with more people than ever turning to the web and mobile apps to do their holiday shopping. While patrons and businesses are grateful for […]

Thought Leadership

National Intercollegiate Sales Competition Brings Together Future Sales Leaders

Click here to view pictures from the event. On November 10 and 11, we were pleased to sponsor the National Intercollegiate Sales Competition (NISC) at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. The NISC is a sales competition in which students compete for cash prizes in a tournament-style format. The two-day event provides personalized coaching to enhance […]

11.24.2017