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UC&C

3 Key Elements to Mitigating UC&C Platform Migration Issues

As their business needs mature, many companies are forced to take a close look at their current communications systems. Most come to a common conclusion: Their existing platforms cannot support the demands of an increasingly remote workforce along with increased pressure to provide seamless connectivity anywhere, anytime. Their unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) systems may […]

06.12.2018

Healthcare IT solutions

Healthcare

Topping the Charts: Carousel Once Again Takes Home Healthcare Informatics 100 Award

As healthcare organizations strive to remain competitive in an ever-evolving environment—most notably by redefining the patient experience—the speed, agility and effectiveness through which they must deliver high quality care has become critically important. Without question, IT has become the strategic weapon to not only improve the quality of healthcare delivery, but to increase patient safety, […]

06.05.2018

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Security

A Culture of Cyber Resilience

As National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2017 came to a close in October, we at Carousel continue to work diligently on raising awareness about the importance of building Cyber Resilience—at all levels our organizations, all year long. As a National Cyber Security Alliance designated partner and champion, we are dedicated to promoting a safer, more […]

11.09.2017

Managed Services

Outsourcing: Not a Dirty Word Anymore

One of the best parts of my job is meeting with IT leaders—from the CEO of a Fortune 500 to the CIO at a small company—and discussing how they drive innovation into the business. Though their end goals may vary, I’ve found the best run IT organizations have a healthy relationship with some form of […]

11.07.2017

Events

Resilience and Brilliance Shine Through at Carousel’s AlwaysOn Technology Symposium 2017

On Thursday, October 19, I had the pleasure to once again welcome more than 250 business and IT leaders from healthcare, higher education, financial services, manufacturing, and technology to Carousel’s third annual 2017 AlwaysOn Technology Symposium (AOTS) at the Rhode Island Convention Center. As event emcee, it’s always a pleasure to see the Technology Symposium […]

11.02.2017

#CarouselCrew

#CarouselCrew: Meet Natalie Bates, Dispatch Coordinator

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, headquarter-based Natalie Bates, dispatch coordinator for two years. She shares that she most recently got engaged to her high […]

Networking

Is Spanning Tree’s Time Up?

The Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) has been around for decades. Originally designed to help reroute network traffic in the event of a partial outage, it provided a useful solution given the environment of the time. But administrators today are increasingly finding STP is no longer the most efficient way to handle their need for redundancy […]

10.31.2017

Sue Gattis with stepson Evan and husband Jo.

#CarouselCrew

#CarouselCrew: Meet Sue Gattis, Manager, Help Desk/Service Delivery

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 Dallas-based Sue Gattis, Carousel’s help desk and service delivery manager for 12 years. Sue is the proud wife to Jo […]

10.24.2017

Internet Cyber Security

Security

The Right Technology and Services Partners Can Bring IoT From Vision To Reality

I believe the Internet of Things (IoT) has reached a tipping point where we will soon see the pace of connected devices accelerate. I say this because when I talk to organizations about their digital initiatives, they are connecting “things” without ever saying “IoT” or thinking about it as a separate thing. Markets hit mass […]

Managed Services

Moving Your IT Talent into the Future

To read other blog posts by Carousel Managed Services leaders, click here. How does your IT team deliver services today? You wouldn’t be alone if you said your employees are occupied with the chore equivalent of IT work—they’re focused on run tasks or other activities that are crucial to maintaining workforce productivity and network availability, […]

10.17.2017