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Five Questions With: Jason Albuquerque

Jason Albuquerque is the newly appointed chief information security officer at Carousel Industries of North America Inc., a new position created to streamline Carousel’s cybersecurity readiness and prevention initiatives. Albuquerque spoke with Providence Business News about his new role and where he intends to focus his attention as Carousel’s inaugural cybersecurity executive. PBN: What does […]

09.20.2017

Press Release

Carousel Industries Names Meredith Lawrence as VP of Marketing

EXETER, RI – September 18, 2017 – Carousel Industries, a leader in communication and network technologies, professional and managed services, and cloud solutions, today announced that Meredith Lawrence has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing. Lawrence reports to James Marsh, Carousel’s Chief Revenue Officer and is responsible for elevating Carousel’s brand awareness with clients and partners. […]

09.18.2017

Press Release

Carousel Industries Names Jason Albuquerque as Company’s First Chief Information Security Officer

EXETER, RI – September 7, 2017 – Carousel Industries, a leader in communication and network technologies, professional and managed services, and cloud solutions, today announced it has named Jason Albuquerque as its first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).  Albuquerque, Carousel’s Director of Business Systems and Operations since 2014, will report to Bill Thompson, Carousel’s Executive Vice President of […]

09.07.2017

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Keeping cloud-based unified communications grounded

Three years ago, Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla., had 15% of its IT infrastructure and applications in the cloud. Today, that number has climbed to 55%. Michael Mathews, CIO and associate vice president of innovation, said the university, which has 5,000 students and 700 faculty members, aims to be at 100% in just a […]

09.06.2017

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Focusing on ‘Gain’ Instead of ‘Preventing Pain’ in IT

In one of my favorite business books, the New York Times bestseller “Decide” 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 something you have). It has much applicability […]

08.23.2017

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Extreme Networks’ Patriots Mobility Summit with Carousel Industries

“We like partners that drive that end-to-end connectivity solution, and that’s what Carousel brings to the table,” John Brams, director, sports and entertainment at Extreme, told us. And that’s why when executives at Gillette Stadium, home to the NFL’s New England Patriots, discussed an upgrade to the initial Extreme network that the vendor installed by itself […]

08.23.2017

Press Release

Cisco Recognizes Carousel Industries as Top Expert in Customer Care

EXETER, RI – Aug. 17, 2017 – Carousel Industries, a leader in communication and network technologies, professional and managed services, and cloud solutions, today announced it has attained the Unified Contact Center Enterprise (UCCE) certification from Cisco. This designation acknowledges Carousel’s ability to design, deliver, and fully support Cisco UCCE solutions that enable its clients to provide personalized […]

08.17.2017

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Extreme Networks And Carousel Industries Make A Name As The Top Team For Stadium Wi-Fi

Networking solutions vendor Extreme Networks and solutions provider partner Carousel Industries see a major growth opportunity in implementing Wi-Fi technology at sports stadiums and the projects serve as high-profile examples of what’s possible for wireless in the enterprise, the companies told CRN. Executives from Extreme and Carousel, No. 61 on the 2017 CRN Solution Provider […]

08.16.2017

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An IT Revolution Approaches

IT leaders are waging an important battle every day. We’re expected to be at the forefront of innovation—influencing and compelling our organizations to move toward business transformation while also keeping the lights on. But innovation and growth initiatives are inherently competitive with IT run activities and, unfortunately, the latter seems to win every time. Consequently, […]

08.14.2017

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Avaya Partners: ‘It’s Time For A Change’

Partners say the restructuring and reorganization at Avaya is a breath of fresh air as the company’s channel partners have fought off competitors and a sales slowdown since the vendor filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early this year. “Where we had deals held or maybe lost deals is really in that mid-market area where customers don’t really understand […]

08.10.2017