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Seven Steps to IT Transformation

I’ve been speaking recently with many business and technology leaders about the state of the state in IT and the need for a total transformation in the way we run IT. There are many factors validating the need for such a transformation, including technology consumerization, digitization of the enterprise, and simply, the rising cost of […]

09.29.2017

In The News

Colleges Using AR/VR to Educate Homeowners on Disaster Clean-up

Experts estimate that hurricane-destroyed homes could take years to rebuild. A small team of IT leaders in higher education and experts from the building trades hope to expedite the work with an augmented and virtual reality (AVR) training program intended to draw people to the trades who previously would have considered it “dirty, underpaying and […]

09.29.2017

Press Release

Forecasting the Future of IT and Business: Carousel Industries Brings Resiliency to AlwaysOn Technology Symposium

EXETER, RI – Sept. 28, 2017 – Carousel Industries, a leader in communication and network technologies, professional and managed services, and cloud solutions, today announced its 2017 AlwaysOn Technology Symposium, which takes place Thursday, October 19 at the Rhode Island Convention Center. The third annual AlwaysOn Technology Symposium (AOTS) is a one-day event designed by Carousel to help […]

09.28.2017

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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

In The News

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

In The News

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

In The News

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