EXETER, RI, April 1, 2021 – Carousel Industries, a leader in communication and network technologies, professional and managed services, security and cloud solutions, announced today that CRN ®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Carousel to its 2021 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 and Tech Elite 250 categories.

The MSP 500 list, released annually, recognizes the leading North American solution providers that have demonstrated innovative and forward-thinking approaches to managed services. These services help end users improve operational efficiencies and navigate the ongoing complexities of IT solutions, while maximizing their return on IT investments. The MSP Elite 150 have an extensive managed services portfolio, including on-premises and off-premises capabilities, weighted toward midmarket and enterprise customers. The Tech Elite 250 is comprised of solution providers in the U.S. and Canada that have the highest partner levels from the IT industry’s leading vendors including AWS, Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and VMware.

With cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services, MSPs have become an integral part of the success of businesses worldwide. They help empower organizations to leverage complex technologies, keeping a strict focus on their core business without straining their budgets. CRN’s 2021 MSP 500 list identifies the market’s key managed services players who are setting themselves apart with best-of-breed solutions that provide the business outcomes customers need.

As one of the nation’s largest IT services firms, Carousel was lauded by CRN for its forward-thinking approach to advancing the IT channel landscape in North America and its commitment to excellence in managed IT services.

“Effective MSPs enable companies to focus on their core objectives while improving the quality and reliability of their cloud computing capabilities,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The solution providers on CRN’s 2021 MSP 500 list deserve recognition for their innovative and forward-thinking approaches to managed services, and the ability to optimize operational efficiencies and systems to maximize return on investments.”

“For nearly thirty years, Carousel has continuously innovated to bring extreme technology value to customers in a variety of industries,” said Jeff Gardner, CEO, Carousel Industries.  “We truly appreciate that our commitment to delivering world-class capabilities to ensure maximum customer success and our ranking as a top managed services provider is again recognized by CRN. Carousel continues to deliver award-winning, managed services proven to exceed industry best practices and help thousands of enterprise clients move IT from a support function to one that enables true business transformation. “

About Carousel Industries

Blending customer advisory, customer support, and customer experience, Carousel’s supercharged Customer Success Obsessed mission goes beyond any one IT function. Rather, it’s a mindset, a mantra, and a company-wide drive to bring extreme technology value to Carousel customers—so they can bring value to theirs.

With deep expertise across a vast portfolio of technologies, including security, unified communications and collaboration, data center, networking, managed services, and cloud solutions, Carousel can design, implement, and support solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of each customer. By offering professional and managed services with flexible deployments in the cloud, Carousel ensures customers achieve agility and use technologies in the way most effective for their business.

A legion of 1,300, the Carousel team has been committed to the art of customer success for its more than 6,000 highly satisfied customers since 1992. The company has been recognized by multiple publications and industry consortiums as a top technology integrator and managed services and cloud solution provider—including the Inc. 500/5000, Healthcare Informatics 100, and CRN MSP Elite 150. Headquartered in Exeter, RI, the company has offices across the United States and internationally—with three Network Operations Centers.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelcompany.com

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