Press Release

Carousel Industries

Carousel Industries Partners with IT Giant, Cisco

Partnership Expands Carousel’s Portfolio in Direct Response to Customer Demands

· Exeter, Rhode Island – Carousel Industries, a leader in communication and network technologies, professional and managed services, and cloud solutions, announced that it has partnered with Cisco. The new agreement, which is effective immediately, enables Carousel to deliver Cisco solutions to its expanding customer base, while broadening its managed services capabilities.

“A foundational element of Carousel’s continued success is our ability to transform and meet the rapidly evolving needs of our customers,” commented James Marsh, Chief Revenue Officer of Carousel. “By partnering with Cisco, we increase our relevance to our customers as a business partner and trusted extension of their IT teams.”

“Our new cooperation with Cisco is in direct response to customer demand and the increased market opportunity we have seen, which is particularly apparent in managed services,” he continued. “Since our inception, Carousel’s strategy has been to partner with best-of-breed technology manufacturers and solve the unique needs of our customers. This partnership is the natural next step in our ongoing effort to expertly map technology solutions to our clients’ business challenges.”

The new partnership with Cisco strengthens Carousel’s leadership position as a national Managed Services Provider (MSP), enabling Carousel to provide seamless support for customers utilizing Cisco technologies for critical business functions. Under the terms of the new agreement, Carousel is authorized to resell the entire Cisco portfolio of networking, security, data center, and collaboration solutions.

“Carousel has deep expertise in designing, implementing, and supporting communication and networking solutions for more than 6,000 customers across the U.S.,” commented Jeff Gardner, Chief Executive Officer of Carousel. “As technology and user demands continue to evolve, Cisco arms us with a wide array of cutting edge solutions to help create new opportunities and add incremental value to our national customer base.”

As part of a broader nationwide launch strategy, Carousel will focus initially on delivering Cisco solutions in the northeastern portion of the U.S. As the market expands, Carousel will continue to invest in highly skilled resources, attain specialized certifications, and provide additional services to drive customer success. To learn more about Carousel and Cisco offerings, visit http://www.carouselindustries.com/partners/cisco