Carousel to Help 'Demystify' Skype For Business with 'Pre-Ignite' and 'Post-Ignite' Webinars, Happening This Wednesday, April 29th and Thursday, May 14th

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Roundtable Discussions to Feature Industry Experts, Hosted by Douglas Green of Telecom Reseller

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Discussion will cover the practical applications, benefits and planning considerations for enterprises exploring a Skype for Business solution.

Carousel Industries, a leader in mobility, data networking and converged communications, is holding a two-part webinar entitled Demystifying Skype For Business, which will provide informed, detailed discussion of Microsoft's new Skype For Business platform — including what this means for collaboration, messaging, enterprise voice and Skype federation. Join Carousel and host Douglas Green, Publisher of Telecom Reseller as they welcome expert guests including Jason Moortgat, Business Development Manager of Microsoft and Ed Wadbrook, VP Collaborative Solutions, Carousel Industries, for an open, roundtable discussion on what Skype For Business means for enterprises.

The roundtable discussion, the first of which is being held in advance of Microsoft's Ignite event scheduled to take place next week in Chicago, provides the perfect context for event attendees to prepare for the event and will help IT decision makers separate fact from fiction in making their evaluations as they consider aligning their communication infrastructures with these exciting new platforms.

Specific topics covered in Part One include:

  •     Skype for Business: What's in the name, and what does it mean to you?
  •     Effective workloads: Collaboration, messaging, enterprise voice, Skype federation
  •     Integration across platforms: Avaya, Polycom, Aruba, SMART, Surface Hub to name a few
  •     Upcoming designs: Cloud, on-premise, hybrid, and its benefits

This webinar has particular relevance for anyone currently using Microsoft Lync, or anyone considering migrating or acquiring Skype for Business. Discussion will cover the practical applications, benefits and planning considerations for enterprises exploring a Skype for Business solution.

For more information, or to attend, please see below:
Webinar 1: Wednesday, April 29th between 2:00 and 2:45 Eastern time - register here.
Webinar 2: Thursday, May 14th between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Eastern time - register here.

Carousel Industries is a Microsoft Gold and Microsoft Certified Support Partner and has many years of experience helping businesses succeed in implementing and managing Microsoft-based unified communications environments. The company recently launched its SmartPoint Managed Services for Skype, an end-to-end managed services solution optimized for proactively managing and monitoring a Skype for Business Universal Communications (UC) ecosystem.

About Carousel
Carousel Industries consults, integrates, and manages technology solutions that solve business problems and contribute to your organizations’ growth. This includes unified communications, managed services, virtualization, Voice over IP (VoIP), video conferencing and collaboration and data infrastructure solutions.

Today we have over 6,000 customers, including 35 of the Fortune 100. Carousel has been recognized by both VAR and CRN Magazines as one of the top technology integrators in the US and we’ve been listed in the Inc. 500/5000 seven times. Carousel is headquartered in Exeter, RI, with over 1,000 employees working from offices in 30 locations across the US, including over 250 service technicians deployed across the country. For more information visit:

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