EXETER, R.I. Feb. 8, 2011 Marlborough, MA
By acquiring OmniPresence, Carousel significantly increases its capacity to incorporate collaborative A/V elements into a broad range of installation opportunities. According to The Enterprise Strategy Group, 19% of end-users responding ESG's most recent IT Spending Intentions survey cited both Unified Communication (integrated IP telephony, voice-mail, e-mail, video, instant messaging) and Remote Meeting Solutions (videoconferencing, TelePresence, web meeting) as an area for significant investment in 2011. OmniPresence, which was founded in 2002, has a customer base of approximately 2,500 end users.
OmniPresence established itself in the market by providing high-end expertise in video conferencing solutions. During the last several years, the company increased its focus on designing and installing systems including high definition, custom touch panels and networked A/V solutions, firmly establishing the company in the A/V systems integration space. The company specializes in multi-site installations for enterprise customers.
Jeff Hine, Sr. Analyst for The Enterprise Strategy Group commented, "Carousel continues on an aggressive path of both organic and acquisitive growth. Integrators who capitalize on market conditions and leverage their strength to acquire new capa