EXETER, Rhode Island, March 26 /PRNewswire/ --

Carousel Industries, Inc., premier technology solutions provider and Avaya's top business partner, has acquired Daycom Systems, a telecommunications company based in San Diego, California. Started in 1992 by Richard Day, Daycom has proudly served customers in our region, said Day, Daycom CEO and president. Through this acquisition, we are able to expand our technology solutions, offer national service delivery and a greater pool of resources for our customers.

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The acquisition of Daycom makes a strong contribution to Carousel's overall growth strategy and will employ more than 550 people. This acquisition represents a tremendous opportunity for Daycom and Carousel. Given our nation's current economic struggles, this acquisition reinforces that Carousel is here to stay for the long haul. We continue to grow our company so that we are properly positioned to support all of our customers nationally, states Carousel CEO Jeff Gardner. Daycom has a great reputation in the industry and a strong customer base. Like Carousel, they have built a culture around taking care of customers.

Carousel is preparing to announce general strategies for the acquisition. It's truly a perfect fit, states Day. Carousel's great reputation and its strong relationships within Avaya will complement our large customer base and wide geographic coverage. Our people are very excited about this opportunity and the potential for the future, continues Day.

The main benefit is going to be for our customers. The combined businesses give us greater geographic coverage, enhanced capabilities, and greater access to people and resources within Avaya. All of these strengths will enable us to deliver better solutions to our customer base. This is an exciting time, a chance to strengthen our reputation as the top Avaya Business Partner in the country. We intend to make the most of this opportunity, states Gardner.

About Carousel Industries

Carousel Industries is a premier technology solutions provider designing, implementing and maintaining powerful converged communication networks for enterprise customers nationwide. Utilizing a single-source approach, Carousel offers a full range of solutions including VoIP, Data Infrastructure, Unified Communications, Power and Cooling, IVR, Wireless, Security, Speech Applications and much more. Carousel also provides a complete range of maintenance and managed services that improve operations and reduce overall costs. For more information visit www.carouselindustries.com

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