EXETER, RI – October 25, 2016 – NWN Carousel, a leader in communication and network technologies, professional and managed services, and cloud solutions, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Atrion, Inc., a leading IT services firm specializing in security, productivity and collaboration, unified communications, networking, applications and integrations, and data center solutions.

With the completion of the deal, Carousel now has more than 1,400 professionals in 27 locations nationwide. The company has approximately $525 million in annual revenue, forming one of the largest and fastest-growing privately-held IT services firms in the U.S.

“In announcing our intent to acquire Atrion, we emphasized the increasing expectation from clients for their IT service partners to elevate their position and become strategic business advisors,” said Jeff Gardner, CEO, Carousel. “With this acquisition complete, Carousel accelerates its ability to deliver on that promise, enabling our respective and joint clients to fully benefit from a broader suite of IT solutions and services – backed by a proven methodology intensely focused on ensuring real and measurable business value.”

“Over the past four months, both Carousel and Atrion have continued demonstrating aggressive growth, adding new professionals to our team, winning new clients, and deepening existing client relationships,” said James Marsh, CRO, Carousel. “As a unified organization, we are excited to go to market together and provide a deeper level of strategic value to existing and prospective clients.”

“For over three decades, Atrion has remained committed to creating something unique, special, and truly visionary, all while putting our clients, employees, partners, and the greater community at the core of our pursuits,” added Tim Hebert, CEO of Atrion, A Carousel Company. “As we embark on this next chapter, we have the opportunity to touch these groups at an even deeper—more significant—level. We look forward to this next step in our journey.”

Atrion is now known as Atrion, A Carousel Company, and will continue to maintain its Warwick, RI and Flemington, NJ locations. Carousel remains headquartered in Exeter with sales and support offices located nationwide.

About Carousel

NWN Carousel is a recognized leader in helping organizations evolve the way they communicate and orchestrate the flow of information throughout their networks.  Carousel enables clients to connect and collaborate the way modern IT users demand and advance from their current network infrastructure to meet tomorrow’s standards. With deep expertise across a vast portfolio of communication, network, and security technologies, Carousel is able to 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 clients achieve agility and utilize technologies in the way most effective for their business.

Since 1992 Carousel has grown by an average of 30 percent annually and today has more than 6,000 customers, including 35 of the Fortune 100. The company has been widely recognized by multiple leading industry publications and consortiums as a top technology partner, managed service provider, and cloud solution provider. It has made the Inc. 500/5000 list of the fastest-growing privately-held companies in the U.S. seven times overall. Headquartered in Exeter, RI, Carousel has more than 1,400 employees working in 27 locations across the U.S.

About Atrion, A Carousel Company:

Atrion Inc., A Carousel Company, is committed to helping its clients make sound technology decisions that lead to favorable business outcomes. The leading IT services firm offers a robust set of services and solutions—with a focus on innovative IT leadership, consultative, professional and managed services—spanning the following areas: productivity and collaboration; unified communications; networking; systems integrations; data center; and security. Atrion is regularly tapped for its unique IT expertise, and has received several awards among the years, including Fastest Growing Company by Providence Business News, CRN Tech Elite 250 and MSP 500, Inc. 5000 and more. Atrion is a Cisco and Microsoft Gold Partner. Find Atrion online: www.atrion.com, on Facebook, Twitter, and on LinkedIn.