Managed IT Services for Canada
Storagepipe Is Now Thrive
Thrive has acquired Storagepipe, a world-class Cloud, Data Protection, and Cybersecurity managed services provider based in Toronto, Ontario. The April 2023 acquisition expands Thrive’s presence and next-generation managed services into the Canadian market, all designed to streamline and strengthen our clients’ IT operations and powered by the Thrive Platform. Built and managed by a dedicated expert team, the Thrive Platform makes life better for everyone with custom workflows, automated routine IT tasks, and real-time service desk dashboards and reporting.
Building on Storagepipe’s dedication to service excellence and optimized client outcomes, these new automation tools provide our Canadian Enterprise, Mid-Market, and SMB clients with greater self-service end user support and productivity while freeing the IT team to focus on strategic projects.
As a logical next step, many clients take advantage of The Thrive5 Methodology and our IT specialist roster to develop a custom strategy based on their distinct IT needs. Thrive clients represent industry leaders in financial services, life sciences, healthcare, education, and more. Thrive works with each client to conduct an in-depth current technology and status assessment to provide specific recommendations and design a tailored, NextGen IT solution that supports the environment of your choice.
What Is the History of Storagepipe?
Since 2001, Storagepipe was known as a trusted global provider of IT Infrastructure and Data Protection Services with a scalable multi-tenant architecture delivered from data centers in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. In 2019, Storagepipe acquired GridWay, Ottawa’s leading Managed Services Provider, to expand its Cloud and managed services offerings. Thrive continues to offer these and other global locations. Contact us today to explore your options.
At Thrive, we think globally and act locally with our Next Generation Managed Services, Cloud, and Cybersecurity offerings designed to provide Canadian Enterprise, Mid-Market and SMB customers tremendous value. Thrive’s approach to strategy and implementation combined with decades of experience serving industries with complex needs sets us apart in Canada and around the world. Benefit from an expanding pool of available expertise and digital transformation tools that scale with your growing requirements and changing marketplace landscapes.
What Storagepipe Technology Solutions and Services Does Thrive Offer?
Thrive continues to offer comprehensive Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) and Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) platforms, including Disaster Recovery for VMware and Hyper-V systems and IBM I (AS/400, iSeries). The company is a Microsoft Cloud Service Provider with an extensive portfolio of Microsoft 365 platform services. In 2020, Storagepipe was recognized as a Veeam Impact Partner – VCSP Growth Partner of the Year and in 2021 was recognized as Veeam Service Provider of the Year in Canada.
Canadian-based Services for Canadian Companies
Thrive delivers next generation managed services from a scalable multi-tenant infrastructure that utilizes secure local and global data center location options. Each data center meets advanced security and regulatory standards while being in the right location to support our client’s operations, internal and external retention policies, and industry audit and compliance requirements.
We can support clients who require Document Safeguarding Capability at Protected B Level with Facility Security Clearance at Secret Level and have deep expertise in serving Canadian organizations and government agencies.
Thrive works with our clients to identify their unique cloud, data protection, and disaster recovery needs and supports alignment with international and Canadian-based cybersecurity frameworks, standards, and regulations including:
- Center for Internet Security (CIS) Critical Security Controls
- The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cyber Security Framework
- Canadian Centre for Cyber Security Baseline Controls (CCSC BC)
- Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
- ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO 9001 standards
- SOC 2 Type II
- SSAE 18
- HIPAA / HITRUST
Thrive is Canada’s Trusted Colocation Provider
Thrive’s Canadian data centre locations and high-performance fibre networks provide fast, reliable, and secure colocation and connectivity with onsite security services and remote real-time monitoring.