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Thrive Honors Opkalla as Breakout Partner of 2023 in Inaugural Channel Awards

Thrive Honors Opkalla as Breakout Partner of 2023 in Inaugural Channel Awards

Opkalla Recognized for Outstanding Collaboration and Achievements in Cybersecurity and Technological Modernization Services 

FOXBOROUGH, MASS. – January 16, 2024Thrive, a premier provider of cybersecurity and digital transformation Managed Services, is pleased to announce Opkalla as the Breakout Partner of the Year Award recipient. This is part of Thrive’s first-ever Outstanding Partner Awards to recognize exceptional collaborations within its network.  

These channel awards mark the launch of Thrive’s formal recognition program, spotlighting partners who exemplify collaboration, innovation and shared success that define the Thrive partner ecosystem. Each partner selected has demonstrated significant, increasing growth with Thrive in 2023. 

“We are delighted to acknowledge Opkalla’s strategic thinking, leadership and significant contributions to Thrive’s growth with the Breakout Partner of the Year award,” Bill McLaughlin, Thrive’s President, stated. “Our top-tier partners fuel Thrive’s cybersecurity, digital transformation and Managed Services for businesses across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.” 

“It’s an honor to be named Breakout Partner of the Year,” Aaron Bock, Opkalla Managing Partner, said. “We’re excited to continue working with Thrive to protect and empower businesses through Thrive’s comprehensive and advanced cybersecurity, Cloud and managed solutions.” 

Watch Thrive’s Opkalla Recognition Video. For more information about Thrive and its award-winning partners, please visit 




About Thrive 

Thrive delivers global IT outsourcing for cybersecurity, Cloud, networking, and other complex IT requirements. Thrive’s NextGen platform enables customers to increase business efficiencies through standardization, scalability, and automation, delivering oversized technology returns on investment (ROI). They accomplish this with advisory services, vCISO, vCIO, consulting, project implementation, solution architects, and a best-in-class subscription-based technology platform. Thrive delivers exceptional high-touch service through its POD approach of subject matter experts and global 24x7x365 SOC, NOC, and centralized services teams. Learn more at or follow us on LinkedIn. 

About Opkalla
Opkalla helps their clients navigate the confusion in the technology marketplace and choose the solution that is right for their business. They work alongside IT teams to design, procure, implement and support the most complex IT solutions without an agenda or technology bias. Opkalla was founded around the belief that IT professionals deserve better, and is guided by their core values: trust, transparency and speed. For more information, visit or follow them on LinkedIn. 



Kristina O’Connell
EVP, Marketing