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Thrive Named to CRN® 2021 Tech Elite 250 List

Thrive Named to CRN® 2021 Tech Elite 250 List

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – March 23, 2021Thrive, a premier provider of NextGen Managed Services, announces today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Thrive to its Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list features IT solution providers of all sizes in North America that have earned cutting-edge technical certifications from leading technology suppliers. These companies have separated themselves from the pack as top solution providers, earning multiple, premier IT certifications, specializations, and partner program designations from industry-leading technology providers.

Thrive optimizes business performance with scalability, the highest level of security, and future-proofs digital infrastructure operations through its NextGen technology platform, including ServiceNow, automation and AI solutions. The Thrive Platform features a broad and unmatched portfolio of Cloud, Security, Networking, and Business Continuity services, powered by automation and self-service capabilities of ServiceNow.

“We’re honored to be acknowledged as one of CRN’s top Tech Elite providers,” said Rob Stephenson, CEO of Thrive. “With more than 20 years in the industry, Thrive is constantly pushing the envelope to implement innovative technologies that further strengthen the success of our client’s IT infrastructure. We offer proactive, global, 24x7x365 support from our U.S.-based technical experts dedicated to solving clients’ greatest technology challenges. We take great pride in being included on CRN’s Tech Elite Providers’ list, and this recognition serves as a testimony to our team’s ability to understand each client’s unique needs and provide a custom IT strategy that guarantees ongoing peak business performance and application availability.”

“CRN’s Tech Elite 250 list highlights the top solution providers in the IT channel with the most in-depth technical knowledge, expertise, and certifications for providing the best level of service for their customers,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “These solution providers have continued to extend their talents and abilities across various technologies and IT practices, demonstrating their commitment to really conveying the most exceptional business value to their customers.”

Each year, The Channel Company’s research group and CRN editors distinguish the most client-driven technical certifications in the North American IT channel. Solution providers that have earned these high honors — enabling them to deliver exclusive products, services, and customer support — are then selected from a pool of online applicants as well as from The Channel Company’s solution provider database.

Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 will be featured in the April issue of CRN® Magazine and online at

For more information about Thrive, click here.


About Thrive

Thrive is a leading provider of NextGen managed services designed to drive business outcomes through application enablement and optimization. The company’s Thrive5 Methodology utilizes a unique combination of its Application Performance Platform and strategic services to ensure each business application takes advantage of technology that enables peak performance, scale, and the highest level of security. For more information, visit

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About The Channel Company

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