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New partnership deepens Telarus’ growing cyber security practice and paves the way for Telarus’ network of over 4,000 technology brokers to offer compliance-driven IT solutions for mid-to-large enterprise businesses

November 7, 2018

SANDY, UT – Telarus LLC, creators of GeoQuote® and award-winning master agent of business data, voice, and cloud services, today announced that it has entered into a technology distribution agreement with Thrive.  With this new agreement in place, Telarus’ network of over 4,000 technology brokers will be able to offer their mid-to-large enterprise clients Cloud, Cybersecurity, Networking, Disaster Recovery and other managed services to help compliance-driven businesses solve complex IT issues.

“We are excited to add Thrive to our growing managed security portfolio,” said Richard Murray, COO of Telarus. “Thrive’s unique Cybersecurity, Disaster Recovery and Compliance-Driven methodology to Public and Private Cloud Management provides a unique value proposition that will allow our partners to leverage their existing relationships and to have high-level conversations with their clients. Thrive will architect, migrate and manage applications in Microsoft Azure or in ThriveCloud, their national data center Private Cloud Ecosystem, utilizing a best in breed approach to cybersecurity, reliability and performance.  With 200+ engineers, 950+ accounts worldwide and a strong concentration in traditional verticals such as Financial Services, Healthcare, Insurance, Bio-Tech and Education, Thrive is well-equipped to assist our partners business with established and emerging technology solutions alike.”

Headquartered in Foxborough, Massachusetts, Thrive has offices in New York City, San Francisco, Charleston, SC, and Maine and is ranked among the top 100 on CRN’s list of IT Managed Security Service Providers.  Their Mission is to become the most respected and referred technology solutions firm serving mid-market, enterprise, and emerging customers all over the United States.

“For years we’ve been witnesses to Telarus’ tremendous growth and massive push into the cloud infrastructure and cybersecurity space, and we are excited to jump in and help them take their practice to the next level” said Erik Young, VP of Channel Sales for Thrive. “Telarus has a history of innovating and keeping its agent partners ahead of the technology curve and Thrive is excited be the reliable technology partner they’ve been looking for. With the investments we have made in our own vCIO services combined with Telarus’ investments in sales engineering, software tools, and in-region partner development managers, we see a true partner that has signaled to the marketplace it wants to become known for its ability to sell cybersecurity and managed cloud. Their sales partners have done a marvelous job selling networking, mobility, and other cloud communications products and we look forward to raising their game by helping them solve compliance-driven IT issues for their customers.”

For more information about how to add Thrive’s consulting and managed security services to your portfolio, please reach out to Telarus by visiting our web site,, or by calling our new partner hotline at 877-346-3232.

About Thrive

Thrive is a leading next generation managed services provider.  The Thrive technology solutions suite utilizes Cloud, Cybersecurity, Networking, Disaster Recovery and other managed services to help compliance-driven businesses solve complex IT issues. Thrive was acquired by M/C Partners in 2016 as a Northeast United States growth platform to service the Financial Services, Healthcare, Biotech, Life Sciences, Banking and other mid-market verticals. In developing this new technology service ecosystem, Thrive is uniquely positioned to offer compliance-based solutions to its valued client base. For more information, visit

About Telarus

Built for You, Telarus is the largest privately-held technology services distributor (master agent) in the United States. Our dynamic agent-partner community sources data, voice, cloud, and managed services through our robust portfolio of 170 leading service providers. We are best known for our home-grown software pricing tools and mobile apps that are unique in the industry. To help our partners grow their businesses even more, we’ve assembled the best support organization in the business, which includes SD-WAN, Cloud, mobility, contact center, and ILEC specialty practices whose primary goal is to help our partners identify and design the right technology solutions for their customers. To learn more about the Telarus opportunity, please visit, or follow us on Twitter @Telarus.