Thrive | November 08, 2023
The 2023 Channel Futures MSP 501 list recognizes leading global MSPs for their achievements in growth and innovation within a volatile business environment.
The accolade was conferred upon Thrive during the MSP 501 Awards Gala on November 1 at Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Florida.
The award recognizes Thrive's commitment to delivering advanced global cybersecurity programs with excellence.
Thrive, a distinguished managed services provider specializing in cybersecurity and digital transformation, has announced its recognition as The Channel Futures 2023 Managed Security Services Partner of the Year. The company excels at optimizing business outcomes through NextGen managed services and client security programs, employing its Thrive5 methodology.
The award underscores Thrive's dedication to delivering cutting-edge, comprehensive cybersecurity programs to global businesses. Its recognition as The Channel Futures 2023 Managed Security Services Partner of the Year reaffirms its commitment to safeguarding and empowering its clients with cybersecurity solutions.
Rob Stephenson, CEO of Thrive, said
We're honored to be recognized as The Channel Futures 2023 MSSP of the Year. This award reflects the hard work and dedication of our team to prioritize our clients' security needs.
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He further emphasized that in an era characterized by pervasive data breaches and cyber threats, Thrive adheres to its mission of delivering the utmost protection for businesses spanning North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region.
Thrive distinguishes itself from its industry peers due to its unique approach, which involves integrating cutting-edge tools, a 24/7 Security Operation Center staffed by vigilant experts, and advanced cybersecurity mesh automation systems, all aimed at enhancing the overall security posture of its clients. The company consistently demonstrates innovation, expertise, and a client-centric approach to streamline all security functions through its state-of-the-art SOAR and ServiceNow platforms, in contrast to the limited, point-in-time solutions many competitors offer.
This year's survey has seen one of the fiercest competitions in its history. Thrive has jumped to the 21st position on the 2023 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings, a significant leap from its 2022 ranking at 50.
The MSP 501 ranking does not exclusively recognize MSPs based on their size and revenue; instead, it assesses organizations by considering criteria such as annual sales, recurring revenue, profit margins, revenue composition, growth, innovation, and the technologies they supported in the preceding year. The study also acknowledges their business acumen, best practices, and the consistent and reliable advice they provide to their customers.
MSPs worldwide regarded 2022 as a significant year, marked by increased investments by SMBs, the integration of cloud computing for hybrid workforce support, automation, AI development, M&A activities, and the elevation of MSPs to trusted business and technology experts in their roles as frontline employees. The providers featured in this list exemplify their commitment to driving progress within the MSP sector and the entire channel, ushering in a new wave of innovation.
Before the MSP 501 Gala, Rob Stephenson participated as a featured expert panelist in two distinguished sessions at the Channel Futures MSP Summit: 'Gaining an Edge in Cybersecurity with AI: A Channel Partners Playbook' and '(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About AI: Tips and Best Practices for Building AI Solutions Customers Actually Need.'
PR Newswire | October 27, 2023
Inc. Business Media announced the second annual Power Partner Awards, honoring B2B organizations across the globe that have proven track records supporting entrepreneurs and helping startups grow. The list recognizes 389 firms in marketing and advertising, health and wellness, financial services, legal, logistics, and productivity, as well as other areas of business.
All 389 companies received top marks from clients for being instrumental in helping leadership navigate the dynamic world of startups. These B2B partners support entrepreneurs across various facets of the business, including hiring, compliance, infrastructure development, cloud migration, fundraising, etc., allowing founders to focus on their core missions.
"Trusted B2B partners provide guidance and expertise that founders rely on at various steps of their organization's journey. Partners that possess a demonstrated ability to deliver quality support are at the core of entrepreneurship and help bring big ideas to life," says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. Business Media.
At RocketReach, we strive to provide the most comprehensive and accurate contact information database with easy to use tools to simplify our customer's workflows. As a growing company ourselves, we understand the importance of partnerships. We work closely with our partners to unlock more opportunities and create more value for our customers, says Scott Kim, CEO of RocketReach. Being included in the 2023 list of Inc. Power Partners is a meaningful acknowledgment of the work our team does to support all of our partners every day.
Whether it's to build a pipeline, hire the best talent, conduct research, expand partnerships or find investors, having reliable contact data is an accelerant for all startups. Last month, RocketReach announced numerous product enhancements, including improved data quality, simplified workflows and new capabilities such as AI-powered search and Intent Data that help startups accelerate their outreach efforts.
We also know that entrepreneurs are juggling a million things at once and ramping yet another tool should not be one of them. At RocketReach, we offer custom team plans which include free onboarding, integration support, and business goal coaching with help from our dedicated Customer Success Team.
To view the complete list, go to: https://www.inc.com/power-partner-awards/2023. The November 2023 Issue of Inc. magazine is available online now at https://www.inc.com/magazine and will be on newsstands beginning October 31, 2023.
About Inc. Business Media
The world's most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community they need to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest- growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.
Founded in 2015, RocketReach is the leading Professional Contact Search platform that is trusted by over 16 million users and 95% of the S&P 500. Consistently rated as a leader in data quality, our platform leverages patented technology that covers 700M+ people and 30M+ companies across the world. We provide sales, recruiting, marketing, and entrepreneurs the ability to connect directly with the right people and decision makers. For more information about how RocketReach is creating the connections that create opportunities, please visit www.rocketreach.co.
Business Wire | October 30, 2023
Contentsquare, a global leader in Digital Experience Analytics, today announced the appointment of Jean-Christophe Pitié as Chief Marketing & Partnerships Officer. In this dual role, Jean-Christophe will lead the company’s global marketing organization and oversee strategic partnerships.
Starting as of today, Jean-Christophe will lead Contentsquare’s global marketing initiatives, focusing on strengthening the brand and driving customer demand in markets around the world. He will also be responsible for identifying, nurturing and enhancing strategic alliances with key partners, and continuing to grow Contentsquare’s rich partner ecosystem worldwide.
Jean-Christophe brings a solid track record of leading global companies through their digital growth and transformation journeys, while building scalable and world-class demand generation strategies. Prior to joining Contentsquare, he spent more than two decades at Microsoft, playing a key role in Microsoft’s journey to cloud-based solutions, and helping to launch Office 365 for consumers and Microsoft 365 for businesses. He also led Microsoft’s digital stores division at the company’s global headquarters in Seattle. More recently, he served as Chief Operating Officer for Microsoft France, where he was responsible for executing Microsoft’s go to market and strategy within the French market.
We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Jean-Christophe to the team. Not only does he have an impressive track record of bringing innovative technology to market, he also embodies our company values and puts his team first with everything he does, said Jonathan Cherki, CEO & Founder of Contentsquare. Contentsquare is at an exciting stage of its journey and Jean-Christophe’s deep expertise in tech will be incredibly valuable as we continue to grow. We couldn’t think of a better person to activate our brand vision and partner strategy.
“Having access to a holistic understanding of customers is critical in today’s business landscape and Contentsquare is leading the way when it comes to customer experience insights. I’m thrilled to join the company at this exciting moment in time and to help bring its unique insights to more teams,” said Jean-Christophe Pitié.
Jean-Christophe holds an MBA in Business and Economics from INSEAD and a degree in Civil Engineering from ESTP (École Spéciale des Travaux Publics, du Bâtiment et de l’Industrie).
Contentsquare is a leading digital experience analytics platform that empowers businesses to understand and optimize the user experience across web, mobile, and app platforms. Its AI-powered platform provides rich and contextual insight into customer behaviors, feelings and intent — at every touchpoint in their journey — enabling businesses to build empathy and create lasting impact.
More than 1300 leading brands use Contentsquare to grow their business, deliver more customer happiness and move with greater agility in a constantly changing world. Its insights are used to optimize the experience on over 1.3 million websites worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.contentsquare.com.