Thrive Enhances Florida Presence with the Acquisition of DSM

Thrive, a provider of next-gen managed services has acquired DSM, a Florida-based provider of managed IT services to state, local, and education (SLED) government agencies. The acquisition enables DSM’s government and corporate clients to benefit from Thrive’s next-generation managed cybersecurity, global cloud footprint, and Microsoft collaboration services while strengthening Thrive’s offering to similar agencies across the United States.

Founded in 1986, DSM helps clients achieve their IT goals by providing solutions for data protection, disaster recovery and managed cloud services bolstered by its CJIS-compliant data centers. Focusing on data assurance, DSM offers clients the ability to survive and recover quickly from a data breach or ransomware attack, ensuring business continuity.

DSM’s professionals develop flexible and cost-effective solutions that address the challenges of customers that serve commercial, government and CJIS-bound agencies.

“For over three decades, DSM’s primary objective for our clients has been to optimize their digital transformation and their journey to the cloud,” said David Robinson, CEO and founder of DSM. “We are delighted to be the newest members of the Thrive family as their dedication to providing a personalized IT path towards customer satisfaction complements our commitment to total IT peace of mind for our clients.”

Robinson and Greg Madden, DSM’s COO, will assume senior leadership roles and oversee the newly established Thrive SLED group as a special unit focusing on existing government business in Alabama, Florida and Massachusetts. In addition, Robinson and Madden will assist Thrive’s expansion along the East Coast.

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