Netwatch Expands in the US Market, Creating 30 New Jobs
Netwatch Opens Second Office in North America
Netwatch, the award winning protection services company is expanding its operations in the US market with the opening of a second office. The new office in New York will result in the creation of 10 jobs in the US as well as 20 new roles at the company’s state of the art Communications Hub in Carlow.
Netwatch has invested over €5 million in the US market since opening its office in Boston just 18 months ago and the company has seen remarkable growth in that time. The New York office will solidify the company in the US market and help its expansion on the East Coast.
David Walsh, Group CEO of Netwatch said, “Since opening our Boston office in 2012, we have gained a reputation for providing state of the art protection services to clients across the East Coast. Netwatch has invested heavily in R&D which gives us a real edge in the competitive US market. Our American clients appreciate that we are never constrained by ‘accepted norms’ and that we are always looking for new technologies to improve our business and the service we offer to our clients.”
“Over the last few months we have gained a number of large clients in the New York and New Jersey area including Pinnacle Environmental and Nikon Metrology. This office is a natural progression for our business in the US. The new office has space for up to 30 people and we have plans to fill it over the next 18 months. Growth in the US also means growth for our Irish operations, as all monitoring will be undertaken by intervention specialists based in our Carlow Communications Hub. For every 50 contracts we win in the US we create 10 new jobs in Carlow,” added Walsh.
Netwatch provides real-time remote security monitoring to businesses and private residences in Ireland, the US and around the globe. The Netwatch system is a “next generation” asset protection solution, which deploys advance protection technologies including GPS tracking, audio visual detection, personal protector equipment and wireless perimeter security cordons to protect individuals and premises.
Intervention Specialists at the Netwatch Communications Hub direct operations through remote CCTV monitoring and intervene as soon as a security is breached alerting the intruders to the fact that they are being watched and that the police have been informed.
This intervention is critical. Traditional CCTV cameras provide a visual record of the incident but do not prevent the crime taking place. The ability of Netwatch’s Intervention Specialists to take action while the attempted intrusion is taking place most often results in criminals leaving the scene before doing any damage.