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Netwatch USA

June 18, 2012 14:09 ET

Netwatch USA Honored by Irish Echo as Top Irish-American Company

Remote Security Company Only Boston-Based Business Featured on Prestigious Ireland-US 30 List

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Jun 18, 2012) - Netwatch USA, a remote visual monitoring company, was recognized as a top company having significant operations in the U.S. and Ireland by the Irish Echo, the largest Irish-American newspaper in the U.S. The company was the only Boston-based business among the 30 honored at the yearly Ireland-US 30 luncheon on June 14, 2012 that was a highpoint of the annual New York-New Belfast conference hosted by the Irish Echo at Fordham University in New York City.

Netwatch was recognized for its commitment to the U.S. and Ireland; continuing to solidify its emergence as a leader in the security space since entering the U.S. market in February 2012. The conference, which also recognized companies including Aer Lingus, BNY Mellon, and CVS, focuses on strengthening the relationship between the two cities to help create a solid future.

"The Irish Echo is thrilled to honor the formidable achievements of Netwatch founder and CEO David Walsh who is testament to the two-way street of entrepreneurship and commerce linking the U.S. and Ireland," says Máirtín O Muilleoir, president of the Irish Echo. "Our annual Ireland-US 30 listing pays tribute to standout companies with significant operations in the U.S. and Ireland and we are delighted that at our gala luncheon in New York today, Netwatch joined representatives of the NYSE, Amgen, Viacom and Citigroup and other blue-chip companies to receive the accolade."

With over 35,000 crimes prevented since inception, the Netwatch system deploys the most advanced video processing technologies to alert its Communication Hub to unacceptable behavior on a client's property. Intervention Specialists direct operations through remote CCTV monitoring and intervene as soon as security is breached alerting the intruders that they are being watched and that the police have been informed.

"It is quite an honor to be included on this esteemed Ireland-US 30 list alongside such well-respected companies," says David Walsh, co-founder and group CEO of Netwatch. "Celebrating the shared past between New York and New Belfast while strengthening economic ties is a pillar of Netwatch's mission. To be acknowledged by a publication that shares our values is confirmation that we're on the right track here in our new home."

About Netwatch USA
Established in 2003, Netwatch currently employs 122 staff and from its Carlow Communication Hub, monitors in excess of 25,000 security cameras across the globe. The Netwatch system deploys the most advanced video processing technologies to alert Specialists in its Communication Hub to unacceptable behavior on a client's property, live personalized audio warnings are issued to intruders, preventing criminal activity. Heavily invested in R&D, Netwatch is committed to remaining the leader in the field of remote visual monitoring and thanks to the vast advancements in its proprietary software, the system has prevented more than 35,000 crimes since its inception. Netwatch now operates in four continents with clients across Europe, South Africa, the Middle East and the USA.

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