Red Hawk and Affiliated Monitoring Announce Strategic Alliance
Boca Raton, Fla., October 11, 2016 – Red Hawk Fire & Security U.S., a leader in fire,
life safety and security services today announced plans for Affiliated Monitoring to
manage central station monitoring for Red Hawk customers.
Red Hawk’s existing CSAA Five Diamond Certified, UL Listed central monitoring
station in Houston, Texas will continue to operate, retaining all current employees and
becoming an addition to Affiliated Monitoring’s network of interconnected customer
monitoring centers in New Jersey and New York.
The move is consistent with a trend in the industry for large, forward-thinking integrators
to remain on the cutting edge of evolving technology by aligning with third-party experts
for monitoring features and services.
“The decision to select a strategic partner for the monitoring of our commercial client
accounts sharpens Red Hawk’s focus on our core business of selling and servicing the
most innovative technologies available for our fire, security, nurse call and banking
customers,” said Red Hawk President and CEO Mike McWilliams.
In 2016, Red Hawk ranked seventh in the industry for total revenue and second for nonresidential
installation revenue in the SDM 100, the index most often used to gauge the
size of electronic security integrators. The company also placed among the top
organizations in the Security Dealer & Integrator (SD&I) Fast 50 list of fastest growing
Affiliated Monitoring, based in Union, New Jersey and founded in 1977 is a premier
provider of monitoring management services to the security and fire industry. Affiliated
offers one of the most sophisticated and broadest set of enhanced products and
monitoring services to deliver the highest quality monitoring services to customers.
“Affiliated is well-equipped to accommodate the sophisticated requirements of Red
Hawk’s clients and the need for innovative monitoring services that can support Red
Hawk as it expands its customer base. With our singular focus on monitoring services,
technology and training, we can deliver incredible value today and well into the future,”
said Daniel Oppenheim, Affiliated Monitoring Vice President.
The transition is expected to take between 60 and 90 days and will begin immediately.
About Red Hawk Fire & Security
Red Hawk Fire & Security designs, installs, tests, inspects and maintains a broad
portfolio of life safety and security solutions using the latest technologies and advanced
systems integration for enterprise level access control, video surveillance systems and
physical security equipment. An industry leader with 1,200 employees and a national
footprint, the company serves more than 50,000 commercial facilities financial services,
retail, education, health care and manufacturing. Red Hawk Fire & Security is
headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida and their website is http://www.redhawkus.com.
About Affiliated Monitoring
Affiliated Monitoring, founded in 1977, is the leading provider of security, alarm and life
safety monitoring services to the industry. Our Underwriters Laboratories listed, FDNY
approved monitoring centers are staffed with experienced monitoring personnel and
power the growth engines of many of the country’s most innovative and entrepreneurial
companies. Learn more by visiting us at http://www.affiliated.com.