The Riverside Company has added the Emergency Notification division of Global Connect to its Emergency Communications Network platform. The acquisition expands ECN’s network of government clients and strengthens its position in the northeast. ECN provides critical, time-sensitive communication delivery for government clients. Its systems distribute warnings, information about natural disasters and other vital information to citizens based on their location. Global Connect's Emergency Notification division primarily serves government customers on the East Coast, and has hundreds of municipalities and other government customers.