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blueviolet Networks Joins Cook & Boardman’s Nationwide Group of Companies

blueviolet Networks Joins Cook & Boardman’s Nationwide Group of Companies

January 6, 2022 (Fountain Valley, CA) – blueviolet Networks welcomes the new year with new resources that will extend and create a more powerful network for all current and future blueviolet Network customers.

We are excited to announce we have been acquired by Cook & Boardman, a leading specialty distributor that specializes in security and technology services. Since 1979, we have put our customers and their needs at the forefront of what we do. We are ecstatic to join the Cook and Boardman Family of companies, which will allow us even more resources and opportunity to service our clients with superior service.

Established in 1955, Cook & Boardman serves the Healthcare and Multi-family construction markets as well as Commercial Construction, K-12 School Systems, Colleges & Universities, Institutional and Governmental facilities from more than fifty locations across the country and nationwide. C&B’s culture fits seamlessly with our own at BVN which is driven by market leading products and application at the highest quality and service available.

blueviolet Networks day-to-day service will not change, and service will not be disrupted due to the acquisition. BVN will continue to operate under the blueviolet Networks name and customer contacts will remain unchanged. In the coming months we will communicate all the benefits and new services and capabilities we will be able to offer.

BVN became the first Californian facility in the Cook & Boardman West Coast expansion and the fifteenth acquisition since October 2018.

“We are excited to welcome blueviolet to the Cook & Boardman family of companies,” said Darrin Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of C&B. “They are highly regarded for their technical expertise and excellent customer service and they will play a key role in our plans to extend our security integration services nationwide. We look forward to providing their employees with additional resources and expanded opportunities across our organization.”

CEO and Founder John Paul commented, “blueviolet Networks is a full-service provider that supports our clients with a staff of consultants, project managers, trainers, and highly skilled, expert engineers. This model has served us well and we see the same commitment to excellence in Cook & Boardman. We are proud to join C&B as they continue to transform the security and systems integration industry.”

Thank you to our customers and partners for your loyalty and partnership over the last 42 years. We look forward to not only continuing our promise of excellent service and superior products in security and communications, but also in providing additional resources that will extend and create a more powerful network for all current and future blueviolet Network customers.

Wishing you all a healthy and wonderful 2022!

The blueviolet Networks Team

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Cook & Boardman is the nations leading distributor of commercial doors, frames & hardware, electronic access control equipment and specialty (Division 10) products. The company is also one of the nations fastest growing providers of integrated security solutions – including physical security, access control, wireless networking, low voltage cabling, audio/visual and managed information technology products.

The company serves multi-family and non-residential markets including the commercial, education, government, healthcare, office and hospitality sectors from more than 65 locations across 21 states and nationwide through its ecommerce portal at



David Kim, VP Technology Services
blueviolet Networks, LLC
(714) 708-9408


The human connection between you and your technology.

Based in Southern California, blueviolet Networks, a proud division of The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC., provides customized access control, video surveillance, and communications solutions throughout North America. We specialize in a variety of verticals including education, government, distribution, and hospitality and are continuously evolving, integrating new technology. We are a true full-service solutions partner, providing organizations with best in class products, while focusing on service with a full staff of consultants, project managers, trainers and highly skilled, expert engineers.

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Providing customized communications solutions, video surveillance, and access control throughout North America.