Recession abating, growth to come – readers signal good times ahead

YARMOUTH, Maine—The recession shows signs of letting up and there are better times to come in 2015, Security Systems News’ readers said in response to this month’s NewsPoll. “We are still a very small company in the industry, however in … Read More

CEO of Sentry Challenges Alarm Industry to Join Efforts in Empowering Communities

091″ />Dallas, Texas – March 14, 2016 – Today Nick McAmis, Founder & CEO of Dallas-based Sentry Security Solutions invited other leaders in the alarm and security industry to join him in empowering local and global communities. Mr. McAmis stated, … Read More

Industry gives thumbs-up to private equity – Only 12 percent pessimistic about PE

YARMOUTH, Maine—Private equity has a foothold in security, owning companies like Vivint, Protection 1 and CSG Security, but how does the industry really feel about private equity? Security Systems News’ latest poll showed that half of respondents have worked with … Read More

Megamergers: benefit or pitfall? Industry leans toward ‘benefit,’ but debate continues

YARMOUTH, Maine—Industry consolidation will accelerate this year with two megamergers—the Tyco/JCI deal and the ADT/Protection 1 merger—expected to close by the end of 2016. Does this activity help or hurt the industry? Respondents to Security Systems News’ latest news poll … Read More

Small Texas company makes big strides – former Devcon exec attributes success to strong work ethic

CROWLEY, Texas—After hitting the ground running in July 2013, Sentry Security Solutions anticipates big financial gains this year. Co-founded by Nick McAmis and Joel Clarke, the Dallas-Fort Worth-area company expects to post $500,000 in sales revenue and $75,000 in RMR … Read More