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