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Integrators '20 under 40' 2017—Nick McAmis

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10/04/2017

Nick McAmis, 39

President, CEO and owner, Sentry Security Solutions

Burleson, Texas

Nick McAmis, who founded Sentry Security Solutions in August 2013, has been in the industry for nearly 20 years.

News Poll: Security and smart home spaces see a range of customers

Most respondents indicate cameras and video doorbells as the hottest smart home device
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06/21/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine—The smart home is a strong force in the industry, leading Security Systems News to ask its readers how the technology fits into customers’ priorities. Responses were pretty evenly split between whether customers prioritize security, the smart home, or a mix of both.

Sentry Security Solutions secures funding

Credit will help commercial-heavy company expand resi business, continue growth
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12/21/2016

BURLESON, Texas—Sentry Security Solutions, a business and residential security provider based here, recently secured a multi-million dollar loan commitment with RMR Capital Group.

News Poll: DIY represents an opportunity for traditional companies

Seventy-one percent said their company either offers DIY or is considering it
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08/17/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine—Traditional security companies like LOUD Security and Select Security have been looking at expanding their offerings with DIY. Most respondents to Security Systems News’ latest poll said DIY gives companies access to more streams of revenue and new markets.

Megamergers: benefit or pitfall?

Industry leans toward ‘benefit,’ but debate continues
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03/16/2016

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 who said massive consolidation is good just barely edged out those who said these megadeals hurt the industry. Meanwhile, another group of respondents said they have other things to worry about.

Industry gives thumbs-up to private equity

Only 12 percent pessimistic about PE
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12/16/2015

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 private equity and most would consider selling their business to a PE group.

NewsPoll: Recession abating, growth to come

SSN readers signal good times ahead
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01/20/2015

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.

Small Texas company makes big strides

Former Devcon exec attributes success to strong work ethic
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01/14/2015

CROWLEY, Texas—After hitting the ground running in July 2013, Sentry Security Solutions anticipates big financial gains this year.