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Kiosks: The Ultimate Self-Service Solution

Kiosks have been an integral part of successful self storage operations for the last 16 years. No self-service option offers a one-stop, full-service alternative for the industry like a kiosk - offering all the features and functionality of a person (without the need to talk to one), while providing greater convenience, a better overall experience, and a drastic reduction in costs and risk.
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Top Operator Personal Mini Storage Arms Portfolio with INSOMNIAC CIA

Personal Mini Storage will replace existing access control across all 43 of their self storage locations with INSOMNIAC CIA. Central Florida’s largest family-owned storage operator, Personal Mini cites CIA’s lightning suppression and Exclusive Lifetime Protection as key factors.
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OpenTech Alliance Adds INSOMNIAC SmartGate to IoE Platform

OpenTech Alliance launches INSOMNIAC SmartGate, a new integration for the OpenTech IoE (Internet of Everything). When combined with INSOMNIAC CIA, SmartGate allows owners and operators to receive alert notifications when a gate or other device does not open or close when requested, or when it is opened or closed manually.
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iStorage Upgrades Facilities to INSOMNIAC CIA

OpenTech Alliance announced iStorage has selected INSOMNIAC CIA to replace existing access control systems across several of their facilities by the end of 2019. iStorage, owned and operated by National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA), will install CIA at over 20 facilities in the Michigan region over the next few months. 
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IP Camera Integration - Self Storage Security

Integrated IP Camera Available with INSOMNIAC CIA Access Control

OpenTech Alliance now offers the first access control keypad with an integrated IP camera. With most self storage operators already actively using or with plans to implement IP camera systems over obsolete analog video technology, the enhancement, an exclusive feature of INSOMNIAC CIA, is available now.
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Kiosks Key to Expansion

INSOMNIAC Kiosks Key to Expansion for 24 Hour Self Storage

OpenTech Alliance has helped Tennessee-based 24 Hour Self Storage flourish with INSOMNIAC Kiosks since its establishment 6 years ago. Founding partners Nicholas Lillios and DJ Cord, who own and operate various commercial, retail and residential properties, were committed to creating an automated business model before venturing into self storage.
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