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INSOMNIAC CIA access control installed at first Australasia facility at Safe Store in Pakuranga, New Zealand.

Safe Store Upgrades Access Control: OpenTech Alliance Makes Historic Debut in Australasia Self Storage with INSOMNIAC® CIA

OpenTech is pleased to announce the success of the first INSOMNIAC® CIA access control system in Australasia. The implementation of the cloud-based access control system, in partnership with Safe Store, marks a critical moment in the industry’s local technological evolution. “CIA has become a set it and forget it part of our operation — we just don’t think about it. I don’t think we’ve spoken to support now in over a month or more for anything,” said Aaron Alsweiler, CEO of Safe Store.

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OpenTech Alliance Integrates Latest INSOMNIAC Self Storage Kiosk Software Release with Self Storage Manager Cloud (SSM Cloud)

OpenTech Alliance announced the integration of its upgraded INSOMNIAC self storage kiosk software with SSM Cloud, the latest version of Self Storage Manager, Inc.’s property management software. This collaboration offers an elevated level of convenience for operators and tenants alike, with features such as e-lease management for streamlined rentals and interactive maps to help tenants navigate your facility.

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SmartLock electronic locking solution for self storage debuts at SSA Fall

OpenTech Alliance to Debut INSOMNIAC® SmartLock™ Electronic Locking Solution, Boasting Low Cost and Longest Battery Life in Industry

OpenTech Alliance is proud to unveil its latest innovation, the INSOMNIAC SmartLock. This secure electronic lock system promises to redefine automated locking solutions for self storage operators, presenting a strategic opportunity to streamline unit access control, reduce operational costs and elevate the overall tenant experience, at a reasonable cost. Self storage operators demoed INSOMNIAC SmartLocks at the Self Storage Association (SSA) 2023 Fall Conference and Trade Show on September 6th and 7th in Las Vegas, NV.

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OpenNet Wireless Comminications Network for Self Storage

OpenTech Alliance Unveils INSOMNIAC® OpenNet™: An Open Communications Network for Self Storage Facilities

OpenTech is proud to introduce INSOMNIAC® OpenNet™, an industry-changing advancement in connectivity designed specifically for the self storage industry. OpenNet addresses the unique wireless connectivity needs of self storage facilities, providing a secure, reliable, and most importantly an open network operators can leverage to implement the IoT devices they choose. OpenNet provides private and public Wi-Fi capabilities that operators can leverage operationally and offer to their tenants. Designed on a self-healing, secure, open wireless communication infrastructure, OpenNet allows operators to integrate various third-party devices.

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OpenTech Alliance Integrates with storEDGE Software by Storable to Enhance Self Storage Kiosk Software

OpenTech Alliance announced a new integration with storEDGE software by Storable, a leading technology partner in the industry. See how OpenTech’s new self storage kiosk software works with storEDGE facility management software (FMS) to introduce enhancements such as seamless lease management with esign, an advanced driver’s license scanner to improve data entry accuracy, and the addition of wayfinding maps to ensure a successful customer journey.

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Live Help Video Chat Feature Assists Over 27,000 Self Storage Kiosk Customers

Live Help Video Chat Feature Assists Over 27,000 Self Storage Kiosk Customers to Drive Rentals and Increase Tenant Satisfaction 

OpenTech Alliance announced significant user adoption of the Live Help video chat feature across its network of INSOMNIAC self storage kiosks in 2022. Tenants used this state-of-the-art feature 27,945 times to complete a storage transaction without onsite staff support. This usage highlights the industry’s ongoing shift towards more automated operations, and tenant preference for self-service technology.

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OpenTech Adds Indoor Keypad to CIA Access Control

OpenTech Adds Low Cost Indoor Keypad to Enhance INSOMNIAC® CIA Access Control Solution for Self Storage Facilities

OpenTech Alliance recently announced the launch of its latest product, the 504 indoor access keypad. At a price point nearly 20% lower than traditional keypads, this new addition to OpenTech’s cloud-based access control solution, INSOMNIAC CIA, aims to empower self storage operators with unparalleled insights into the movements within their facilities to bolster property security and enable better operational efficiency. The new keypad is in stock and available for order now.

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RADical Systems Software Integrates to CIA Access Control

OpenTech Alliance Integrates INSOMNIAC CIA Access Control to RADical Systems Software

OpenTech Alliance is pleased to announce its integration with RADical Systems, the longtime industry leader in self storage software in the UK and Europe and owner of Space Manager, to its rapidly growing access control solution, INSOMNIAC® CIA. This integration creates a seamless experience for self storage operators and tenants, enhancing overall facility management and improving customer service.

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OpenTech Alliance Expands to Europe

OpenTech Alliance Announces International Business Expansion

OpenTech Alliance announced its expansion from its US base into Europe with the opening of a new office in the London area and the appointment of a new Director of Operations for OpenTech Alliance Europe. This move marks a significant milestone in the company’s growth and underscores its commitment to providing superior service to its European customers.

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