OpenTech Alliance Honors FAR West Technologies as Dealer of the Year for 2022 

Robert Chiti with Tim Biddick, OpenTech's top access control reseller in 2022.

OpenTech Alliance, the PropTech leader in self storage, is thrilled to announce FAR West Technologies as its Dealer of the Year for 2022. This notable achievement recognizes FAR West Technologies’ exceptional performance as the top INSOMNIAC® CIA access control reseller for the self storage industry as an OpenTech Authorized Dealer

The award was presented at the Self Storage Association 2023 Fall Conference & Trade Show in September during the company’s annual fall Dealer Mixer. OpenTech Alliance commended this important occasion alongside company leaders, industry veterans and other valued security solutions professionals who gathered to celebrate another great year of partnership and honor FAR West Technologies’ outstanding dedication and success. 

INSOMNIAC CIA is a cutting-edge access control system that gives self storage operators state-of-the-art and user-friendly remote access management capabilities. FAR West Technologies demonstrated unparalleled commitment to promoting this advanced solution, emerging as the country’s top sales performer, providing first-class customer support and product knowledge. 


Robert Chiti Congratulates FAR West Technology on Being OpenTech’s top Access Control Reseller of the Year

“We are extremely proud to recognize FAR West Technologies as our Dealer of the Year for 2022,” said Robert A. Chiti, CEO at OpenTech Alliance. “Their passion to deliver reliable, secure solutions that exceed customer expectations aligns perfectly with our company’s mission and mirrors the reputation we’ve worked hard to garner for CIA in the self storage industry. This award reflects their unwavering dedication to exceptional quality, and we look forward to continuing our successful partnership in the years to come.” 

FAR West Technologies’ achievement showcases their commitment to elevating the self storage industry by offering best-in-class access control solutions. Their expertise, dedication to customer satisfaction and remarkable sales performance set them apart as a true leader in the program. 

OpenTech's top access control reseller, FAR West Technologies, with OpenTech Channel Development Manager Gary Carland.
OpenTech’s top access control reseller, FAR West Technologies, with OpenTech East Channel Manager Gary Carland.

“We are deeply honored to receive this award from OpenTech Alliance,” said Tim Biddick, Business Development Manager at FAR West Technologies. “Our team’s relentless pursuit of excellence and our belief in the capabilities of INSOMNIAC CIA have been pivotal to our success. I share this recognition with our valued customers and the entire FAR West team.” 

This recognition not only highlights FAR West Technologies’ commitment to supporting the highest-quality solutions, but also underscores OpenTech Alliance’s commitment to its dealer community and the creation of a strong technical support network for the self storage industry. OpenTech Authorized Dealers support the resale, installation and onsite maintenance of INSOMNIAC self storage technology solutions, most notably CIA access control and full-service INSOMNIAC storage kiosks.    

For more information about OpenTech Alliance or how to become an OpenTech Authorized Dealer, please visit


About OpenTech Alliance, Inc.
OpenTech Alliance, Inc. is the leading PropTech provider in the self storage industry. The company’s products and services include the INSOMNIAC line of full-service kiosks, INSOMNIAC Live! call center solutions, INSOMNIAC CIA access control systems, and the online storage auctions website. OpenTech solutions are designed to improve the customer experience, reduce operating costs and increase revenues for self storage facilities. OpenTech Alliance, the OpenTech logo and INSOMNIAC are trademarks of OpenTech Alliance, Inc. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.


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