Red, Yellow and Green Lights: Good for Stoplights, Bad for Self Storage Keypads

Red means stop, yellow means caution, and green means go (or hit the accelerator and hurry up!). The traffic light or stoplight was patented in 1910 by Earnest Sirrine, but we all understand what the colors mean when approaching a stoplight. That is an example of an ideal user experience. Similarly, self storage keypads play a big role in providing an ideal CX for your tenants.

Kingbox Self Storage Automates France Facilities with INSOMNIAC® CIA Access Control

Kingbox Self Storage solves self storage operational challenges across four facilities with INSOMNIAC CIA. The France-based operator leveraged the cloud-based access control system as part of a strategic technology stack designed to support a semi-automated business model. CIA has helped Kingbox automate the day-to-day operations of their facilities to focus on tasks that provided greater value for their business growth goals.

B&C Storage Upgrades Access Control to Support Remote Rentals

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OpenTech Alliance helped growing operator B&C Storage upgrade access control across their portfolio with INSOMNIAC CIA. With a varied portfolio that offers every type of storage and a changing business model that favors remote management from a central location, they needed an access control solution that could help them deliver a seamless customer experience.

Veteran Industry Dealer Expands Partnership and Chooses OpenTech Products

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OpenTech Alliance has expanded the OpenTech Authorized Dealer program to include kiosks and access control. International Controls & Equipment (I.C.E.), Michigan’s largest gate operator reseller serving the Metro Detroit area, received their Authorized Dealer certification this year and have already begun reaping the benefits of the program.

Mid Atlantic Entry Systems Chooses INSOMNIAC® CIA as Their Preferred Self-Storage Access Control Solution

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Mid Atlantic Entry Systems Chooses INSOMNIAC® CIA as Their Preferred Self-Storage Access Control Solution October 16, 2018– Phoenix, AZ. OpenTech Alliance, Inc. announced Mid Atlantic Entry Systems, Inc, headquartered in Mechanicsville, Virginia, a field service company that has supported Self-Storage operators with their access control and perimeter security needs for over 28 years has become an OpenTech Channel Partner. Tim Morgan acquired the company […]

Public Storage Selects OpenTech Alliance’s Centralized Intelligent Access (CIA) Solution

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Public Storage Selects OpenTech Alliance’s Centralized Intelligent Access (CIA) Solution Phoenix, AZ – July 18, 2018  OpenTech Alliance, the leading developer of innovative technology solutions for the self-storage industry announced Public Storage, the world’s largest self storage operator with over 2,375 facilities, is implementing OpenTech’s cloud based property access control solution, INSOMNIAC CIA, at 850 locations. […]

Kiosk Helps Independent Storage Owner Raise Occupancy by 13%

PHOENIX, Arizona – February 1st, 2014 –OpenTech Alliance Inc. today announced the notable success of Affordable Self Storage, a Class-A, fully automated property located in Douglasville, Georgia. With over 400 units, occupancy rates in December of 2013 totaled 94%, representing a 13% improvement over the same period last year. Owner Laurence McCoy attributed the surprising […]