New StorageTreasures Unit Liquidation Program Saves Self Storage Operators Estimated $1.4 Million

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OpenTech Alliance reported significant cost-savings for operators that have leveraged the new Unit Liquidation Program to clear units that don’t sell on the StorageTreasures online storage auction platform. With estimated standard disposal costs often at $350 or more, the 4,000+ units cleared in the past 10 months equates to an over $1.4 million reduction in costs related to storage unit cleanouts.

OpenTech Reports 60K Auctions in December on StorageTreasures.com

OpenTech Alliance, managing stakeholder of StorageTreasures, announced record auctions results for operators on the online storage auction platform in 2021. The platform hosted a total of 59,672 auctions in December, recording the most auctions ever hosted by storage operators in the site’s 11-year history.

OpenTech Recruits Customer Experience VP and Expands Service Teams

OpenTech Alliance announced they have recruited a senior executive and a team of experienced managers to expand and elevate their customer success division. Liz Amato, OpenTech’s new VP of Customer Experience, is among the top talent recruited to overhaul and improve customer service and support for OpenTech storage partners.

OpenTech Alliance to Attend FEDESSA as Demand for IoE in Europe Heats Up

OpenTech Alliance is excited to announce the company will exhibit at and attend the FEDESSA (Federation of European Self Storage Associations) Conference 2021 on September 21-22. The US-based company will feature their popular self storage Internet of Everything (IoE) platform, which includes INSOMNIAC® Centralized Intelligent Access, the first product to expand at scale into the UK and European markets.

Customer Acquisition Self Storage Marketing Services Available for Operators

OpenTech Alliance announced the launch of Customer Acquisition Services (CAS), a robust new line of comprehensive digital marketing and e-commerce solutions now available to self storage operators. With a team vested in self storage and over 30 years of experience delivering data-backed results, CAS is primed to help operators of all sizes grow their operation, optimize lifetime tenant value and increase net revenue.

OpenTech Alliance Closes Acquisition of Adigma, LLC

OpenTech Closes Acquisition of Adigma

OpenTech Alliance announced on April 9 formal intentions to acquire Adigma, LLC, a leading digital marketing and technology company in Lehi, UT. The transaction closed on May 1 and the company announced the addition of a Customer Acquisition Services (CAS) department, a new line of comprehensive digital marketing and e-commerce solutions now available to OpenTech customers.

OpenTech Alliance Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Adigma, LLC

OpenTech Alliance has entered into an agreement to acquire Adigma, LLC, a leading digital marketing and technology company in the Silicon Slopes tech hub of Utah. The transaction is projected to close in the next 45 days. The principals at Adigma have notably contributed to the success of industry leaders like Extra Space Storage (EXR), National Storage Affiliates (NSA), SmartStop and more.

OpenTech Adds Water Sensor Integration to IoE Platform

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OpenTech Alliance announced a new water sensor integration for their intelligent platform of smart-connected self storage solutions, the OpenTech IoE (Internet of Everything). The new integration helps operators find water leaks on their storage property to prevent significant damage to their facility and loss of customer goodwill from the destruction of tenant belongings.

OpenTech Releases PTI Keypad Integration

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OpenTech Alliance announced the launch a new PTI keypad integration that allows operators to connect existing PTI® Apex or VP keypads to INSOMNIAC CIA. The integration to INSOMNIAC CIA grants operators access to the IoE Control Center and eliminates the computer problems and never-ending software updates that they experience with older PC-based solutions.

OpenTech Offers Online Rental Tool at No Cost

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OpenTech Alliance announced it will provide its online rental software to self storage operators to rent units when their office is closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. The software can be quickly embedded in a storage operators’ website and be available to rent units immediately. The e-commerce platform, INSOMNIAC Online, is available to storage operators free for 6 months.*

Update Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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March 16, 2020 An open letter to our customers: We understand many of you are concerned about the health and wellness of your families, employees and storage customers as you deal with the impact of the COVID-19 situation. We too are concerned about our team, which is why we started implementing the standard precautions in […]

Heartland Storage Group Streamlines Operations with Self Storage Technology

See how Heartland Storage changed their self storage experience with business software, kiosks and more | OpenTech Alliance, Inc.

Heartland Storage Group, the self storage division of HAN Capital, has reduced labor costs and streamlined operational activities across their portfolio with the help of OpenTech technology. With notable backgrounds in finance and investments, Heartland Storage Group’s owners leverage technology to help them reduce operational expenses while maintaining their high standards for customer service.

OpenTech Alliance Adds Unit Alarms to IoE Platform

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OpenTech Alliance announced the launch of INSOMNIAC Unit Alarms, a new integration for OpenTech’s IoE (Internet of Everything). Unit Alarms provides owners and operators the ability to quickly and easily upgrade older individual unit door alarm systems without the need to rewire the property – maintaining their initial investment while taking advantage of the data and real-time reporting available in the IoE Control Center.

Extra Space Selects StorageTreasures.com as Exclusive Online Auction Partner

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OpenTech Alliance announced Extra Space Storage has chosen StorageTreasures as their exclusive online auction partner. Extra Space, the second largest operator of self storage facilities in the U.S., has converted over 1,000 stores from live to online auctions to date. All facilities that switch to an online auction process in the future will do so on StorageTreasures.com.

Life Storage Signs Exclusive Agreement with StorageTreasures

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Life Storage, Inc. (NYSE: LSI) has signed an exclusive agreement to use StorageTreasures.com as the online auction platform for their full portfolio of 800+ facilities. Life Storage, one of the largest self storage companies in the world, leverages technology to allow their field teams to be more efficient and customer focused.

OpenTech Adds Overlock Solution to INSOMNIAC® CIA Access Control

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OpenTech Alliance announced a new integration between the DaVinci Lock® System and INSOMNIAC CIA, scheduled for released in Q4. As part of the OpenTech IoE (Internet of Everything) intelligent platform, the DaVinci Lock integration will allow storage operators to automate tenant notifications during the rental and overlock process without investing hundreds of dollars into a new system.

Public Storage Orders More INSOMNIAC® CIA

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OpenTech Alliance announced today that Public Storage, the world’s largest owner, operator, and developer of self-storage facilities, has placed a second order of INSOMNIAC CIA systems, the industry’s first cloud-based access control solution, as the company continues to rollout CIA to its entire portfolio.

OpenTech Expands INSOMNIAC® CIA With Wired Alarm Mux

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OpenTech Alliance will showcase a new wired alarm mux (code-named A96) at Booth #318 at the 2019 Self Storage Association Fall Conference and Trade Show on September 4th and 5th. The A96 is currently being tested and scheduled for release in Q4. It is anticipated to range in price from $499 to $799 and can be configured in either 96 or 48 channel mode. The company will begin taking orders for the new product in September.

Top Operator Personal Mini Storage Arms Portfolio with INSOMNIAC® CIA

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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.

OpenTech Alliance Adds INSOMNIAC® SmartGate to IoE Platform

Prepare, prevent and respond to self storage security issues with our software | OpenTech Alliance, Inc.

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.

iStorage Upgrades Facilities to INSOMNIAC® CIA

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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. 

Integrated IP Camera Available with INSOMNIAC® CIA Access Control

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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.

INSOMNIAC® Kiosks Key to Expansion for 24 Hour Self Storage

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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.

INSOMNIAC® 120 Joins Next Generation of Self Storage Kiosks

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OpenTech Alliance announced the release of the INSOMNIAC 120, the newest addition to the next generation line of self-service INSOMNIAC Kiosks, the 20 Series. The INSOMNIAC 120 offers a small size with stellar performance. Compact in design, this model mirrors many of the benefits of its larger counterparts.

OpenTech Alliance Adds INSOMNIAC® SmartDoor to IoE Platform

IoE users can use INSOMNIAC SmartDoor integrations with their self storage operations | OpenTech Alliance, Inc.

OpenTech Alliance announced the launch of INSOMNIAC SmartDoor, a new integration for OpenTech’s intelligent platform of smart-connected self storage solutions, OpenTech IoE. SmartDoor is the first and only self storage office analytics system that provides actionable insights on consumer traffic, whether your office is open or closed.

Next Generation of Self Storage Kiosks Hit the Market

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OpenTech Alliance launches the next generation of self-serve INSOMNIAC Kiosks. The 20 series was designed with a focus on the user experience, the latest in hardware components and cloud-based software for maximum engagement and unparalleled reliability – all available at a new, lower price.