OpenTech Alliance Announces Strategic Integration with Wirepas to Create a Commercial-Grade Locking Solution for Self Storage Facilities

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OpenTech Alliance, the PropTech leader in self storage, is excited to share its latest partnership: a strategic integration with Wirepas, a prominent leader in connectivity, communications and scalable IoT deployments. This collaboration signifies a substantial milestone to deliver exceptional technology solutions to the self storage industry, particularly enhancing the connectivity landscape for INSOMNIAC® SmartLock™, a recent innovation in electronic locks for self storage that leverages wireless mesh network technology.

Through the collaborative efforts of OpenTech Alliance and Wirepas, SmartLocks offer a robust solution for operators seeking a reliable, efficient and secure electronic locking solution for self storage facilities. The integration with Wirepas bolsters the capabilities of INSOMNIAC® SmartLock™ by creating a self-healing network that continuously optimizes itself to communicate faster, dramatically extend lock battery life, and reduce bandwidth required to operate the locking system.

Robert A. Chiti, CEO at OpenTech Alliance, expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership, stating:
“We are thrilled to announce our integration with Wirepas, a move that aligns perfectly with our commitment to deliver open, excellent solutions that work for our customers. This collaboration signifies a significant leap forward to make deploying electronic locks more accessible, reliable and cost-effective for self storage operators.”

Alan Sillito, Regional Head of North America at Wirepas, echoed the sentiment, saying:
“We are excited to partner with OpenTech and their industry-changing advancement, INSOMNIAC SmartLock, to provide reliable, robust connectivity for self storage facilities. Together, we are unlocking new possibilities in the self storage technology landscape.”

The integration with Wirepas offers several key benefits to OpenTech Alliance customers:

  • Commercial-Grade Locking Solution: Traditional wireless locking solutions often suffer from unreliability and increased battery and data usage. The integration with Wirepas enables OpenTech Alliance to build a robust commercial-grade solution, ensuring dependable connectivity without compromising on battery life (projected 6+ years).
  • Optimized Network Communication: Wirepas offers superior optimization and communication within the lock network. This optimization translates into enhanced performance and reliable, constant connection for SmartLocks deployed in self storage facilities.

OpenTech and Wirepas are committed to redefining IoT connectivity in the self storage industry, offering operators unparalleled reliability, scalability and ease of deployment. For more information about INSOMNIAC SmartLocks or their benefits, please contact OpenTech Alliance today.

About Wirepas
Wirepas is a leading IoT company with a mission to democratize enterprise IoT. It aims to make failure-free connectivity accessible to any enterprise of any size. It makes IoT real through its connectivity software enabling massive decentralized, scalable, high-density, and long-range network applications. Its technology lets any enterprise set up and manage its own network autonomously without operators, separate network infrastructure, middlemen or subscriptions – at a fraction of the cost of other alternatives. Wirepas is also the main contributor to NR+, the first non-cellular 5G standard, purpose-built for massive IoT and using a free global spectrum. It serves customers across the world with offices in Australia, Germany, Finland, France, India and the United States, in the areas of smart tracking, smart building, smart manufacturing and smart metering. Learn more on


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