OpenTech Continues to Grow Industry’s First Real-Time Reservation/Rental Network

PHOENIX, Arizona – December 7th, 2010 – OpenTech Alliance, Inc. announced today that UPICK STORAGE, LLC d/b/a has joined its real-time vendor neutral self storage reservation/rental network – the INSOMNIAC Self Storage Network (ISSN).  ISSN allows industry leaders like UPICK STORAGE to electronically retrieve unit pricing and availability information in real-time from the most widely used property management systems in the industry.  In addition this connection allows marketing luminaries like UPICK STORAGE to even process reservations and rentals that reflect immediately in facility management systems.  ISSN allows self storage operators to market their self storage facility through different Marketing Partners like UPICK STORAGE.  ISSN is proud to present quality Marketing Partners to its members so they may easily find new and innovative ways to drive new business to their facilities.

“OpenTech’s network is quickly becoming the electronic backbone of the self storage industry for reservation processing. And their open architecture allows companies like ours to have real-time connectivity to today’s leading property management systems without having to invest several months and thousands of dollars in software development. Now we can focus all our efforts on helping our customers rent more units and leave the backend software work to OpenTech”, stated Brandon Braud, President of Sales and Marketing for UPICK STORAGE.

UPICK STORAGE is headquartered in Mandeville, Louisiana.  To list on is free.  This listing can be an incredible help in a facility’s optimization efforts. is unique in the marketing world because they only charge after they find actual renters for facilities.  Their forward facing value proposition for the public is even more exceptional – the consumer can pick their own price or simply search for the store unit they want among facilities in their area. Click here to sign up your site on and start getting real-time reservations.

“We are happy to welcome UPICK STORAGE as our newest Marketing Partner on the INSOMNIAC Self Storage Network.  They are following in the footsteps of auction-style travel sites, but exclusively for self storage.” remarked Robert A. Chiti, President and CEO of OpenTech Alliance, Inc.   

For more information about UPICK STORAGE visit or call (888) 678.6730.

OpenTech Alliance, Inc. is the leading developer of innovative self-storage solutions.  The company products and services include 7 models of INSOMNIAC Kiosks ranging from $5,500 to $18,000, INSOMNIAC Live!  call center services and the INSOMNIAC Self Storage Network for online storage reservations.  OpenTech products and services improve customer convenience, reduce operating costs and increase revenues for self-storage facilities. For more information or to see an online demo, please visit or call (602) 749-9370.

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OpenTech Alliance, Inc.
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NOTE TO EDITORS: 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. INSOMNIAC is protected by U.S. patent number 5,946,660.


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