2013 Self-Storage Software Showcase: 10 Industry Suppliers Share Product Features and Benefits
Empower Software Technologies Inc.
Products: Storage Commander, Net Commander, Storage Commander V5
Description: Storage Commander is a self-standing facility-management system that resides on the computer at the site. It provides a full-featured management solution that includes customizable late-step policy, customizable discounts and auto-generation of customer notices. It also includes a comprehensive report suite that includes financial, operations and manager reports, and a fully interactive graphical site map.
Net Commander provides remote management and online payments and reservations as an Internet option to our Storage Commander facility-management system.
Storage Commander V5 is the newest of our product offerings. It offers all of the functions and features found in our original management system, with an added features list that includes:
- A universal configurable platform that allows V5 to run as a standalone application on a facility’s computer as an Internet-enabled application that runs in the cloud, or as both, using our exclusive Constant Sync Technology.
- Customer-specific billing plans that allow users to design unique billing plans and late policies for specific customer types such as military, commercial, government and others.
- Accounting visibility that allows user-definable account numbers to be attached to any transaction type, allowing pinpoint accounting visibility and tracking.
- Full support of digitized signatures and check imaging.
- A highly advanced graphical user interface.
Best software feature: Platform independence—standalone, cloud-based or both.
Training: We offer onsite training and/or webinar training.
Upgrades: Upgrades and program updates are released two times a year and are available through our website at no charge to all customers who are current on technical support.
Interesting new feature: Our Storage Commander V5 program is loaded with features that are unavailable in any other management system in the industry.
Tech support: Technical support is included in our Storage Commander V5 Web-enabled products. Our site-based products are charged an annual fee.