UPick Storage LLC, a provider of an online facility-comparison shopping tool for self-storage customers, recently joined OpenTech Alliance Inc.’s real-time self-storage reservation, the INSOMNIAC Self Storage Network (ISSN).
ISSN allows industry companies 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 to process reservations and rentals that reflect immediately in facility-management systems.
"OpenTech's network is quickly becoming the electronic backbone of the self-storage industry for reservation processing. 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,” said Brand Braud, president of sales and marketing for UPick. “Now we can focus all our efforts on helping our customers rent more units and leave the backend software work to OpenTech.”
OpenTech’s products and services include seven INSOMNIAC kiosk models ranging in price from $5,500 to $18,000, INSOMNIAC Live! call-center services, and the INSOMNIAC Self Storage Network for online storage reservations.