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What you need to know about the Heartbleed bug

What you need to know about the Heartbleed bug

John Egan April 18, 2014 0

Is the Heartbleed bug causing some online heartache for you? Do you even know what Heartbleed is?  Unless you’re a dyed-in-the-wool techie, it’s understandable if you don’t completely understand what’s going on with the

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Yardi buys Centershift for undisclosed amount

Yardi buys Centershift for undisclosed amount

John Egan March 3, 2014 0

Centershift Inc., one of the biggest providers of management software for self-storage facilities, has been purchased by Yardi Systems Inc., a giant in the property management software industry. The purchase price was not disclosed.

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Self-storage facilities increasingly embrace high-tech security measures

Self-storage facilities increasingly embrace high-tech security measures

Kerry Curry January 28, 2014 0

Security for self-storage facilities is evolving as operators strive to meet customer demands to keep their stored belongings safe. Cloud-based security management, mobile apps and wireless technology are part of the new direction for

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6 steps to protect your facility from data breaches

6 steps to protect your facility from data breaches

Deb Hipp January 17, 2014 0

We’ve all heard about massive security breaches like the one that hit retail giant Target, allowing hackers to steal credit card data for millions of customers. Big companies aren’t the only ones at risk

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Use of Payment and Rental Kiosks Growing in Self-Storage Industry

Use of Payment and Rental Kiosks Growing in Self-Storage Industry

Karen Nielsen August 12, 2013 1

Open 24/7 is a nice concept for a self-storage business, and it’s become a reality through the growing use of payment and rental kiosks. In 2012, 9 percent of self-storage facilities in the U.S.

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Choosing the Right Web-based Management Program: Boost Profits and Cut Operating Costs

Choosing the Right Web-based Management Program: Boost Profits and Cut Operating Costs

Guest Blogger January 30, 2013 0

[ by Markus Hecker, SiteLink Software ] Evolution in technology leads to changes in software and hardware affecting all industries, including self-storage. Web-based software lets users work from anywhere, better connect with tenants and eliminate servers,

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Space Control Helps Self-Storage Owners Get Their Heads In The ‘Cloud’

Space Control Helps Self-Storage Owners Get Their Heads In The ‘Cloud’

Mark Lusky July 1, 2012 3

In September, Space Control Systems, Inc. will introduce an entirely new software package developed specifically for operators of multiple storage locations. According to Ramona Taylor, president of Space Control, “We based our new program on cloud technology because

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The 4 Best Apps For Business Owners On The Go

The 4 Best Apps For Business Owners On The Go

Jesse Flores June 1, 2012 2

I remember when I got my first iPhone, my friends and I would frequently discuss what apps we had and how we used them. Several years ago, when the iPhone revolutionized the mobile phone

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Self-Storage Security: A New Model To Protect Your Business And Customers

Self-Storage Security: A New Model To Protect Your Business And Customers

Rachel Greenfield May 24, 2012 4

by Joel Blain, guest contributor In today’s tech-savvy world, the primary technologies used for self-storage security are CTV cameras and various forms of door alarms. Most modern storage facilities cannot forgo these types of

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The Other Storage: Let Tenants Store More With Online File Storage

The Other Storage: Let Tenants Store More With Online File Storage

Guest Blogger May 4, 2012 1

by Wes Burns The idea for this blog post hit me after reading through some of the past posts on this self-storage blog. There’s a clear trend here that shows self-storage owners are increasingly

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