Akamai Self Storage and Universal Management Company Hire INSOMNIAC

INSOMNIAC Kiosk Provides 24 Hour Convenience to Facility’s Busy Clientele

PHOENIX, Arizona – June 21, 2006 – OpenTech Alliance, Inc., announced today that Akamai Self Storage LLC and Universal Management Company have hired OpenTech’s INSOMNIAC™ self-storage kiosk to rent units and take payments at its new facility on the leeward coast of Oahu, Hawaii. INSOMNIAC will work in conjunction with the property’s resident managers to provide 24 hour convenience and quality service to the site’s busy clientele.

“Our property at Ewa Beach caters to savvy consumers that desire the best,” said Don Shepherd, President of Akamai Self Storage LLC. “Thus, we’ve taken a best-of-everything approach in creating this facility and providing amenities our tenants will appreciate. The INSOMNIAC kiosk enables our tenants to do business at their convenience 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Of course, we benefit too by never having to turn down sales or payments and being able to leave our ‘Open’ sign on permanently.”


M. Anne Ballard of Universal Management Company stands with Akamai Resident
Managers Regina and Gary Gardner next to INSOMNIAC

Universal Management Company handles day-to-day operations management for Akamai Self Storage. M. Anne Ballard, Founder and President of Universal Management Company, remarked, “From its conception, we knew Akamai Self Storage was going to be state-of-the-art and customer focused. INSOMNIAC fits right in with this thinking and rounds out the great service our onsite managers provide. I can’t imagine building a new storage facility today without including a kiosk in the plans.”

Akamai Self Storage is West Oahu’s Premier Self Storage provider featuring the latest in climate controlled and drive-up access, biometric entry systems, vehicle storage and truck rentals, a full line of boxes and packing supplies, 24/7/365 on-site kiosk service and much more. For more information about Akamai Self Storage, please visit www.akamaiselfstorage.com or call (808) 689-7867.

Universal Management Company provides operations management and consulting for 40 storage facilities within the United States, with 2,457,234 square feet of managed storage space, and a total of 20,746 storage units nationwide. In addition, the company provides feasibility studies, consulting, and training worldwide. For more information, please visit www.universalmanagementcompany.com or call (770) 801-1888.

OpenTech Alliance, Inc. is the leading developer of self-storage kiosks. OpenTech’s INSOMNIAC 900 is the self-storage industry’s top-of-the-line kiosk with built in fingerprint scanner, signature pad, driver’s license scanner, digital camera, check and credit card scanner. For more information about OpenTech or its INSOMNIAC kiosks, please visit www.opentechalliance.com or call (602) 749-9370.

Press Contact:
Curtis Sojka
OpenTech Alliance, Inc.
(602) 749-9370 x118
news@opentechalliance.com

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 # 5,946,660.

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