Have you heard the big news? The storEDGE team recently announced a brand new product: Cloud Access Control. Our clients have been asking for us to make an integrated access control system for years, and it’s finally here!

What is it?

It’s exactly what it sounds like: a cloud-based access control system. It’s the most integrated, seamless access control experience on the market, and it works perfectly with storEDGE facility management software. Because it’s completely cloud-based, your data transfers and syncs instantly, so a tenant can pay their delinquent balance from their phone while sitting in your parking lot and their access code will work immediately. As an owner or manager, you can remotely monitor entry activity and grant entry access from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.

Our new cloud access control product is fully baked into our existing storEDGE software, so you don’t have to log in to a separate interface to configure access or see data. See everything from right in your storEDGE software, like access settings, gate pops and entry notifications, tenant access histories, and data for reports, collections, and revenue management.

It’s secure, effective, and easy to use. Whether you have multiple entry points or one automatic gate, you can customize access hardware and controls to fit your business needs. Keep records of all entries (and entry attempts!), set limits specific to each access point, and customize user specific codes and access groups.


Why now?

We created storEDGE Cloud Access Control to bridge the gap between your software and your access control hardware. For too long, access control systems required an on-site PC to run additional software at your facility. It was clunky, slow to sync, and not ideal for remote facility management. We think our clients deserve something better - so we made it ourselves.

Regarding the announcement, Adam England, CTO of storEDGE, said:

“Access control was the last missing piece to our full-integration strategy. Our customers deserve a modern, simple solution to access control, rather than relying on a fragile chain of cables, virus-prone Windows computers, and software programs to open a gate. By swapping all of this out for a cloud controller, we’ve eliminated a major point of failure and provided a more streamlined experience for tenants, manager, and owners. Beyond ease-of-use, storEDGE clients will now have access to a huge range of data to make more advanced business decisions related to pricing and occupancy based on their consumers’ behavior.” Adam England storEDGE Chief Technology Officer

What’s included?

In short, a whole lot of innovative technology that can completely replace your current access control offerings. Our new cloud access control products come with:

  • Access control hardware with a variety of access options, such as elevator controls, weatherproof controllers, key fob scanners, card readers, multi-door controllers, wireless options, and more

  • Cloud-based software integration with storEDGE, featuring advanced integration, remote entry access control & monitoring, immediate data sync, custom reporting, and instant notifications

  • Custom installation anywhere in the United States

Whether you’re a new or existing client using our storEDGE facility management software, we’ll work with you to find the right access control mix for your needs. If you’re looking to upgrade your current gate system, eliminate clunky on-site access software and PC systems, and consolidate your logins and access data, our new cloud access control product is here to help.

One of the first to try out the new product was Brad Minsley, owner of 10 Federal Storage. Check out his comments below!

“The new built-in cloud-based access control from storEDGE has worked great at our Chapel Hill facility and we are in the process of rolling it out to all of our facilities. Our tenants love being able to rent from our kiosk or website and get access to their unit instantly, and we love the rich integration and user-friendly controls. Up until now, there has been a break in the continuity of data between the controlled access systems and the property management software systems. storEDGE is bridging this gap, which will give us dynamic access to our renters’ records and behaviors.” Brad Minsley 10 Federal Storage

How do I get started?

We’ll be rolling out our cloud access control product to select users in the summer of 2018. Watch this page for more information and early access sign-ups.

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