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E-SoftSys Releases Version 4.5 of Self Storage Manager with Multi-Browser Support
E-SoftSysTM, a Total Solutions Provider for the self-storage industry, announced the release of Version 4.5 of Self Storage ManagerTM

January 20, 2015E-SoftSysTM, a Total Solutions Provider for the self-storage industry, announced the release of Version 4.5 of Self Storage ManagerTM, one of the leading management software programs for the self-storage industry and e-CRMTM, a fully integrated Customer Relationship Management module. The new versions of Self Storage Manager and e-CRM are developed using the latest .Net technologies with the SQL Server 2012 backend database.


The user interface of the Self Storage Manager (SSM) application has been redesigned with modern look and feel and has been fully optimized for quicker loading of the pages over the web. The new version is also compatible with all leading browsers such as IE, Safari, Firefox, Chrome and can be accessed from mobile devices such as iPads and Android tablets. Additionally, the new version of SSM incorporates EMV, Chip and Pin based credit card processing, well ahead of the scheduled deadline of October 2015 announced by major credit card issuers. Furthermore, with the incorporation of e-signature and digital storage of leases for both walk-in and online customers, storage operators can now move to a completely paperless environment.  Some other features include the RPost integration to send registered emails, integration with Text messenger module to send out payment reminders and past due SMS alerts to tenants, link to Customer Satisfaction Survey, increased security and much more.


According to Kat Shenoy, President and CEO of E-SoftSys, "The release of Version 4.5 is a further confirmation of E-SoftSys commitment to keep our software product lines updated with the latest technologies and bring technology similar to what is implemented by REITs to small, mid-size and large operators at an affordable cost. We have invested thousands of hours in the research, development, testing and certification of the new version. Being a Member of the Microsoft Partner Network, we had the additional benefit of getting advice from Microsoft technical experts during the implementation of the latest Microsoft technology in to SSM and e-CRM. We have also taken input from the SSM Product Advisory Committee consisting of several Top Operators while incorporating product enhancements. The new version is now available for storage operators in the USA and Canada and will be released to storage operators in South America, Europe, Middle-East and Asia Pacific in the second quarter of 2015."


Canadian Mini-Warehouse Properties Company (operating as Public Storage Canada), manager of 50 plus Public Storage branded locations across Canada is one of the first SSM clients that has upgraded to Version 4.5. According to Aaron Mullally, Vice President of Operations of Public Storage Canada, "We are very pleased with the various features added to the new version of Self Storage Manager. Being a fairly large multi-site operator, it is imperative that we gain instant access to some vital information across multiple sites at any given time. With the upgrade to the 4.5 version, we are able to generate various reports across multiple sites much faster and also experience much faster performance throughout the entire application. E-SoftSys has once again demonstrated their commitment to meet our expectations and their ability to keep up with the constantly changing trends in the Industry. We are also very happy by the approach taken by the E-SoftSys team in their meticulous planning and ensuring a smooth roll out as well as providing us with excellent support round the clock during the entire process of the upgrade to their latest version."


E-SoftSys, a technology leader for the self-storage industry, offers products and services that include; Self Storage Manager Comprehensive management software for single and multi-facility operators with e-Signature and Digital Storage of Leases; e-CRM Fully integrated Customer Relationship Management module with interfaces to leading phone systems, Constant Contact & Truck Reservations and with an optional module to capture valuable statistics including lead to rental conversion ratios, cost per lead etc..; SSM Text Messenger: A cloud based automatic payment reminder and payment collection system designed to reduce the managers time on collection calls; Customer Portal: – A self-help interactive portal for customers to view their account history and balance, make payments, enable or disable autopay, schedule move-outs, update their contact information and more; Other Modules INSOMNIACTM Kiosk Interface, Online Reservations, Rentals & Payments, PayNearMeTM, Storage  TreasuresTM, QlikViewTM Business Intelligence and Analytics Interface, Customer Survey, XPS, iPadTM/Tablet-based Site Walk Through and Audit module, and more.; Lead Aggregator Interface - CubeSmart, SparefootTM, USStorageLocatorTM, USstoragesearch.comTM; 24/7 Customer Support with Dedicated Team and Project Manager assigned for large operator implementations; Training Videos Over 300 Training Videos are available to customers, where a customer can choose any function or report in Self Storage Manager or e-CRM and get instant training on that topic.


About Public Storage Canada

Canadian Mini-Warehouse Properties Company is the manager of 50 plus Public Storage  branded locations across Canada. As Canada's Self Storage Leader, these Public Storage branded properties offer self-storage, car storage, boat & RV storage, and commercial storage with locations across Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, and Alberta. For more information, please contact 1-905-677-0363 ext. 291.


Media Contact: John Rohan, E-SoftSys LLC, 800-469-1740 x1, sales@selfstoragemanager.com

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