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Onity and Extra Space Storage to Digitize Storage Unit Access

Salem, Oregon -

Strategic relationship will enhance capabilities of Extra Space’s self-storage offering

Onity, a global leader in electronic access solutions and mobile credentialing, announces an agreement with the second largest self-storage company in the U.S., Extra Space Storage, Inc. (NYSE: EXR), to integrate Onity’s leading-edge DirectKey™ technology into Extra Space’s customer mobile app and to trial Onity’s newly released Passport™ locking solution for the self-storage industry. Onity is part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions.

“Extra Space is actively integrating Onity’s DirectKey technology into our customer mobile app and testing the Passport lock at a number of our properties,” said James Hafen, Vice President of Product, Extra Space Storage. “We are proud to partner with a proven access control leader in the hospitality and real estate industries to create the best experience possible for our customers. Having a new option in digital locks will drive innovation for the self-storage industry and we’re excited to see new vendors like Onity taking an interest in self-storage.”

Onity developed the Passport locking solution based on its expertise in electronic access solutions across hospitality and other verticals, and with direct feedback from Extra Space and multiple self-storage industry veterans. This resulted in a smart lock designed to help shape the future of the self-storage industry. This relationship will help advance the technology profile to enhance and streamline the experience for Extra Space Storage customers.

“The relationship with Extra Space has been essential in the development of our Passport locking solution,” said Andre Lalande, Vice President of Sales, Onity. “We are honored to work together to better the self-storage industry.” Learn more about the Passport solution at or visit Onity booth 1121 at the Inside Self-Storage (ISS) World Expo, April 11-14, 2023. 

About Onity
Onity supports the self-storage, hospitality, commercial, education, and military segments with a full spectrum of electronic locking, access control, and mobile key solutions. Since 1986, Onity has been a global leader in electronic access solutions, serving customers in more than 125 countries around the globe. Onity is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions. For more information, visit
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Kendall Simich
A Carrier Company
Tel: 503-741-5698