We are Bricks. We built this together.
This is the company culture website of Clay Solutions B.V. a Salto Group Company. An Amsterdam based software company specialised in cloud-based smart lock technology. With a tightly-knit team of 50 talented developers, technology lovers, and innovative thinkers known as ‘Bricks’, together we are making waves in the access control industry.
Will you join us? #becomeabrick
Our story started with a cup of coffee…
In mid-2011, we find our two founders having what soon would turn out to be a game-changing conversation about the Cloud, entrepreneurship, personal drive, locks and lots of other things while enjoying a great cup of coffee. After three hours, they make a decision: let’s rock the world of access control!
Two months later, ‘Clay Solutions’ was born. This company would be built from the ground up, so it needed a solid foundation. With the philosophy, great people make great products; the founders agreed to name their employees ‘Bricks’. Bricks are strong and sustainable all by themselves, but together they make even a greater foundation.
Beginning of 2012, the founders who were only software-focused realised they needed a partner who could provide the physical locks. Here Salto Systems came into the picture. An access control company with their headquarter based in Spain that manufactured their hardware.
With a prototype in a coffee can, one of the founders pitched the idea at Salto Systems HQ. Salto Systems is, just as Clay, ignited by the passion of enthusiastic and highly experienced professionals that were eager to change the world of access control forever. So, of course, it turned out to be a great match.
In 2017 Salto Systems fully acquired Clay Solutions and became the sole owner of the company. Today Clay Solutions has grown its foundation to be a team of 50 Bricks and counting. Together with our Salto Systems family, we are making waves in access control worldwide, and we are just on our way. To make even more waves, we need reinforcement.
The evolution of a revolution
CLAY BY SALTO
Clay, founded in 2012 and based in Amsterdam, provides a wireless, cloud-based access control solution. In late 2012 we partnered with SALTO Systems to introduce our revolutionary product Clay by SALTO.
REBRANDING TO SALTO KS
Clay by SALTO is rebranded as SALTO Keys as a Service, switching from my-clay.com to saltoks.com. The new SALTO KS app is released with its first integration with Panasonic Cameramanager.
CLAY LOCKING PLATFORM
We officially launched our locking platform on the renewed my-clay.com. With CLP (today known as KS Core), industry leaders enjoy their own user interface; either a custom-built access control app or integration into their existing app. SALTO KS is just one example of how CLP can be used to introduce a cloud-based access control app.
ACQUIRED BY SALTO SYSTEMS
SALTO Systems, announces the acquisition of the remainder shares in Clay, to become sole owner of the company, extending their focus on Cloud technology.
SERVING INDUSTRY LEADERS
With a solution portfolio of SALTO KS, KS Custom and KS Core, powered by Connect API and Core API, we serve industry leaders around the globe, and we continue to expand our user base and improve our product.
A MAJOR MILESTONE
In April, we reached the milestone of 100.000 access points for our cloud-based solution! This achievement is a big step in the key-free revolution, and we’re excited to be able to offer our solution to even more end users.