Canto Launches Milestone Cumulus X Release; The NeXt Level of Enterprise Digital Asset Management

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DAM pioneer’s proven platform now offers a powerful mobile-first architecture, more robust third party application integrations, more options for secure 24/7 access to digital assets with all-new iOS app, revamped branded portal and more.

All new HTML5 responsive technology from Canto - the leaders in DAM.

Unlimited search, view and download of digital assets from your own branded Cumulus Portal

Cumulus X promises to solve the chaos of managing ever-expanding libraries of digital content.

Canto, a leading provider of digital asset management (DAM) solutions, today announced the availability of Cumulus X with new features that further extend its lead in the enterprise DAM market. This milestone version 10 release introduces ‘Cumulus Portals’ for branded, mobile-friendly, read-only access to assets by thousands of simultaneous users; as well as a completely new iOS app for better, read/write mobile DAM support on iPad and iPhone. Cumulus X also delivers a greatly enhanced API for integration with other enterprise applications and third-party platforms.

Cumulus X promises to solve the chaos of managing ever-expanding libraries of digital content including images, videos and other visual assets.

Now available, Cumulus X was built using responsive design, which enables support for all screen sizes, standard mobile devices and operating systems, including iOS and Android. The software allows for future adaptation to new platforms and even IoT-supported devices. In addition, its mobile-first architecture empowers companies to simplify access to their digital assets and collaboration with distributed teams, partners, agencies and freelancers.

“Our longstanding commitment to creating a better, more engaging user experience for our customers, while also establishing digital asset management as an indispensable enterprise application, continues with the availability of Cumulus X,” said Jack McGannon, CEO of Canto. “Not only have we created more opportunities for our customers to integrate DAM with third-party platforms and enterprise applications with a more extensible API, but we also now offer organizations more options to access and manage their digital assets no matter where they are logistically.”

The Cumulus X API addresses a major hurdle that has hindered DAM from becoming a critical component of marketing technology stacks. In order to leverage the full benefits of enterprise DAM, companies have been required to create custom integrations between their DAM solution and enterprise systems, such as content management systems (CMS), project management, marketing automation, ERP, ecommerce and publishing applications. The Cumulus X API solves the issue of time, cost and complexity for creating these integrations, while providing an unparalleled level of interoperability.

Additional features now available in Cumulus X include:

  •     On-the-fly image resizing, cropping and crop templates
  •     Multi-page preview and zooming up to 4K resolution
  •     Built-in SEO support, allowing for page tagging and more
  •     Branding, theming mechanism allowing for easy UI customization
  •     Flexible deployment options: cloud, on premise and hybrid
  •     Designed for easy upgrades to future versions of Cumulus
  •     Combine multiple catalogs into one central brand portal, built on HTML5 Bootstrap™ technology
  •     HTML5 video player tag support

Cumulus X is now available. For further information, access the What’s New in Cumulus X web page or visit the Canto blog.

Canto will host a live demo of Cumulus X during a Webinar on Thursday, September 3rd at 10am PT / 1pm ET. Registration page here.

About Canto
Canto is committed to innovation, with a focus on delivering digital asset management (DAM) and asset collaboration and engagement (ACE) software and services that solve customers' ongoing brand asset challenges and help to promote brand awareness. Founded in 1990, Canto is an industry pioneer and leader with more than 2,400 customers worldwide. Canto's offerings include its flagship enterprise DAM technology, Cumulus, which allows customers to efficiently secure, repurpose and distribute brand assets, and its marketing solution Flight to facilitate asset collaboration and engagement. Supported by a global partner network, Canto is based in San Francisco (USA), Berlin and Giessen (Germany). For more information, visit Canto.com.

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