Canto's Road to Triumph for 2015-16

By CIOReview | Monday, February 8, 2016

FREMONT, CA: Canto, a leading provider of Digital Asset Management (DAM) solutions, has announced its exceeded growth expectations in 2015 with the acquisition of more than 200 new business customers globally. With a host of new customers including Boston University, Children’s Hospital of Chicago, AFP, Axel Springer, and Sears, Flight, which is a SaaS DAM product of Canto, has gained significant market share. Canto’s flagship enterprise DAM platform, Cumulus, has also garnered new customers, like CarMax, BlueCross BlueShield of Texas, Bell Helicopter,, Texas Children’s Hospital and other organizations.

Canto, founded in 1990, an industry pioneer with more than 2400 customers globally, is converged on delivering DAM software services that solves customers’ ongoing brand asset challenges and helps to promote brand awareness.  Canto’s offerings include its flagship enterprise DAM technology, Cumulus, which allows customers to efficiently secure, repurpose and distribute brand assets, and its SaaS solution – Flight, to facilitate basic digital asset management and collaboration for teams. Canto is based in San Francisco (USA), Berlin and Giessen (Germany), and is supported by a global partner network.

Canto’s market-leading position was fortified in 2015 when the company was titled—the top DAM vendor by a Gartner company, Capterra. In the same year, Canto also accomplished a new milestone with the release of Cumulus X, which included a new client-branded Portal application and all-new iOS mobile app. Apart from these accolades, icing on the cake is Canto’s Flight’s four major releases in 2015, resulting in a rapidly expanded feature set.

“Being named number one in DAM is a great honor for Canto, reflecting the significant gains we’ve made in 2015, from technology development, to industry alliances and customer growth,” said Jack McGannon, CEO of Canto. “We’ll continue to invest in the innovations and technology advancements that our customers need to drive higher levels of productivity.”

The first Canto DAM Summit (held in Fall 2015) saw a great success, registering more than 95 percent of attendees stating they would recommend attendance at a Canto conference. Drawing encouragement from it, Canto has announced a New York City DAM Summit, scheduled for May 9-10, 2016, with keynote speaker being John Horodyski, DAM expert and presenter at DAM events worldwide. The company is also looking forward for a September 26-27, 2016 DAM Summit in Berlin to support its growing European customer base.