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Day: January 7, 2002

Canto Announces Cumulus 5.5

Canto announced that Cumulus 5 has received a major upgrade to version 5.5. New features include a Palette View Mode, improved IPTC support, so called Server/Client Asset Transfer, as well as numerous other features. Cumulus 5.5 includes a variety of other user-requested features such as the ability to print contact sheets, sorted lists with type-ahead functionality, an improved slide show feature, the ability for HTML output to consider the orientation of thumbnails when publishing assets to the Web, availability of the “Convert to” file format conversion functionality in the Single User Edition now as well. The Single User Edition will sell at $99.95, the Workgroup Edition will sell at $995 for the server (Mac OS, Windows) or $1995 for the server (UNIX – IRIX, Linux, Solaris) and $295 per client for Windows and Mac. Pricing for the Enterprise Edition is available on request. Cumulus 5.5 will be available as downloads on Canto’s website under in early February. www.canto.com

Actuate Announces OEM Agreement With Banter

Actuate Corporation announced a strategic OEM agreement with Banter Inc. Banter has embedded the Actuate Information Delivery solution within Banter Self Help and Reply applications to provide customers an in-depth look at client service and client communications activities. As an integrated solution within the Banter Self Help and Reply applications, Actuate delivers in-depth analysis into what is happening within a business. The Actuate Information Delivery solution can be used to track customer trends and message volumes. The Actuate reports allow business units within an organization to track the effectiveness and productivity of specific departments or groups of agents.www.banter.com, www.actuate.com