September 15, 2015 By PrintAction Staff
Software developer Aleyant has purchased San Francisco-based Keen’s Web-to-print business, including its Web-to-print technology platform, Web-to-print customers and its name, logo, and brand. Current Keen Web-to-print customers will be able to transition to Aleyant’s Pressero Web-to-print platform.
Keen’s PrintMo marketplace service is not part of this transaction and will continue to operate as a separate service.
“We welcome Keen customers to the Aleyant family and hope to meet some of them in person during GraphExpo…,” said Greg Salzman, Aleyant’s President. “The Keen Web-to-print software has some interesting technology, which of course we will be exploring.”
Founded in 2010 by Vitaly Golomb, Keen Systems is venture capital-backed by 500 Startups, IDG-Accel and other investors. Like Aleyant, Keen was a former recipient of Printing Industry of America’s InterTech Technology Award in 2012, being recognized for its multi-tenant Software-as-a-Service approach and its advances in user interface design.
“We’ve gotten to know Greg and his team at Aleyant over the years and more recently,” said Golomb. “I couldn’t be happier to work with them in this transition. I’m confident our customers have a bright future in Aleyant’s family as the industry further modernizes and evolves.”
Aleyant Pressero is a cloud-based B2B or B2C online storefront solution, which includes mobile-first design for branded sites to ensure proper display regardless of the viewing device being used. Pressero can be enhanced with the addition of Aleyant eDocBuilder, a Web-based variable data publishing system built specifically to integrate into Aleyant or third-party Web-to-print or MIS solutions.
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