Our Partners & Accreditations

We collaborate with industry leaders to bring world-class solutions to market for our customers.

Our Partners


DNN Gold Partner

We don't like to brag about our DNN expertise, but when you're Europe's longest-serving DNN Gold Partner and winner of six Global DNN Partner of the Year Awards, it's difficult not to be a little proud of our achievements. In addition to our certified partner status, our relationship with the DNN Software team means that you can rest assured that your web applications are in safe hands with our Development team.

Having delivered over 100 DNN websites, we've racked up a complete understanding of DNN Evoq best practice, as well as an incredible knowledge of the DNN product range. 

Our DNN solutions include:

  • .NET websites,
  • Intranets,
  • Social communities,
  • News and blogging platforms,
  • DNN training
  • Hosting services

If your organisation is in need of any of these services, head over to our dedicated DNN page to find out how we can help.

Umbraco Gold Partner

As an Umbraco Gold Partner, we can safely say we know what we’re talking about when it comes to your Umbraco website. We’re fully certified Umbraco Developers with the highest level of Umbraco accreditation.

As Gold Partners, we enjoy lots of benefits including unlimited access to architectural advice on Umbraco solutions, and the latest materials and training, so we can stay on top of the latest technologies.

Our Umbraco services include:

  • Flexible CMS,
  • Intuitive editing experience,
  • Strong Umbraco ecosystem,
  • Friendly and supportive resources,
  • Choose between best of breed so you can show the best version of you.

If your organisation is looking for any of these services, check out our dedicated Umbraco page to find out more.




We've been working with Silverbear for a number of years, and this partnership has led to a fantastic integrated website-CRM solution that we've used for some of the biggest names in the membership industry including the Institute of Directors, Pensions & Lifetime Savings Association, and the Chemical Industries Association. 

Through a seamless integration of an organisation's website and CRM, we can remove the headache of managing multiple different systems at once. Our road-tested solution removes a substantial portion of the initial build scope, complexity, cost and risk associated with the traditional approach to web-CRM integration, while giving you access to the expertise of two of the industry's market-leaders.  

If you'd like to discuss a web-CRM integration project, get in touch.

Cloudflare Certified Partner

Cantarus is a Cloudflare Optimised Partner, allowing us to deploy all types of CloudFlare accelerated and protected solutions. As an Optimised Partner, we can assist clients with CNAME or partial DNS configurations, provide even faster performance via CloudFlare Railgun technology, or offer our experience with tried and tested safe configuration options to get the best performance from your website.






Official MemberWise Network Partner 2021 Badge

MemberWise Network Partner

Cantarus is delighted to be an Official MemberWise Network Partner, the leading network for association and membership professionals. 

As a Network Partner, we are part of a unique group of leading sector suppliers that support the membership sector. We are able to engage with over 5,000 membership organisations and association members, as well as take part in the annual Membership and Digital Excellence conferences. We’re excited to be able to showcase our knowledge and expertise of membership.


Cantarus holds Professional Partnerships with VMWare as both a Solution Provider and Service Provider. As well as running our private cloud solution, kalaniCloud, we have also helped several other organisations to build, maintain, and develop their in-house hosting environments. Using knowledge from our systems, we can assist clients or smaller IT teams in choosing and deploying any size of the environment.


Higher Logic

Higher Logic

Higher Logic is the global leader in online community for professional societies and membership organisations. Over 1,000 organisations and companies worldwide share and collaborate among members and customers in dedicated communities for sections, committees, special interest groups, and more.

It’s a big statement, but we are confident that there are no other UK or Europe-based digital agencies with more experience with Higher Logic than Cantarus. Please get in touch with us to assist you with a demonstration or reference.

Sitecore Affiliate

Cantarus is a recognised Sitecore Affiliate Partner. Sitecore is a powerful enterprise-level rich CMS built on the Microsoft .NET framework, giving you a forward-thinking digital experience with an extensive selection of marketing and analytical tools. Our team of highly-skilled Sitecore specialists are ready when you are to build you a bespoke CMS.



Cantarus is proudly partnered with AppCheck to ensure top security of our own and our clients’ data. Our partnership with AppCheck means that you can rest assured you are in the best hands when it comes to securing your data. Find out more on our dedicated AppCheck Vulnerability Scanning page here.


We are partnered with Blue Sky eLearn, virtual event planning and facilitation experts who help organisations connect to their membership without stressing over technical details. Blue Sky eLearn electronically captures, manages and delivers important educational content in a powerful online learning management system, allowing organisations to distribute spoken-word education more efficiently and make popular content available live or on-demand.



Cantarus is partnered with SonicWall to defend our business with physical and virtual firewall appliances for our networks in both public and private cloud enviroments. This partnership also enables us to shield our organisation from cyber threats and provide secure access to any device or application, anytime and anywhere.

Cantarus is a proud member of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. Greater Manchester Chamber is the largest Chamber of Commerce in the UK, providing first-class business support through sector-based membership services and networking opportunities. Being a member also allows us to raise our profile through publishing our latest news articles and insights.


Our Accreditations

Microsoft Silver Partner (Application Builder) (Cloud Platform)

Cantarus holds a Microsoft Silver Partnership, with both Application Builder and Cloud Platform competencies. This partnership reflects our experience of delivering enterprise-class solutions in both the data centre and software built on the Microsoft technology stack.




Cyber Essentials Plus Certified

Cantarus has been independently certified to comply with the UK Government's Cyber Essentials Plus standards. The Cyber Essentials scheme outlines key defences that businesses should put in place to protect against common cyberattacks and help to prevent the loss of data. Cantarus' security systems have been assessed by a 3rd party and certified by Crest. Our Certificate details can be viewed on the Cyber Essentials website here.

Cantarus is committed to wherever possible, providing the highest levels of security and protection to both our own and our customer's data.

The Drum Recommends 

The Drum Recommends is a global platform built on unbiased data designed to bring brands and agencies together under one roof. Cantarus is pleased to be a recommended agency on The Drum Recommends, meaning brands and clients interested in partnering with us can view our profile, see client reviews, and read our case studies and news articles. 



Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Supplier

Cantarus is proud to be a Crown Commercial Service Supplier (CCS). CCS supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services.

In 2017/18, CCS delivered £354 million in commercial benefits including savings for central government, and £247 million for the wider public sector - helping to deliver world-class public services that offer best value for taxpayers.

Cantarus has been named as a supplier on CCS’s Digital Outcomes & Specialists (DOS) framework. This is a dynamic style framework with the specific aim of helping the public sector buy, design, build and deliver digital outcomes using an agile approach, by procuring the appropriate specialist resource to deliver agile software development.

Benefits include:

  • Easy access to suppliers with the right capabilities, compliant with the Digital by Default Standard and aligned with the Government Digital Service Design Manual,
  • Suppliers include small and medium-sized businesses and agile teams from traditional tier-one system integrators,
  • Guaranteed supplier capacity to deliver digital projects at multiple UK locations,
  • A flexible and speedy route to meet customers’ digital project commissioning requirements,
  • Suits short delivery sprints and agile methodology,
  • Intellectual property rights (IPR) from the project are owned by the buyer and can be shared and re-used with any other public sector buyer.