How do I migrate from Cumulus to Canto?

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The future of Cumulus is Canto

When we introduced Canto eight years ago, cloud-based digital asset management was new. Now it’s become the default, and more and more customers make the switch from Cumulus to Canto. That trend has rapidly accelerated over the last year and a half as remote and hybrid work have transformed how teams collaborate.

But what does a migration project mean for the teams involved and their media libraries? Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about migrating from Cumulus to Canto.

Hear it from our customers

This is what Helen Mahnke from Texas Children’s Hospital has to say about switching from Cumulus to Canto.

Migration timeframes depend on the size of your media library and your specific customizations. A typical migration project takes 2-4 weeks.

In fact, we think you’ll be even more satisfied with Canto. For a very limited number of use cases, some workflows might work a little differently in Canto. Our DAM experts will explain any differences and help you get the most out of your new cloud solution.

Yes. We’ll help you make the migration seamlessly, so your team won’t lose access to your media library.

Canto works on a flexible pricing model. That means the exact costs will depend on your use case. You’ll get tailored cost estimates upfront as we discuss your individual transition. The flexible pricing model also means we can take the investments you’ve already made into Cumulus into consideration.

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How do I get started?

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