Migration timeframes depend on the size of your media library and your specific customizations. A typical migration project takes 2-4 weeks.
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.
Why do customers migrate from Cumulus to Canto?
Canto is a flexible product with advanced features that suit most companies’ needs. Here are some of the most common reasons our customers make the switch:
- Moving assets to the cloud increases flexibility, making it easy to access everything remotely.
- Canto offers an especially user-friendly interface anyone on your team can use.
- Canto’s advanced features save time, meaning teams can focus on the work they’d rather be doing.
- SaaS is secure, and it’s easier and cheaper to maintain than on-premise software.
Hear it from our customers
This is what Helen Mahnke from Texas Children’s Hospital has to say about switching from Cumulus to Canto.
What is the migration path to Canto?
We’re here to help you make the transition to Canto seamless and easy. Your migration starts with a custom consultation with our Cumulus professional services team. When you’re ready, we’ll help you migrate your assets and metadata seamlessly into your new Canto library.
Finally, we’ll show you and your team around Canto, so you can feel at home in your library and hit the ground running.
Your road to Canto:
- Kick-off Workshop
- Customer success works out the details for you
- We migrate your data from Cumulus to Canto
- You check your data in Canto
- User training to get you started off
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.
How do I get started?
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or talk to your Canto account manager.