Moving from Ektron CMS to the Digital Experience Cloud

Episerver Digital Experience Cloud is built on the experience and the foundations of two great platforms, Episerver CMS and Commerce and Ektron CMS. Since the launch of the converged platform in 2015, we have seen a wave of Ektron customers upgrade to Digital Experience Cloud. They have quoted a number of compelling reasons, such as added functionality, performance, scalability, and security above what they have received in prior releases.

To help with the upgrade, Episerver Expert Services has released a complete end-to-end Upgrade Accelerator from any version of Ektron CMS to the Digital Experience Cloud.  The upgrade accelerator assists customers to quickly and easily to upgrade their sites so that you can begin to focus on further leveraging the Digital Experience Cloud platform to optimize and improve your digital strategy initiatives.

To begin the upgrade process, all you need to do is to provide Episerver with your site templates and our Expert Service team will provide a free site assessment to help map out your upgrade.  There is no commitment to the free site assessment, so this is a great opportunity if you have considered an upgrade but have had questions about the effort required. Benefit from the updated user interface, new campaign functionality, and the additional security within the cloud platform – begin your assessment today.

 

Ektron to Episerver Upgrade Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long will the upgrade take? 

A: This will depend on the size and complexity of your site but the majority of upgrades are completed within 2-4 months.

Q: Do I need to upgrade to continue to be supported?

A: No, the Ektron CMS is still supported but Episerver recommends that each customer should be on at least version 9.0 or greater of Ektron CMS or the Digital Experience Cloud.

Q: How can I get a more detailed time and cost estimate to upgrade to the latest release? 

A: Fill out the form to the right, and after the free site assessment you will get a detailed quote. Remember, there is no commitment to the assessment.  

Q: What if I do not want to move to the cloud, can I still upgrade?

A: Yes, customers may upgrade their perpetual licenses or upgrade to cloud license.

Q: How many sites are live on the Digital Experience Cloud?

A: Episerver is currently averaging 50 sites per quarter going live within the Digital Experience Cloud.

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