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admin March 31st, 2018

Adobe dropped a bomb on it’s 77,000+ Worldwide customers on it’s Business Catalyst platform earlier this week, informing them of the companies plans to stop hosting existing sites on Business Catalyst on March 26th, 2020. The software giant has encouraged its users to download their data and migrate to other systems well before the switch off date, as the data will also be deleted on that date. 

Adobe posted on their forum that no new trials will be created, no new sites will be upgraded to paid, support will be prioritised for platform migration questions, in addition to critical security, compliance, and availability issues, and all sites will move to monthly billing on their first renewal date after June 18th, 2018.

If you have an Adobe Business Catalyst site and are now trying to work out what to do, to ensure you continue to have a website after March 26th 2020, contact the team at Newpath Web on 03 8605 4896. We can guide you through the process of migration from Business Catalyst to WordPress, Drupal, Magento, Kentico, Umbraco, and many other platforms.

With substantial experience in migrating data from many different sources, we have developed a service for Migration of Adobe Business Catalyst to another website platform and hosting environment, and CRM for customer data.

Depending on the unique needs of your business and website, we will advise on the best website platform for your new site, and any other technology required to ensure your business continues to operate.

The most important aspect of any migration from an end-of-life product is to ensure that all of the data contained within the existing system is safely and thoroughly exported, and migrated into the new system.

We will audit your existing Adobe Business Catalyst account and provide you with a comprehensive recommendation to ensure that you receive a like for like solutions, ensuring that you do not lose functionality or features as a result of a migration from Adobe Business Catalyst.

We will create and share a project plan with you, detailing each milestone for the migration, and the timeframe for each stage.

The migration will not result in downtime for your business. This can be performed as a background task.

Once everything is migrated, we will test your new site to ensure it works as expected, and start planning for the switch over from old to new.

We can keep a secured copy of your data from Adobe Business Catalyst for a number of years should you wish for us to.

We will cut over to your new site, ensuring again no downtime, and then begin custom support and maintenance to ensure your new site works well and helps you achieve your business goals.

If you’d like to speak with someone regarding migrating from Adobe Business Catalyst to a new platform please contact us on 03 8605 4896.

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