Migrate Cyclos Communities to Cyclos Pro in 4 steps

26/02/2021

Cyclos Communities is a great payment software to start your social currency or payment network. However, as your network grows you soon will need to upgrade to Cyclos 4 PRO. In this post, we'll explain the 4 steps you need to follow for a successful migration. 

Migration Communities to Cyclos PRO
Migration Communities to Cyclos PRO

Cyclos Communities 

Cyclos 4 Communities, is a free and limited version of the award-winning payment software Cyclos 4 PRO, developed by the Social TRade Organisation. The objective of Cyclos 4 Communities is to stimulate and empower local economies.

Cyclos 4 Communities comes with several interesting features but is limited for data storage, customization and automatization, and hence scalability.

Cyclos PRO 

Cyclos 4 PRO is the best-in-class and award-winning payment and currency software used worldwide by financial institutions, payment networks, barters, and innovative currency systems. Cyclos 4 PRO comes with all Cyclos features, full flexibility, and scalability. Additionally, you can:

With Cyclos 4 PRO you can meet your specific demands and create a dynamic complementary currency or payment network in a short period of time with an affordable investment budget.

Special discount for Cyclos 4 PRO license at monei

Best practices for Cyclos data migration

Data migration is the process of moving data from your Cyclos 4 Communities to Cyclos 4 PRO. While this might seem pretty straightforward, it involves the correct preparation and configuration of your Cyclos 4 PRO and a change in storage and database or application.

Unfortunately, there is no magic button to migrate your Cyclos 4 Communities configuration and data to Cyclos 4 PRO. You need well-established, seamless processes to migrate and protect the integrity of your data. Here are some best practices to keep in mind:

  1. Back up the data before executing.

  2. Stick to the migration strategy and process.

  3. Test, test, test.

The migration of software can be frustrating and time-consuming, so prepare for that reality and stick to the plan or you can end up finding that your Cyclos 4 PRO is functioning below expectations.

Cyclos Communities migration best practices
Cyclos Communities migration best practices

Migrate to Cyclos 4 PRO in 4 steps

With monei, migrating your Cyclos 4 Communities to Cyclos 4 PRO is secure and quick, and you do not have to take care of data integrity. We agonize over the right abstractions so your team doesn't need to stitch together both systems:

Optionally, we can run a cleanup and resolve issues with your source data before migrating, improve efficiency and optimization of your configuration, assist website and software integration, automate processes, customize app (iOS - Android), hosting and train key staff if necessary.

As digital payment architects, we have worked with Cyclos since the beginning. This gives us a vast, rich, and unique experience. Our migration processes are recommended by the Cyclos development team. 

Do not risk the integrity of your data!

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