Kentico Named Fast 50 Rising Star

BRNO, Czech Republic (October 17, 2008) – Kentico Software (, a Web content management system vendor, was named Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Rising Star, being ranked as the 5th fastest growing young technology company in Central Europe. Kentico Software achieved 553% three-year growth.

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 annual award honors the fastest growing Central European technology companies, based on percentage operational revenue growth. The Rising Stars subcategory recognizes young technology companies that are quickly growing. Rising Stars companies have to meet the same criteria necessary for the Technology Fast 50 with the exception of revenues, which must have exceeded EUR 30,000 each year for the past three years (2005-2007). Additionally companies cannot be in business less than three years and no longer than five years. See for more details on the Fast 50 awards.

“We are honored to be recognized by Deloitte in the Fast 50 list,” said Petr Palas, Kentico founder and CEO. “Our growth in the last years was driven by our commitment to deliver top quality web content management solution to our clients and partners.”

Since releasing the first version of Kentico CMS in August, 2004, Kentico CMS has been used by more than one thousand Web sites in 67 countries, with notable clients including Bayer, Gibson Musical Instruments, Guinness, Empire Today, Medibank, portal and more than 800 other businesses.

Kentico will showcase its content management solution at the Microsoft Professional Developer Conference in Los Angeles, Calif. and at the Gilbane Conference in Boston, Mass. this fall.

About Kentico CMS

Kentico CMS is an affordable ($749 to $1499 per web site) web content management solution providing a complete set of features for building Web sites on the Microsoft ASP.NET platform. It supports content/design separation, workflow, permissions, multilingual support, full-text search, SEO, online forms, image galleries, forums, blogs, polls and 90+ configurable Web parts. It’s being used by more than 1000 Web sites in 67 countries. The clients include Gibson, Bayer, Guinness, Empire Today, Medibank, and others. Kentico CMS is available at

About Kentico Software

Kentico Software ( helps .NET developers deliver professional Web sites, online stores, community sites and intranets using Kentico CMS for ASP.NET. It's committed to deliver affordable products that enable building better Web sites on the Microsoft .NET platform in a faster and more enjoyable way. It was founded in 2004 and quickly expanded the Kentico CMS user base since then.

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