Kentico Announces Support for Visual Studio 2010 in Kentico CMS 5.5

Las Vegas, NV, USA, April 12, 2010 – Kentico Software (, a Web content management system vendor, announced that Kentico CMS 5.5 will provide full support for Visual Studio 2010 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 today at the DevConnections Conference.

Kentico CMS 5.5 together with Visual Studio 2010 make a powerful combination in delivering rich, dynamic and interactive Web sites, community sites, intranets and on-line stores.

“Kentico’s simultaneous release of Kentico CMS 5.5 enables developers to take advantage of the latest features in Visual Studio 2010,” said Dave Mendlen, senior director of Developer Marketing at Microsoft Corp. “Microsoft is excited about the opportunity this creates for our mutual customers to unleash their creativity using the powerful features of Kentico CMS 5.5 and Visual Studio 2010.”

"Delivering Kentico CMS 5.5 simultaneously with Visual Studio 2010 provides our partners and customers even more possibilities for their web site.” says Michal Neuwirth, Product Manager at Kentico Software. “Kentico CMS 5.5 was fully tested to work with Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4. Kentico CMS developers can take immediate advantage of the new improvements," he adds.

Kentico CMS 5.5 also includes authorization via Facebook Connect and OpenID or RSS Web parts & widgets. Based on customer feedback both the Sharepoint Connector and MetaWeblog API are now fully integrated in Kentico CMS. Other improvements include enhanced reporting, performance and mobile optimization.

“The newly included Mobile section of the Corporate Sample Site was added by customer request. Given the volume of mobile development our customers were looking for examples of optimized pages for the web-browser based smart phones.  Using Kentico CMS for their websites they are able to cut the time and costs of development of Mobile version of the standard Web pages” explains Michael Neuwirth, Product Manager at Kentico Software.

Kentico will showcase its content management solution at the DevConnections Conference in Las Vegas, NV at booth 514. Kentico will also exhibit at Internet World London in April, at J.Boye Conference in Philadelphia, PA  in May and at Microsoft Tech•Ed North America in New Orleans, LA  in June.

More information about Kentico CMS version 5.5 is available at:

About Kentico CMS

Kentico CMS is a reliable, scalable and flexible Web content management solution providing a complete set of features for building Web sites, community sites, intranets and on-line stores on the Microsoft ASP.NET platform. It supports WYSIWYG editing, workflows, multiple languages, full-text search, SEO, on-line forms, image galleries, forums, groups, blogs, polls, media libraries and is shipped with 200+ configurable Web parts. It’s currently used by more than 4,000 Web sites in 83 countries and supported by a network of over 1000 partners. The clients include Microsoft, McDonald's, Vodafone, O2, Orange, Brussels Airlines, Audi, Mazda, Ford, Subaru, Samsung, Gibson, Bayer, ESPN, Guinness, DKNY, Abbott Labs, Medibank, and others. Kentico CMS comes with excellent technical support and a 7-day bug-fixing policy. Kentico CMS is available at

About Kentico Software

Kentico Software ( helps clients create professional Web sites, online stores, community sites and intranets using Kentico CMS for ASP.NET. It's committed to deliver a full-featured, enterprise-class, stable and scalable Web Content Management solution on the Microsoft .NET platform. Founded in 2004, Kentico is headquartered in the Czech Republic and has a U.S. office in Nashua, NH. Since inception, Kentico has continued to rapidly expand the Kentico CMS user base worldwide. Kentico Software is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. In 2009, Kentico was named a Deloitte Technology FAST 50 Rising Star, being ranked as one of the fastest growing companies in Central Europe.

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