Our history

We have been working with you for 17 years. Step by step, Kentico has grown to be a reliable global player.


Kentico Software split in two divisions

We are still one company, One Kentico, but now we have two quite independent divisions—Kentico Xperience and Kentico Kontent.


Kentico Kontent named a Leader for Summer 2020 in G2 Grid for Headless CMS

We’re proud to share the news that Kentico Kontent has received eight badges including a Leader for Summer 2020 in the headless CMS category by G2 Crowd.


Kentico EMS is now Kentico Xperience.

Our digital experience platform, originally EMS, is rebranded to Kentico Xperience to round up the company face lift.


Kentico receives three badges in G2's Top 10 for WCM.

Our products have been regularly recognized in the G2 Grid® for Web Content Management. It’s the real, verified users who rate Kentico’s products among the best, most easy-to-use ones in the market.


Kentico Kontent becomes SOC 2 Type 2 compliant.

We are big on security in Kentico and believe protecting the privacy and interests of our clients is an absolute must. Kentico Kontent is now SOC 2 Type 2 compliant.



It’s time to celebrate! As of June 2019, Kentico has been with you for 15 years. 


Kentico is named an April 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Web Content Management.


Kentico scores substantial ISO certifications.

Both our products received three ISO certifications (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013, ISO 20000-1:2011). We have earned them by delivering top-quality standards consistently.


Kentico Cloud is now Kentico Kontent.

Our original headless CMS Kentico Cloud is rebranded to Kentico Kontent as part of the company face lift. 


Kentico is named a Strong Performer in the Forrester WaveTM: Web Content Management, Q4 2018.


Kentico is named in two Gartner Magic Quadrants—for Digital Experience Platforms as a Niche Player, and for Web Content Management as a Challenger.


Kentico expands its Brno office.

With over 200 employees and two product divisions, Kentico’s swanky office space in the center of Brno nearly doubles.


Kentico opens its new office in Singapore.

As Kentico expands into Southeast Asia, a new office is opened in Singapore to be closer to our growing number of customers and partners in the area. 


Kentico is named a Challenger in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management.


Kentico Cloud is born.

Kentico takes agile digital transformation to the next level by launching a cloud-first platform. No need to tackle the technical challenges of running a CMS or spend precious time on managing upgrades. The new cloud service combines multi-channel content management and customer engagement. 



2016 starts off with over 200 people working at Kentico Software.


Kentico opens its new Benelux office.

Kentico provides CMS solutions in 100 countries worldwide now. To bring even more value to our clients and partners, we hire a number of executive talents and open a new office in Amsterdam.



As of April 2015, over 25,000 websites are running on Kentico for 7,000 customers all across the world.


Kentico is named a Notable Vendor in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management.


Kentico 8s enhanced integrated marketing solution is released.

We made our marketing solution easy to use, affordable, and quite sophisticated at the same time. The product is not perfect yet but it already helps speed up the development of your pages, with customers now enjoying the experience on all devices. Kentico 8 has all the components you need for your integrated marketing efforts online.



Kentico hires its 100th employee in January 2013, amid continued growth.


Kentico opens a new office in Australia.

Our new office in Sydney now covers the operations in the Asia-Pacific region, Kentico’s third-largest market.


Kentico opens a new UK office.

Kentico is a leading CMS provider in the UK and Ireland, with over 1,200 implementations and 180 solution partners. As it is important for us to be close to our clients and partners, we open a new office in the UK.


Kentico hosts the first Kentico Connection.

The first of our annual conference is held for the whole Kentico community to share experiences and learn together.




Kentico is awarded the Deloitte Fast 50 award.

Kentico is now a mature company to be reckoned with. Due to its 1,781% five-year growth, Kentico is named the fastest growing technology company in the Czech Republic and ranked the 4th in Central Europe in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50.


Kenticos Trees for Bugs initiative is launched.

For every bug in our products you report, we plant a tree. And then some more. Since we started in November 2009, we’ve already planted over 3,000 trees.


Kentico opens its US office.

Kentico CMS is conquering global markets fast. We expand most significantly in the US market, so our first international office is opened in New Hampshire.


First major recognition: Kentico is named a Deloitte Fast 50 Rising Star in the Czech Republic.

The Deloitte Fast 50 Rising Star award recognizes up-and-coming companies not younger than 3 years, not older than 5. With its 553% three-year growth, Kentico is ranked as the 5th-fastest growing young technology company in Central Europe.


Kentico is founded.

Petr Palas always knew he wanted to create a product for the whole world to use. And so he did. At this point, the company is a one-man operation run from a tiny apartment in Brno, Czech Republic—with global potential, nonetheless. 

Did you know?

Kentico was born from the bachelor's thesis of Petr Palas, our founder and CEO. We still have that floppy disc carefully kept as our lucky charm.


We are Kentico.