Kentico announces Kentico CMS 5.5 R2 with General Availability by December 15, 2010

Kentico Software , the Web content management system vendor, disclosed that Kentico CMS 5.5 R2 will be Generally Available by December 15, 2010 at the LeWeb'10 conference. This new version of their flagship enterprise CMS provides document and project management, Microsoft Azure  support, WebDAV, Workgroups and Sharepoint 2010 support.

Already a key to enterprise Intranets for companies like Brussels Airlines or Shaw Industries Group Inc., Kentico CMS 5.5 R2 extends their intranet platform to include document and project management, WebDAV support, workgroup and SharePoint 2010 support.

“Kentico has always been a customer driven company. Extending our Intranet offering to include document and project management, and the inclusion of a starter site continues to showcase the value, scalability and stability of our CMS platform for our customers.“ said Petr Palas, CEO of Kentico CMS

Out of the box, Kentico CMS 5.5 R2 includes Project Management that helps users manage, assign and monitor projects and tasks. The new Document Management feature allows users to add/edit/delete documents and their permissions directly from a website without access to the administration UI. With the added support of WebDAV, users can now directly edit documents without the need to save them manually to a temporary location and then re-upload them.

“Several enterprise CMS systems were evaluated, but Kentico surpassed them all. We are now running the latest version of Kentico CMS to support our intranet websites. Our internal business partners love it, and we continue to be impressed with Kentico support. Kentico has exceeded our expectations several times over.“ said Shane Foster, Project Manager at
Shaw Industries Group Inc.

Kentico CMS 5.5 R2 also includes Microsoft Azure support for single instance CMS installation.

“Kentico CMS sees the cloud as an important step for our customers and Microsoft Azure as the ideal delivery vehicle. The release of Kentico CMS 5.5 R2 provides single instance CMS customers an opportunity to move their CMS systems to the cloud.” said Martin Hejtmanek, Kentico CMS Chief Technology Officer.

Kentico showcases this latest release at the LeWeb'10 conference in Paris, France at stand D in Eiffel room.

More information about the release is available at:

Kentico CMS 5.5 R2 for ASP.NET can be downloaded as a free 30-day trial at or it can be trialed on-line without any installation at

Kentico CMS is an affordable 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 websites in 84 countries.

The clients include Microsoft, McDonald's, Vodafone, O2, Orange, Brussels Airlines, Mazda, Ford, Subaru, Samsung, Gibson, ESPN, Guinness, DKNY, Abbott Labs, Medibank, and others.

Kentico CMS is available at