A complete CMS and social networking platform for rapid development of Web 2.0 sites with forums, blogs, wiki, groups, friends, widgets, message boards, private messaging, OpenID, Facebook, Windows Live ID and Active Directory integration, user profiles, media galleries and other features.
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Kentico CMS is a complete enterprise web content management solution for managing corporate web sites, intranets and extranets. More than simply a standalone web content management solution, Kentico CMS integrates SharePoint, and existing business applications into a single scalable web based architecture. Organizations can leverage the advanced communication features of Kentico CMS enabling customers, partners and employees to access the most current version of documents, presentations, group information, search, and much more.
Kentico CMS enables companies to create internal or external social communities for employees, customers and partners – facilitating better communication, innovation and productivity with web based access to everything needed in a single web location. Leveraging the built in features of Kentico CMS provides access to a scalable blogging infrastructure, user personalization, customizable profile information and over 34 additional ready to use modules. Collaboration and knowledge sharing extends to online communities including personal profiles, groups, ratings and comment features for customers, partners and employees alike.
Kentico represents a complete CMS and social networking platform for rapid development of Web 2.0 sites with forums, blogs, wiki, groups, friends, widgets, message boards, private messaging, OpenID, Facebook, Windows Live ID and Active Directory integration, user profiles, media galleries and other features.
Users are in complete control of their personal information. A user can browse the site anonymously. If they choose to create a user profile, they are then able to leverage the more advanced site features and connection points to additional community resources and members. Customizable user profiles allow users to update their own status, blogs, documents, favorites, group spaces and more.
Kentico CMS also comes equipped with project management capabilities. These features allow organizations to easily create project workspaces, where team members can share project timelines and calendars; and collaborate on project tasks, documents and requirements. Project members can initiate discussions via Forums and create articles/pages via Wiki. Furthermore, managing project tasks and tracking their status allows project manager and project members to ensure on-time completion and delivery.
Kentico CMS comes with a unique browser-based development model. Without complex programming knowledge a non-technical users can quickly build, customize and deploy a web site. This means that consistent and reusable site experiences can be created more rapidly. Experienced C# and VB.NET developers can also use Microsoft Visual Studio to develop sites with Kentico CMS. This model allows them to use standard ASPX pages as page templates in the CMS. Visual Studio can also be used to extend and customize the CMS.
Kentico CMS uses the latest Microsoft ASP.NET platform resulting in a solid, robust and secure platform for web sites. Since Kentico CMS was built with productivity in mind, there are many ways to customize and enhance its functionality: custom event handlers, custom providers, custom modules, custom server controls, custom web parts and widgets, custom form field types and others. It provides a documented, open API for .NET developers, allowing control of the entire solution through code.
Security is one of the key features of Kentico CMS. Kentico CMS uses a proprietary security system that is based on standard ASP.NET security features. Additionally it provides an ASP.NET 2.0-compatible membership provider. Kentico CMS supports both Forms and Windows authentication. The system can import user accounts from Windows domain or Active Directory automatically. Kentico CMS supports out-of-the-box integration with Live ID, Open ID and Facebook. Moreover, custom authentication providers can be created that will import user information from an external database. Users can be granted permissions for particular modules, certain site sections or specific documents. This means that the system is not merely limited to predefined roles. The access rights of the site visitors can also be controlled. Secured site sections can be configured that are only accessible by registered members. Members can be presented with personalized navigation and content based on permissions.
Kentico CMS is an affordable Web content management solution providing the most complete set of features for building web sites, community sites, intranets and on-line stores on the Microsoft ASP.NET platform. Kentico CMS is currently used by more than 5,000 websites in 84 countries. Clients include: Microsoft, McDonald's, Vodafone, O2, Orange, Brussels Airlines, Mazda, Ford, Subaru, Samsung, Gibson, ESPN, Guinness, DKNY, Abbott Labs, Medibank, Ireland.ie and many others.
Kentico CMS comes with detailed documentation and highly responsive support via phone and emails. Technical support operates on business days (Monday to Friday) from 7:00 AM to 10:30 PM New York (EST) time. Most questions are usually answered within one business day and are guaranteed to be answered within 2 business days. Kentico CMS is backed by a 7-day bug-fix policy, which helps to ensure projects are delivered on time.