What is Kentico
Kentico is a widely-used all-inclusive platform entirely built in-house, which releases you from the frustrations of dealing with totally different systems. In other words, you are able to get a website up and running quicker than expected. Being the only ASP.NET soution that is designed with full integration of E-Commerce, CMS and Online Marketing platform, Kentico enables for creating professional, powerful website while optimizing your digital customer experience across several different channels.
The initial version of Kentico was released in 2004. The software has grown up into a leading .NET CMS solution in the industry with offices in the United States, United Kingdom and Czech Republic. More than 25,000 websites, online stores, community sites and intranets are relying on the Kentico platform.
Versions of Kentico
People love Kentico because it has kept baking new features and capabilities into their new releases. Take the latest Kentico 11 as an example, the general availability of which was launched in 2017, it brings some pretty awesome capabilities to the platform, such as the support for HTML 5 input types, visual e-mail builder for marketers, and an enhanced smartsearch filter with resultcount per filter, etc.
Regardless of the version of Kentico you go with, you need to choose from four commercial products of Kentico and one free, open-source edition available. Compared to the free edition, a commercial Kentico comes with increased functionality and improved technical support.
- Kentico CMS Base—Includes 24/7 global in-house support and 7-day bug-fix policy, ideal for website page management and multisite functionality Kentico CMS Ultimate
- Kentico EMS—Includes 24/7 global in-house support and 7-day bug-fix policy, is an all-in-one CMS, E-commerce, and Online Marketing platform.
- Kentico CMS Ultimate—Includes 24/7 global in-house support and 7-day bug-fix policy, offering CMS and E-Commerce functionality with Online Communities.
- Kentico EMS Corporate—A full Kentico EMS edition containing unlimited server licenses, source code, free training, and premium support.
- Kentico CMS Free Edition—A feature-limited CMS that never expires and relies on a community of developers to contribute, maintain and update it.
Advantages of Kentico
Kentico is the only one all-in-one solution that is developed entirely in-house, helping save your time dealing with disparate systems.
Rich, customizable features
There is an extensive set of features allowing you to customize further to suit your needs and liberate your creativity. For example, you can design a scenario-specific checkout process and allow payment through mobile devices to make your product or service available whenever and wherever your customers need it.
The easy-to-use platform
Kentico is user friendly. You can easily and quickly make edits or update the system without doing endless coding, no matter who you are, a developer or a content editor.
Kentico has been highlighted in delivering a nice selection of out-of-the-box functionality that you can benefit from to develop and implement stunning websites efficiently, both on-premise and in the cloud.
Extensibility and scalability
Kentico features an open API, on which you can create your own web parts, modules, and other extensions to achieve specific requirements. More that, you can integrate with advanced scalability to make sure your needs never outgrow the platform.
Kentico puts a top priority on securing your website and giving you peace of mind that you can 100% concentrate on growing your business. Besides multiple authentication methods supported, Kentico allows you to assign any number of roles, grant users different module permission and content permission, and more. You can take advantage of the double opt-in registration while integrating with Google reCaptcha. What’s more, every new version of Kentico updates security best practices to identify any possible security threats.
24/7 support and 7-day bug-fix policy
If your website is hosted on a commercial Kentico platform, you can leverage Kentico’s 24/7 support from different locations worldwide. This ensures there is always someone ready to help, wherever you are. Besides, there is an industry leading 7-day bug-fix policy to assure you of fixing every discovered bug within sever business days.
What Makes Bisend the Best Kentico Hosting?
When it comes to choosing the best Kentico hosting, you should find out a hosting company that offers the most value. A great web host must feature some major components, such as performance, speed, customer service, pricing and the overall product offering.
Without further ado, Bisend has been a top performer in the industry and is impressive considering the $2.95 for our startup Kentico hosting plan. Bisend has been engaged in hosting business for years and is a good option if you’re looking for reliable shared web hosting. All our hosting plans can run on both Windows and Linux operating system and are priced reasonably.
The following are some reason why Bisend should be your choice.
Fully Support Kentico
To run the latest Kentico 11 installation, your hosting provider should meet below system requirements like:
- Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2012 R2, and 2016
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or 4.6
- IIS 7.5 + or Visual Studio 2012/2013/2015 built-in web server
- Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2014, 2016
- Minimum 4GB RAM and 200MB database size
For this consideration, we would like to recommend our Pro or Business Plan. As you request, we can also integrate our Plesk control panel with Kentico versions so that you can have it installed through 1-click installer. Also with the most popular control panel in ASP.NET hosting world, you can easily manage your files, domain name, database, and etc.
Affordable Price & Rich Featured
Bisend offers the best cheap Kentico hosting service. You can start your Kentico website just from $2.95/mo, along with a 30-day money back guarantee. As your business grows, you can upgrade your Windows shared hosting plan to a higher-end cloud platform. We are confident that you will love our service because of not only the affordable price but also free SSD storage, free Plesk Onyx License, Free SSL certificate, and ample system resources. Ever better, if you’re running an e-commerce site and need a premium SSL certificate to secure transactions and increase user trust, we have the most affordable SSL certificate options from Symantec, Comodo, GeoTrust, etc.
Expert Support Team
Bisend has full commitment to impeccable support. Our 24/7 US-based support team is knowledgeable, experienced and well-trained. They understand very well the importance of quality customer service to customers in emergency and customer satisfaction. You can get a Kentico expert via multiple support channels, including live chat, email and ticketing system, whenever you need help.
World Class Data Centers
Bisend is utilizing two state-of-the-art data centers which are geographically located around our customers. Our US data center is leased from world’s known colocation provider SingleHop and our China data center is from Chinese tech giant Baidu. Both data centers are well-equipped to deliver the highest level of availability, service and support. And apart from cutting-edge SSD technology, we make use of CloudFlare CDN and advance caching solution to ensure our customer experience with Kentico is really fast and enjoyable.