Radix & Microsoft COTS Technologies – Delivering Performance & Value

Radix & Microsoft COTS Technologies – Delivering Performance & Value

For a long time, Microsoft’s Dotnet development platform has dominated the IT market. A lot of business applications and enterprise systems with high end customizations have been developed in Dotnet. But now the market has moved on to open source frameworks.

PHP based open source frameworks like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal have already attained tremendous popularity over a very short time. Things like open source nature, readily available plug-ins, customizable modules, support from developer forums, etc have further fueled this popularity.

Dotnet has also stepped into this realm now. In a bid to broaden the market that they serve, Microsoft and its counterparts have rolled out several open source and proprietary CMS and E-com frameworks. These frameworks are typically used to develop commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions.

Some of the most popular Dotnet based frameworks for developing ready-to-use solutions are:

Sitefinity CMS

Sitefinity is an ASP.Net based CMS developed by Telerik. A web-based CMS, Sitefinity caters to end users as well as developers. And what makes it really popular in the developer fraternity is its scalability and flexibility.

Radix is a recognized Sitefinity Partner and is a member of a global network of 200+ Sitefinity partners. We have been working with Telerik Controls for more than 3 years and are certified as experts in Sitefinity CMS based development. We have used Sitefinity to develop a content framework that is simple and scalable. We have developed corporate websites, blogs, e-commerce solutions, online booking systems, enterprise portals, community websites etc using Sitefinity. We have custom developed:

  • Themes and templates relevant to business
  • Modules with special features
  • Plugins for unique requirements
  • Special control features
  • Distinguished navigation style

In addition to this, we offer a broad range of Sitefinity services which include:

  • Versioning and rollback
  • Integration with third party tools
  • Integration with enterprise systems
  • Multiple database support
  • Support & maintenance for application

Kentico CMS & E-commerce

Kentico is an ASP.Net based enterprise content management system widely used for developing e-commerce solutions. Kentico is used for developing websites, intranets, online communities, and online business portals.

Once again, Radix is a certified Kentico Partner and is connected with 1200+ global Kentico partners. We have developed applications with Kentico CMS that are mobile compatible and can support online marketing tools. We have developed with features like:

  • Dynamic image galleries
  • Forums and blogging features
  • Document management with WYSIWYG editor
  • Online polls and newsletters
  • Multilingual support
  • Integration with web analytics

In addition to this, we can extend Kentico CMS into Visual Studio which is again an area of expertise for Radix.

DotNetNuke (DNN) CMS

DotNetNuke is probably one of the most popular content management systems based off of Dotnet. DotNetNuke was initially envisioned to simplify management of online content and data. However, with passage of time, it has evolved into a highly sophisticated tool for better commerce, communication, and collaboration.

A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Radix has developed flexible and scalable applications like online business websites, social networks, online shopping systems, forums, publishing portals, etc in DNN. We offer end-to-end DNN development services which include:

  • Custom DNN theme and template development
  • Module and plug-in development
  • Enterprise data and business process integration
  • Third party API integration
  • Testing and deployment of DNN applications
  • DNN consultancy


It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that with nopCommerce, Microsoft has stepped into e-commerce domain with a bang. And what makes nopCommerce so special is its robust and stable shopping cart.

At Radix, we have developed shopping carts in ASP.Net 3.5 with MS SQL 2005 or higher version database. We have developed nopCommerce solutions with catalogue type display, live chat feature, SSL support, product hierarchies, SMS notifications, user registrations, billing and shipping processes, simple backend for business management, etc.

On a broad scale, we offer below mentioned nopCommerce services:

  • Custom develop modules & plugins
  • Integrate custom designed themes
  • Develop and integrate custom shopping carts
  • Integrate payment & shipping gateways
  • Integrate multiple language & currency support

Additionally, we can add support for shopping feed management, Amazon management, Nextag management, and Google product management in nopCommerce solutions. Keeping a futuristic view, we make sure that we develop e-com solutions that can scale to accommodate your business growth.

Orchard CMS

Orchard is again an open source CMS for ASP.Net platform. We use Orchard to develop content driven websites rapidly. We use Orchard’s extensible framework to develop modules and plug-ins with additional and unique functionalities.

Since we are Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, we use our expertise in ASP.Net to tweak and custom develop features and functions in Orchard. We have customized Orchard CMS applications for:

  • Controls & navigation patterns
  • Themes & plugins
  • Language & currency support
  • Payment & shipping support
  • User & membership management
  • Rich text editors
  • Blogs
  • Social networking, tagging, & tweets

So now if you are looking for “ready-made software” or “packaged solution” for your business, you don’t need to look any further. Microsoft makes plenty packaged solutions available. These solutions can enhance business processes and productivity. All you need to do is choose a partner like Radixweb to guide you through Microsoft’s various COTS offerings.

And why Radix? The reasons are many. But to quote a few, Radixweb is Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Dotnet expert. We are certified Sitefinity and Kentico Partners. We have been designing and developing bespoke business solutions for 11+ years. We believe in stable and secure development. And we practice transparency in our processes and communication.

Visit us to know more about our services in Dotnet based development and COTS custom development.

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Jaydeep Patadiya is a senior business development manager at Radixweb and always has the answer to- what's on the mind of the customers? In an industry that is fundamentally changing, he helps customers make the right decisions by connecting the right dots and adopt new technologies. Beyond work, he prepares for upcoming marathon races.