Syncfusion, Inc., a leading provider of user interface, reporting, and business intelligence components for the Microsoft .NET platform, today announced that it has released a new version of its product suite: Essential Studio Enterprise Edition. Essential Studio 2011 Volume 1 contains many feature enhancements, including the most powerful set of ASP.NET MVC 3-compatible tools available on the market.

“We are very excited to be a part of the dramatic growth that the ASP.NET  MVC platform has seen over the past year,” said Syncfusion CEO, Stefan Hoenig. “As part of our effort to stay at the forefront of ASP.NET  MVC development, we are pleased to announce 100% support for the new Razor engine. All of our samples are now available with ASPX and Razor views. This release also features major updates to our Silverlight, WPF, ASP.NET, and Windows Forms platforms. For Silverlight, we have introduced an editor control that offers an unsurpassed level of editing comfort on that platform. Rich-text editing, coupled with Word importing and exporting, makes it one impressive editor control. Overall, Essential Studio 2011 Volume 1 is designed to be an upgrade our customers will love—one that will continue to help them stay on top.”

New key features in Syncfusion Essential Studio 2011 Volume 1:
Powerful Silverlight RichTextEditor control
Support for ASP.NET MVC 3 and the new Razorview engine
Support for Excel formula computation (without Excel)
Support for the creation of Excel pivot tables
Advanced interactive pivot grid configuration
Major performance improvements for displaying OLAP data
Visual Studio 2010 themes for Silverlight, WPF, and Windows Forms