From the official Microsoft’s .NET Framework website basic review of the key features. In easy to read and view with no Silverlight plugin.
Client applications brings the power of .NET to the desktop via rich, interactive applications.
.NET and the web programming model make creating Web 2.0 applications easier.
The .NET Framework brings the easy and productivity desktop programming on the phone.
.NET helps make creating scalable secure, agile and manageable applications made easier.
Cloud computing helps lower costs with greater scalability allowing use of IT dollars.
Proper UX (User eXperience ) will help reduce costs and make users happy.
Web pages that capture user’s attention help them learn about and buy your products.
Having the rich framework & tools makes rich intermet applications creation easier.
Services promise to help save organizations money and enable data reuse.
Help streamline processes, monitor status, identify and remove bottlenecks, and reduce waste.
Leveraging its data helps an organizations gain a competitive advantage.
Having a standard method to authenticate and authorize users can have cost saving.
The CLR is the core of the .NET Framework. Other features build on top of this.
Good tools helps developers understand complex concepts and quickly accomplish assigned tasks.