GovCollect Hardware Specifications

 
 
The following are common hardware specifications for your GovCollect System.  Your desired setup is very important so please read the two types of setups below; GovCollect Data Hosted or Local User Installation.
 
GovCollect Data Hosted 
GovCollect has a unique web friendly design that allows the user to install the software on any Windows pc desktop 8 or greater.  GovCollect will provide the user the application download to be performed on each pc logged in as the administrator.  Then a software or hardware VPN connection is established to the user's data hosted by GovCollect.  This is simple, fast and reliable setup that is very price friendly.
 
Local User Installation
When the customer wants to install the software on his own servers / workstations, we recommend the following specifications.  All of which are industry standard.  GovCollect can be used in virtual or client server setups.


Specifications

 
Existing hardware may be used as long as the specifications meet standards and performance is satisfactory to user.
 

Capital Software Hardware Specifications for User Installation

Server Hardware Recommendations
*If running a service such as Terminal services then there should be two servers in place.  The Terminal Server and the Database Server since both are heavy on resources.
Component
System Recommendations
Operating System
Windows Server 2012 (32-bit and 64-bit) - or better.
Windows 8 or better

Note: The latest service pack is recommended.
SQL Server
SQL Server 2012 (32-bit, 64-bit) and above,  with corresponding Windows Management Studio


Processor (CPU)*
SQL Server Standard: 2 GHz Pentium-Class equivalent/Xeon or better.

Note: Larger networks and databases require faster processors.
Framework
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 or higher
For IGovSerivdes Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or higher
Note: Please refer to your SQL Server requirements.
Memory (RAM)
2 GB minimum. More memory may be required for larger databases.

Note: Please refer to your SQL Server requirements.
Hard Disk Space
2GB minimum for system and program. Three times additional space is required for the database.

Note: Hard Disk Space will need to increase as your database size increases.
Media
CD ROM drive
Connectivity
Internet access using Internet Explorer v5.1 or higher is required in order to use software update functionality.
* A RAID array should be installed and configured as well depending on your tolerance for disk failure. Microsoft recommends that write-caching capabilities of disk controllers be disabled (unless the manufacturer specifically specifies SQL Server database compatibility).
 
Workstation Hardware Recommendations
Component
System Recommendations
Operating System
Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit)  or above.

Note: The latest service pack is recommended.
Framework
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 or higher (Use most recent version.)
Processor (CPU)*
Windows Server 2008 or 2003: 2 GHz Pentium-Class equivalent/Xeon or better.
System Memory (RAM)
2GB Minimum

Note: For systems with larger batch processing needs, 3 GB of memory may be needed.
Disk Space
2GB Minimum

Note: More space may be required for document attachment and storage
Video Adapter
Capable of 1024x768 resolution
32-bit color
Printer
Laser printer or inkjet (local or network)
Connectivity
Internet access using Internet Explorer v5.1 or higher is required in order to use software update functionality.
 
 
Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit) or better.

Note:  The latest service pack is recommended for optimal functionality.
Installation on the above Operating Systems on properly configured virtual environments like VMWare, Citrix, and Microsoft Virtual Server is a supported configuration.

Supported Database Platforms
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit) or bette


Note: The latest service pack is recommended for optimal functionality.
 

Virtual Services Usage

 
The following recommendations represent the minimum system specifications required to run your Virtual Service, our application hosting solution. Investing in the highest quality equipment and internet service bandwidth possible as well as budgeting for regular upgrades will ensure your solution is running at peak performance. Supported configurations and software are subject to change, so please check back often for the latest recommendations. Thank you!
Workstation Recommendations
Minimum System Recommendations (Updated 3/1/2010)
Component
System Recommendations
Terminal Services Client
Remote Desktop Terminal Services Client 6.1
Client Operating System
Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit) - SP2
Windows Vista Business (32-bit and 64-bit) - SP2
Windows XP Professional (32-bit and 64-bit) - SP3

Note: The latest service pack is recommended.
Bandwidth / Speed
30 kbps per concurrent user
Framework
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 or higher
Remote Connectivity
Broadband (business grade cable modem or DSL)
  
Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit) - SP2
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32-bit and 64-bit) - SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Professional (32-bit and 64-bit) - SP3
Note: The supported operating systems, with the service packs specified include the Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.1) that is required.