Local Network Windows OS Network Servers with SSD drives or RAID arrays preferred. Offsite (WAN/remote) or Cloud-based Servers not recommended due to speed and bandwidth limitations. Using an unstable (internet) connection to connect QuoteSoft products to their databases may result in lost or corrupt data.
By default, we install QuoteSoft installs SQL Express. There are some limitations when using databases served by SQL Express, most notably, , however, there are significant resource and size limitations that may not suit your business needs (the number of concurrent transactions and overall database size tend to be too low for sharing among product users, for example). If you are sharing a data store (database) between users, you need to upgrade your SQL Server to Standard or Enterprise. Please contact a certified SQL installer for assistance.
64 GB RAM or more - each concurrent user will drain uses some system resources, so maximize your system RAM to prevent performance issues. (Assume a minimum of 32GB per concurrent user for good performance.)
6 GB Hard drive space for installation and 40-100GB per year/per estimator; SSD drives or RAID arrays preferred.
Minimum 1GBps ethernet connection (we do not recommend WiFi connections)
Must be on a domain network and not functioning as a Domain Controller