System Requirements for an Evolution Premium Environment:

 

Areas

Single User

Workstation

Server

(Less than 10 users)

Server

(11+ Users, Limited to 300 Users)

HARDWARE:

Minimum 

Dual Core 2.0 GHz/i3

Dual Core 2.0 GHz/i3

Dual Core 2.3 GHz/i5

Dual Core 2.3 GHz/i5

Recommended

Dual Core 2.3 GHz/i5

Dual Core 2.3 GHz/i5

Dual Core 2.7 GHz/i5

Dual Core 3.0 GHz/i7

Please Note: 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) processors are supported.

OPERATING SYSTEM:

Minimum

Microsoft™ Windows 7/8 Professional Edition Service Pack 1 or later

Microsoft™ Windows 7/8 Professional Edition Service Pack 1 or later

Windows™ Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition Service Pack 2 or later

Windows™ Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition Service Pack 2 or later

Recommended

Microsoft™ Windows 8/10 Professional Edition Service Pack 1 or late

Microsoft™ Windows 8/10 Professional Edition Service Pack 1 or later

Windows™ Server 2012 Standard Edition Service Pack 2 or later

Windows™ Server 2012 Standard Edition Service Pack 2 or later

Note: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7/8 Starter, Windows 7/8  Home and Windows RT editions are not supported by Sage Evolution.

RAM:

Minimum

4GB or more

4GB or more

6GB or more

8GB or more

Recommended

4GB or more

6GB or more

8GB or more

16GB or more

Note: Minimum 4GB (32-bit) or 6 GB (64-bit).

SCREEN RESOLUTION:

Minimum

1024 x 768

1024 x 768

1024 x 768

1024 x 768

Note: In some cases a 100% DPI setting is suggested for laptop screens

DATABASE SERVER – RECOMMENDED

Minimum

Microsoft™ SQL Server 2008 R2 – Service Pack 1 or later.

Recommended

Microsoft™ SQL Server 2012 / Microsoft™ SQL Server 2014

Note that versions of SQL Server 2008, 2005 and lower are no longer supported by Sage Evolution. For more information on SQL Server and product lifecycles, visit the Microsoft website.

ADDITIONAL SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS (SERVER AND WORKSTATION)

Minimum

Microsoft™ Excel 2007 or later (for the Sage Intelligent Centre module).

Minimum

.Net 4.50 framework (included in installation DVD).

EVOLUTION MOBILE PLATFORM

Hardware

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 / Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500 / iPad 2 or later / Windows Device.

Screen Resolution

For Samsung users we accommodate 7”, 8” and 10” screen resolutions.

For iPad users we accommodate 7” and 10” screen resolutions

For Windows Device users we accommodate 4” and 6” screen resolutions.

Operating System

Android “Kit Kat”/ IOS 8.1 or later / Windows Phone 8.

Web Service

Internet Information Services (IIS) 6 or later.

Connectivity

Cellular (3G/4G) or WIFI

BRANCH ACCOUNTING ENVIRONMENT

 

SERVER SETUP

AREAS

HEAD OFFICE

BRANCHES

Minimum

Dedicated Server

Hardware

Dual Core 2.3 GHz/i5

Dual Core 2.3 GHz/i5

RAM

16GB or more

8GB or more

Operating System

Windows™ Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition Service Pack 2 or later

Windows™ Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition Service Pack 2 or later

FTP / IIS

IIS 7.5

IIS 7.5

Shared Server

Hardware

Dual Core 2.3 GHz/i5

Dual Core 2.3 GHz/i5

RAM

16 GB or more

8 GB or more

Operating System

Windows™ Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition Service Pack 2 or later

Windows™ Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition Service Pack 2 or later

FTP / IIS

IIS 7.5

IIS 7.5

 Note: If the Synchronisation Monitor and Microsoft SQL is running on the same server, the SQL Server memory usage has to be managed.

Recommended

Dedicated Server

Hardware

Dual Core 3.0 GHz/i7

Dual Core 2.3 GHz/i5

RAM

32 GB or more

16 GB or more

Operating System

Windows™ Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition Service Pack 2 or later

Windows™ Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition Service Pack 2 or later

FTP / IIS

IIS 8.5

IIS 8.5

Shared Server

Hardware

Dual Core 3.0 GHz/i7

Dual Core 2.3 GHz/i5

RAM

32 GB or more

16 GB or more

Operating System

Windows™ Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition Service Pack 2 or later

Windows™ Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition Service Pack 2 or later

FTP / IIS

IIS 8.5

IIS 8.5

 Note: If the Synchronisation Monitor and Microsoft SQL is running on the same server, the SQL Server memory usage has to be managed.
Note: It is highly recommended to dedicate a server at head office and branch level. 

ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Recommended We strongly recommend you speak to your Sage Evolution Business Partner regarding the system requirements recommended for your specific environment

OTHER SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

  • DVD-Rom.
  • The on-line help requires Internet Explorer version 6 or higher, or a compatible browser.
  • To use touch capabilities in Windows 8/10, you need a tablet or a monitor that supports multi-touch.
  • Up-to-date network drivers, service packs and updates for your network and operating systems.
  • Windows 7/8 (and above) personal computers/notebooks need to ensure that the recommended RAM memory requirements and Video Graphics adapter are met.
  • The above serves as a guideline. Hardware requirements may differ depending on the operating system and the version of SQL Server. For Microsoft™ SQL Server 2012 / 2014, please note that there are additional software requirements to adhere to. Please refer to the SQL Server specifications documentation, available from the Microsoft website, for more information.
  • Sage Intelligence Reporting and Microsoft Office: We do not support Microsoft Office Home and Student (2010 and 2013) or Microsoft Office 365 Online. Microsoft Office Home and Student is not licensed for business or commercial use