Hardware recommendations

Accredo recommends the following hardware specifications.

Server

The specification for the Accredo server depends on the number of users, type of network and other applications running. The recommended minimum specifications are a guide, higher specifications improve processing speeds. We do not recommend lower specifications.
 

  15-User site 4-User site
Processor Intel Xeon 5100 or equivalent Intel i3, or equivalent
RAM 4 GB 2GB
Hard drive space 20 GB 10 GB
Hard drive speed 10,000 rpm or greater Whatever is supplied with the workstation
Operating system Microsoft currently supported versions of Windows Server Microsoft currently supported versions of Windows
Installation media USB drive or download from Accredo website USB drive or download from Accredo website
Network 1 GB Network card and Switch 1 GB Network card and Switch

 


Workstation

The following table provides the recommended minimum specification for running Accredo on a network.

Processor Intel i3 or equivalent
RAM 2 GB
Hard drive space 10 GB
Operating system Microsoft currently supported versions of Windows
Monitor 17” with 1024x768 video resolution
Internet/email Internet connection and MAPI compliant email package or access to SMTP mail server
Installation media USB drive or download from Accredo website
Network 1 GB Network card

 


Remote Desktop Services

The following table provides the recommended minimum specifications for a Remote Desktop Services network running the Accredo Server, to support 10 Accredo users.

Processor Quad Core CPU (Intel Xeon 5300 or better)
RAM 8 GB RAM (more RAM may be required depending on other applications in use)
Hard drive space 40 GB
Hard driver speed 10k SA hard drive(s) connected to a RAID controller with 256Mb of cache memory
Operating system Citrix Metaframe, or
Microsoft currently supported versions of Windows Server
Installation media USB drive, or download from Accredo website
Network 1 GB Network card and Switch

 

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