Intel Celeron at 2 GHz; 1 GB RAM; 1024x768 video resolution; touch screen (sales registers only); Windows XP Pro or Windows 7 Business; Microsoft .Net framework 3.5 SP2; the newest version of Firefox (highly recommended), Chrome, or Safari; 10/100baseT running TCP/IP. Due to various issues with web standards, Internet Explorer is not recommended.
Intel XEON at 3.2 GHz; single, quad-core processor for up to 20 sites; dual, quad-core for 21 or more sites; 4 GB RAM for up to 10 sites; 8 GB RAM for 11 or more sites; 80 GB hard drive minimally; RAID 10 recommended for SQL server when accessed by 25 or more concurrent users; DLT or SDLT backup drive recommended; public IP address required for SendMoneyToSchool.com™ and support.
Windows Server 2003 (consider upgrading), 2003 R2 (consider upgrading), or 2008, 32-bit for small districts, 64-bit highly recommended; .Net framework 3.5 SP2, SQL Server 2005 (consider upgrading), 2008, or 2012, standard or enterprise edition, mixed-mode authentication; Backup Exec 12.5 with SQL Server agent recommended; IIS 6.0 (consider upgrading) or 7.0 with Secure Socket Layer certificate (128-bit encryption); SSL 3.0 or TLS 1.0 required; SQL server and IIS can be on separate hardware if desired; LDF files should reside on a separate physical drive from the MDF files for optimal performance; SMTP.
10/1000baseT running TCP/IP for NIC's and switches; 1.5 MB T-1 recommended for site-to-site; system accesses information on a centralized Microsoft SQL Server.