Minimum Hardware & Software Requirements

The following are the minimum hardware & software requirements for a Workstation, Laptop or Server to be covered by a Managed IT Services Support Agreement.

HardwareRequirements
CPU ProcessorIntel Core i5 or AMD Ryzen 5 or Apple M1
Memory8 GB DDR4
Hard Drive256GB SSD
WarrantyAll systems must have a current manufactures or third party warranty to be covered by an active support agreement.


SoftwareRequirements
Operating SystemWindows (currently version supported by Microsoft)
macOS, iOS or iPadOS (current version supported by Apple)
Android (current version supported by Google)
BrowserChrome, Firefox, Edge or Safari (current versions)
FirewallWindows Firewall or macOS Firewall
Anti-virusWindows Defender or macOS equivalent
UpdatesOperating System fully patched

The following are the recommended hardware & software requirements for a Workstation, Laptop or Server on a Managed Services IT Support Agreement.

HardwareRecommended
CPU ProcessorIntel Core i7 or AMD Ryzen 7 or Apple M1 or Intel Xeon – (all latest gens)
Memory16 GB DDR4
Hard Drive512GB NVMe
FirewallWatchguard Total Security (incl APT Blocker & AV)
Disaster RecoveryDatto Siris 4 BCDR
WarrantyAll systems must have a current manufactures or third party warranty to be covered by an active support agreement.
SoftwareRecommended
Operating SystemWindows 10 (currently version supported by Microsoft)
macOS X, iOS or iPadOS (current version supported by Apple)
Android (current version supported by Google)
BrowserChrome, Firefox, Edge or Safari (current versions)
FirewallManaged Firewall
BackupDatto File Protection & SaaS Protection
Anti-virusManaged TDR
UpdatesOperating System fully patched & tested.