Progident - Equipment Specifications
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Hardware & Technical Specifications

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The technological context and equipment requirements vary considerably from one company to the next. With constantly evolving technologies, it can be complex to navigate through it all.

To get the best return on investment and get the most out of your Progident management solution, don’t hesitate to consult one of our experts. Our technicians know the specifics of your business line and will present you with the best technological options that suit your particular needs.

For more information concerning the compatibility of your existing equipment or to get a professional evaluation of your specific needs, please contact our experts at 1-888-971-7139.

Technical Specifications


The table below provides the recommended equipment for an optimal Progident experience. To adapt to rapidly changing technologies, note that this information can change at any time without notice.

 

Workstation Recommendation: Use:

Processor:

Intel i3-6100 or i5-6500 (or more recent)

Individual workstation (not connected to a network) or a workstation used in a network.

Operating System*:

1. Windows 10 ProMC (64-bit is recommended)

2. Mac O/S using virtual desktop technology, published applications or Progident Cloud Solution

3. Windows 7, 8.1, 10 ProMC (32-bit and 64-bit  is compatible)

4. Windows 10 ProMC (64-bit is recommended)

RAM:

8 Go or more

Hard Drive:

Hard Drive: SSD 250 GB or + for individual workstation

Raid 1 SSD if data-bearing

Screen Size:

(16:9) 1920 x 1080, (22" or more)

Network Card:

1000 mbps

Tablet:

Microsoft Windows Professional with Intel I3 processor or more.

Compatible with the Progident software, a Surface Pro with Intel I3 processor can replace a workstation.

 

N.B.

The use of Android and iPad tablets is possible via a virtual desktop technology, published applications or Progident's Cloud Solution.

 
*Operating System
WindowsMC 32- or 64-bit version?
Progident Software
(Version 8 or more)

Workstation:

32-bit is compatible, 64-bit is recommended (if using Windows 7, 8.1, 10)

Server:

64-bit (with Windows 2008 R2 or more)

Terminal Server:

32-bit is compatible, 64-bit is recommended (if using Windows 2008 R2, 2012 R2 or more) or Progident's Cloud Solution.
 
Server or Dedicated Virtual Machine Recommendation: Use:
Processor: Intel Xeon Silver or 4 vcpu

We strongly recommend a small dedicated server for work environments with 1-7 stations. Progident cannot be held responsible for the instability and technical support resulting from the absence of a structured server.

 

* The standard operating threshold presented here does not preclude the need for higher performance in some contexts. Consult with our services as required.

 

For a work environment of between 8 and 20 stations (medium-sized network), you must use a dedicated server.

 

Larger networks require particular expertise. Please contact us for a professional assessment of your needs.

RAM:

16 Go or more (12 Go available for the application)

Operating System*:

Windows 2012 R2, 2016 and 2019

Hard Drive, 
24/7 network quality:

500 Go or more
RAID with write-protected cache

SSD disk highly recommended

Screen Size:

No specifications for a dedicated server

Network Card: 1000 Mbps or more
Switch Box:

1000 Mbps "Layer2" or "QOS" for 16 workstations or more.

 

 

Terminal Server,
Published Applications and Cloud Solution
Recommendation: Use:
Interface:

Windows Server 2012 R2, 2016 and 2019

Windows Server (64-bit only)

AERO Interface (optional)

Setting up a "Telework" type of configuration must be done strictly at the level of selecting the server or a host.

The "Server Terminal" approach allows a user to remotely connect to the central office server. Any user can then access the CTRL management solution regardless of their geographic location.

Microsoft requires "named" user licenses (per user) and not "concurrent" user licenses (shared by multiple users) in the "Server Terminal" mode. So there has to be a specific license per single user.

Since your current IT environment may already have the required licenses, the purchase of additional licenses may not be necessary.

Before going forward with any purchase, call on our technical specialists to make sure you have the right profile for your current IT environment.

Bandwidth: 80K/user (average use of the agenda)
Licence Terminal server / User CAL: One specific license per single user.
RAM: 10-16 gigs for 20 to 49 users (Windows Server 2012 R2 or better is recommended)
16-24 gigs for 50 to 99 users (Windows Server 2012 R2 or better is recommended)
24-32 gigs for 100 users or more (Windows Server 2012 R2 or better is recommended)
 
WEB Server Recommendation: Use:

WindowsMC IIS Server:
(Internet Information Services)

Under IIS 7.5 :

Windows Server 2012

 

Under IIS 8 :

Windows Server 2012

 

Under IIS 8.5 :

Windows Server 2012 R2 

A "Web Server" is required for the use of web interfaces.

 

The configuration of a Web Server requires either a dedicated web server or a web server installed on a process server.

IP Address:

Fixed  

Bandwidth:

Commercial VPN Router with the updates in effect.

 

Minimum 10 megabits/second output (Upload) or higher.

Website to test bandwidth speed: http://www.speedtest.net

Web Interface & Web Service Module:

Web Server - Local Installation

This installation requires a locally installed Windows IIS server with Progident's Interface and Web Service module.

 

Web Server - Hosted (Cloud)

This configuration requires Progident's Interface and Web Service module.

 

Contact our team of specialists to learn more about our equipment and hosting possibilities for your web applications.

Required technology to integrate a web interface (or web portal) communicating with your Progident solution:

 

Web Server

 
Additional Equipment Recommendation: Use:

Internet access:

Hi speed

Communications or data transmission to insurers.

 

Support and remote training, software downloads, discussion groups, FAQs, etc.

Antivirus:

Nod32 - Individual License

Less than 5 users

Nod32 - Business or Endpoint Editions 5 users or more
Network scanners:

Brother ADS-2400N for efficient document scanning by batch.

A majority of basic TWAIN scanners for low-volume scanning.

Note: X-ray scanning requires special scanners. Please consult with our team.

 

Label Printer:

Thermal

To print one label at a time.

Electronic Signature Device:

 

 

Signature Pads: Topaz T-S460-HSB-R

 

To sign a form displayed on a workstation to which the device is connected.

 

PC Tablet: Microsoft Surface Go Intel 4415Y, Enterprise edition

  • Minimum 4GB RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • Minimum 64 GB hard drive (128 GB recommended)
  • Microsoft Surface Stylet (mandatory)
  • Type Cover keyboard for Go Surface (recommended)
1N.B. - The table above is not an exhaustive list of compatible equipment and software with Progident software. Several factors can influence the ideal configuration for your IT infrastructure. In doubt, please contact a technical expert or our customer service department that will lead you to the appropriate resources.