IO: Hardware Requirements

Internet Connection (All users - PC and MAC):

  • Broadband (High-Speed) Internet connection: 1.5 Mbps or faster
  • A minimum throughput (actual upload and download speed) of 300 kbps PER USER is required     
    • Example:  A 30 MB cable Internet connection may have an upload speed of only 3.3 Mbps (3,300 kbps)
    • 3,300 kbps / 300 kbps =  11 users can access the system simultaneously without performance degradation         
      • Note: This assumes that no other network activity is taking place that would be using up bandwidth
      • Example: Streaming music from Pandora or watching videos from YouTube, transferring files, etc  

 NOTE: Actual throughput is often much lower than the advertised connection speed.


Hardware Specifications

PC Users:

  • X86 or x64 (64-bit mode support for IE v9 only) 1.6 gigahertz (GHz) processor or  higher with a minimum of 1 GB of RAM
  • Screen Resolution:  A minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768 is required. (Width of 1024 pixels x Height of 768 pixels)

 Mac (Intel-based) Users: 

  • Intel Core 2 Duo 1.83 gigahertz (GHz) or higher processor with a minimum of 1 GB of RAM
  • Screen Resolution:  A minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768 is required. (Width of 1024 pixels x Height of 768 pixels)

 MacBook Air Users: 

  • Intel Core i5 1.3 gigahertz (GHz) or higher processor with a minimum of 1 GB of RAM
  • Screen Resolution:  A minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768 is required. (Width of 1024 pixels x Height of 768 pixels)

 

Please note: some computer and tablet manufacturers have proprietary software which interferes with the use of Valant. Please test hardware before acquisition to ensure proper functioning with Valant. 

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