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The System Requirements needed to run momentohs® are as follows:

Lesser or equal to
300 rooms
  More than 300 rooms
 Server (Dedicated)    
  Processor / CPU   Intel® Xeon® 5500 series   Intel® Xeon® 5500 series
  RAM    8 GB or more   16 GB or more
  Disk Controllers   SAS embedded RAID   SAS embedded RAID
  Harddisk Drives   146 GB x 2 (Mirrored/RAID 1)   146 GB x 5 (RAID 5)
  Optical Drive   DVD-ROM
  Network Interface Card    1 x 1 GbE Network Card   2 x 1GbE Network Card
  TAPE Backup System   DAT 72 GB minimum
  MODEM  56K PCI, ISDN, Broadband for backup Internet connection
  UPS Online UPS recommended
  Operating System  Windows Server 2008
  RDBMS Engine   Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Standard or Enterprise
  Remote Support   Symantec PC Anywhere 9.0 / Logmein / Remote Admin/ Team Viewer
 Client Workstation    
  Processor / CPU  Intel Pentium i5
  RAM   2 GB RAM
  Harddisk Drives   40 GB
  Network Interface Card   100 Mbits Ethernet PCI
  Display Unit & Adaptor  15” 1024*768 Super VGA, AGP 64MB
  Operating System   WindowsXP Pro or later
  Internet Browser  Internet Explorer 8.0
  Database Connectivity   Client Access Licenses (CAL) for SQL Server 2008
 POS Terminals    
  Operating System   Microsoft Windows XP Pro or later
  Display Unit  15” 800x600 Touch screen
  Printer   Any suitable slip or roll printer, like Epson or IBM
  Laser Printer   Preferably HP Laser printer or PCL 6 enabled laser printer
 Network & Cabling    
 LAN   Ethernet LAN
 Cabling   UTP cabling
 Internet Access   Minimum Broadband for remote support
 Anti-virus Industry standard. Recommended: Norton Anti-virus Corporate Edition
 Anti-spyware   Industry standard. Recommended: Norton or Microsoft Security Essentials
  DB & File Servers: Hewlett-Packard Proliant ML370 Generation 5 Servers (or similar spec servers from reliable server vendors such as IBM or Dell)

Backup servers can be the same as the ones above or of lower specification model. Hewlett-Packard Proliant ML110 may be used for backup. If high-availability with zero downtime is required, server, file and replication systems such as Availl, WANSync or PEER is required. Microsoft SQL Server to be configured for replication to backup server.

Minimum spec for backup server: HP Proliant ML110.

  • Intel Xeon 3040 Dual Core Processor 1.86GHz
  • 2GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM
  • with Advanced ECC capabilities
  • 160GB SATA 7200 rpm Harddisk Drive
  • Integrated 4-port harddisk controller with embedded RAID
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Gigabit NIC
  Tape Backup: Preferably from server vendor with reliable software such as ArcServe or Veritas
  PC Workstation: Hewlett-Packard HP Compaq 2000 Series desktop (normal user) or similar specs.

Hewlett-Packard HP Compaq 5000 or 7000 Series desktop (high-end users) or similar specs.
  POS Workstations: IBM SurePos 300 or 500 or 700 Series

HP rp5000 POS System

Other recommendations:

  • Server room network to be on Gigabit LAN
  • Software or system for high-availability and disaster recovery
  • RAID 5 installation for data integrity, fault-tolerance
  • No other services should run on the momentohs® DB / file server
  • Administrator login and database login in force

For five to seven star chain properties, it encompasses the entire spectrum of a hotel’s operations at property level and Head Office central MIS.
For medium size properties from 50-250 rooms, which require reduced functionality at a lower price and yet manage its operations efficiently.
For small to medium size resort or city boutique hotels with less than 50 room, it provides better features than off the shelf software at a competitive price and yet scale up to sprint when required.
For fine dining and table service restaurants, it is a fully integrated solution with POS, Financial, Cost control and Guest Experience.
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