Capita make strong recommendations about the hardware specification of the hardware to run SIMS
Workstations of Minimum System Requirements specification would be recommended for occasional use and are likely to be less able to deal with multiple open applications. Staff who spend significant amounts of time using SIMS are strongly recommended to use equipment bought within the last three years. Similarly, minimum specification SQL Servers will not be adequate in larger schools; a poor performing SQL Server will give all users a poor experience of the software.
Please click on the following document for Minimum System Requirements.
SIMS Minimum System Requirement March 2016
Reviewed on 25/10/2016