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System Requirements

for Zoom Server and Zoom Client

These are minimum system requirements, please discuss & validate with Evolphin Support for your specific configuration or deployment.

Trial Server (without VideoFX)

  • 64-bit:  Windows 7+ / Windows Server 2012+
  • 6 GB RAM
  • Quad core/processor CPU
  • 250 MB disk space for installation

Trial Servers (with VideoFX)

VMWare VM Appliance (OVF) for all servers will be supplied by Evolphin:

  • Telestream Vantage (Windows 2012 Server)
    • 8 vcores; 8 GB RAM
  • Zoom MAM Server (Centos 7)
    • 8 vcores; 4 GB RAM
  • Zoom Preview Server (Centos 7)
    • 8 vcores; 4 GB RAM
  • Network share/SAN server (Centos 7)
    • 4 vcores; 4 GB RAM

Production Zoom DAM/MAM/Database Server

  • 64-bit: Windows Server 2012+, Linux* (RHEL 6.7+)
  • VMWare virtualization supported for DAM
  • Physical servers recommended for MAM 
  • 8 GB RAM (or more based on server load)
  • Quad core/processor CPU (or more based on server load)
  • 1TB local disk space for installation, O/S, logs; 1-4TB local disk for transaction journal
  • 7200 RPM disk min, 10K or15K RPM preferred (see typical production scenarios)
  • Network: Multiple 1-10 GbE+ NICs are recommended (see typical production scenarios)
If you need help determining the number of cores you would need and other specs, feel free to contact us.
For calculating the needed database storage, you can use this formula as a starting point:
Storage disk space = (# files)*(1.25 x average number of versions/file)*(average file size)

Production Zoom Preview Server

  • 64-bit: Windows Server 2012+, Linux* (RHEL 6.7+)
  • VMWare virtualization supported for DAM
  • Physical servers recommended for MAM 
  • 8 GB RAM (or more based on server load & sizing estimates)
  • Quad core/processor CPU (or more based on preview load)
  • Storage disk space = Preview cache size desired
  • 1TB disk space for installation, O/S, logs
  • 7200 RPM disk min, 10Kor 15K+ RPM preferred (see typical production scenarios)
  • Network ‐ Multiple 1-10 GbE+ NICs are recommended (see typical production scenarios)

Near-line Storage for High-res Files and Working Copies

  • SAN with FC HBAs (MPIO) recommended for demanding large workloads
  • DAS or NAS for smaller workloads
  • 7200 RPM disk min, 10-15K+ RPM SAS or SSD of Hybrid Drive preferred for large workloads

Desktop Clients

  • Windows 7+ (64-bit) or Mac OSX 10.8.x+ 64-bit
  • Zoom 5.3 or below: Java 6 SE; Zoom 5.5+: Java 8 SE (Bundled)
  • 4 GB RAM minimum
  • 1280×1024 minimum resolution
  • Dual core/processor CPU 2.4 Ghz+
  • 250 MB disk space for installation
  • Gigabit NIC recommended

Web Clients

  • Firefox 24+, Safari 7+ (MacOS), Chrome 35+
  • IE: No longer supported
  • Older browsers can be certified based on customer requirements

Creative Tool Plugins 

  • Adobe CC 2015+ (requires Zoom 5.5+) 
  • Maxon Cinema4D R17+

Please note these are examples, discuss with Evolphin the recommendations for your specific configuration.

Zoom DAM / Database Server

Small Workload Medium Workload Large Workload
Users 10 30 150
Files 500k 1m 18m
Local Disk for OS / Event Logs 1 TB 1 TB 1TB
Local Disk for Transaction Journal 1TB 7200 RPM 1TB 7200 RPM 1TB 7200 RPM
Networked Disk NAS NAS or SAN SAN with DM-MPIO
Operating System Windows Server 2012+ Windows Server 2012+ or RHEL 6.5+ RHEL 6.5+
Network Cards 1 GigE 10 GigE 4×10 GigE
Memory/RAM 6 GB 8 GB 112 GB
Virtual Cores 7 Cores 16 Cores 76 Cores

Zoom Preview Server

Small Workload Medium Workload Large Workload
Users 10 30 150
Files 500k 1m 18m
Local Disk 2 TB 7200 RPM 4 TB 10K RPM 8 TB or Hybrid Flash or 15k RPM SAS with RAID Striping
Operating System Windows Server 2012+ Windows Server 2012+ or RHEL 6.5+ RHEL 6.5+
Network Cards 1 GigE 10 GigE 2×10 GigE
Memory/RAM 6 GB 8 GB 112 GB
Virtual Cores 4 Cores 8 Cores 24 Cores

These are minimum system requirements, please discuss with Evolphin for your specific configuration.

Production Zoom Servers

Production Evolphin Transcode Server

  • 64-bit: Windows Server 2012+
  • Physical servers recommended for MAM 
  • 6 GB RAM (more based on server load)
  • Quad core / processor CPU (more based on transcoding load)
  • 1TB local disk space for installation, O/S, logs
  • 7200 RPM disk min, 10K or15K RPM/SSD/SSHD preferred 
  • Network: Multiple 1-10 GbE+ NICs are recommended
  • SAN/NAS connectivity for high-res storage access
  • Multiple Transcode Server cluster supported
As of Zoom 7.2.2, the transcoder is not GPU-accelerated and therefore a powerful GPU is not needed on the Transcode Server.

Zoom Servers

  • Java: Bundled on Windows/Linux
  • Adobe AIR runtime: Bundled on Windows/MacOS
  • Firefox 49+, Safari 9+ (MacOS), Chrome 53+
  • IE: No longer supported
  • Adobe Flash: 23+ on Windows / MacOS

Desktop Clients

  • Java: Bundled on Windows/Linux.
  • Adobe AIR runtime 25+: Bundled on Windows/Mac OS

Web Clients

  • Firefox 49+, Safari 9+ (Mac OS), Chrome 53+, Microsoft Edge 38+
  • IE: No longer supported
  • Adobe Flash: 23+ on Windows / Mac OS