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Server Sizing Guidelines

Squared Up has no minimum requirements for installation, the following specifications are a guideline on how you may wish to set-up your environment.




Environment Squared Up Users Servers monitored by SCOM CPU Memory Azure Equivalent Load Balanced Instances
Small Lab < 10 <100 1 1 GB Azure A0 VM 1
Small Production <10 100 - 1000 2 3.5 GB Azure A2 VM 1
Large Production 10 - 100 1000 - 5000 4 7 GB Azure A3 2
Very Large Production >100 5000 - 15000 8 14 GB Azure A4 2 or More

System Centre Operations Manager


  • Operations Manager 2007 R2
  • Operations Manager 2012
  • Operations Manager 2012 SP1
  • Operations Manager 2012 R2
  • Operations Manager 2016

Squared Up web server

Operating System

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 or later
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016


  • Squared Up v1 .NET Framework 4.0 or later
  • Squared Up v2 .NET Framework 4.5 or later

Internet Information Services

  • IIS version 7 or later


  • Can be installed on Operations Manager management server or root management server
  • Can be installed on the same web server as the Operations Manager web consoles (2007 R2 or 2012)


Clients and browsers

 Windows (all versions)

  • Internet Explorer 9 and later
  • Chrome 16.0 or later
  • Firefox 10 or later



  • Native browser on Android 2.3.6 and later


iOS (iPad, iPhone)

  • Safari on iOS 5.0 and later

Other operating system and browser combinations may also work, but may have had limited or no testing.

Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions are not supported and will not work well. From January 2016 Microsoft are no longer supporting IE8. You can view Squared Up Open Access dashboards in IE8, but you will need to use the dashboard designer in another browser to edit the dashboards.


To add SCOM data to your Visio diagrams you will need the 'Professional' edition or above.

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