System Requirements

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System Requirements

Recommended System Specs

Your needs will vary depending on the volumes of source data being processed. The following table lists the recommended specifications for CloudNine™ Explore:



8 core 2.5+ GHz

Memory (RAM)

32+ GB

It is recommended that systems have 4GB of RAM per 1 processing core.

Hard Drive

Solid State Drive w/ 100 GB+ free space

Network File Storage

(Case Databases/Images/Text/Native Documents)

When importing electronic documents, the storage size requirements of your data can vary greatly based on the sources being used. Data can inflate up to 3-4 times its original size.


1080p monitor resolution


10/100/1000 Mbps. Gigabit recommended.


Applicable only if using a network server to host Explore Cases and their associated documents.

Supported Operating Systems


Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 (version 1607)

Microsoft Windows Server 2019 (version 1809)


Only 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows are supported.

Database Software

Microsoft SQL Server 2016

Microsoft SQL Server 2017

Microsoft SQL Server 2019


Express versions of the SQL Server versions listed above are supported for smaller Case Files as they have a limit of 10 GB per database.

Required Processing Software

Lotus Notes/IBM Notes 9.0.


Required for importing NSF mail stores. To view source files, the associated application must be installed.