The IrisBG software will run on all recent versions of Windows.

IrisBG can be installed on a standalone PC or in a multi-user environment. In a multi-user environment, the database can be hosted on a database server in your local network or on a cloud database service.

Desktop PC
  • MS Windows 7 or later (32 or 64 bit).
    Can also be used on macOS with virtualization software and on Citrix.
  • 100 Mb available memory and 200 Mb disk space.
  • MS Office or other product with support for Excel and Word files.
  • Internet connection.

IrisBG can use a locally hosted database or a cloud database service.

Locally hosted database
  • MS SQL Server in a local network for multi-user environments.
  • MS SQL Server Express in a local network for smaller databases and few users.
  • MS SQL Server Express on a local computer for a single user.
  • See our Installation Guide or Contact us for more details.
Cloud hosted database
  • We offer a hosting service with all database management taken care off.
  • Internet broadband connection with fixed public IP address and good line quality and speed is necessary.
  • Get more information or Contact us. The costs can be found in our price list.
  • The IrisBG Map module requires an internet connection to access a map provider like Google, Bing or online map services such as ArcGIS/ArcGIS Online with support for WMS/WMTS.
  • Maps can also be hosted on a WMS or WMTS (ArcGIS) server in your local network.
  • Contact us for more details.
Web Server

The optional web solutions, Web Explorer (Garden Explorer) and Web Store (Index Seminum), require a web server with IIS 6.5 or later and ASP.NET 3.5.

  • Data is uploaded from IrisBG to an internal database on the web server.
  • For security reasons there is no connection from the web server to your IrisBG database.
  • We strongly recommend our hosting service which includes installation of new versions, server upgrades, troubleshooting and server management
  • Contact us for more details or see our price list.