Technical specifications

The installation environment for ContactsLaw consists of workstations (each running the ContactsLaw desktop application) and an application server (hosting your data and document library).


Minimum requirements

  • 2Ghz, 32-bit processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution
  • Ethernet or Wi-Fi connection

Recommended hardware

  • 2Ghz, 64-bit processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 1280 x 1024 screen resolution
  • Dual monitor configuration

Supported operating systems

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 10

32 and 64-bit operating systems supported. If using telephone integration features, consult your vendor for further recommendations.


ContactsLaw integrates with the Microsoft® Office suite of products including Outlook, Word and Excel. The following versions are supported:

  • Office 2010
  • Office 2013 (including Office 365)
  • Office 2016 (including Office 365)

Telephone integration

Telephone integration is optional, but highly recommended. ContactsLaw integrations with most digital or IP-based telephone system that supports TAPI 2.0 (or greater). You must install appropriate TAPI drivers (available from your vendor) on each workstation. Note that some vendors license this functionality separately.

Application server

Minimum requirements

  • 2Ghz, 64-bit processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 30GB storage
  • Internet connection

Recommended hardware

  • 2Ghz, 64-bit quad-core processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • 100GB storage with RAID1
  • Hyper-V configuration

Supported operating systems

  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016*

Standard, Enterprise and Essentials editions supported (x64 only). Server core option not supported.

* SharePoint Foundation is not supported on Windows Server 2016.

SQL Server

ContactsLaw requires either the Standard or Enterprise edition of Microsoft® SQL Server, which can be included in your purchase. The Following versions are supported::

  • SQL Server 2008 R2
  • SQL Server 2012
  • SQL Server 2014
  • SQL Server 2016/2017


ContactsLaw gives you the flexibility to use either Microsoft® SharePoint or our purpose-built solution for document management and version control. We will install either Scion DMS or SharePoint Foundation on your application server at no extra cost.

ContactsLaw also supports the Standard and Enterprise editions of:

  • SharePoint 2010
  • SharePoint 2013