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Documentation for Installing ACT hosted

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Documentation for Installing ACT hosted

A friend of mine bought "Act! Premuium Hosted" for his small buisness.  He wanted me to help him set it up as he's isn't that technically inclined.

 

I myself am not familiar with Act! at all.

 

My question is what the does the "Hosted" version allow him to do and what does a usual setup look like?  Is there documentaion to faciliate this?

 

From this website the only thing I can sort of scrape together is that he needs to install this on an IIS WebServer and then his employees would access ACT from a browser session or mobile devices.  Is that correct?

 

Can a hosted enviromnet be achived with Windows 8 professional and SQL Express?  I'm trying to keep costs down because he only has 3 employees.  

 

Thank you for whatever help you can provide!

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Country: USA

Re: Documentation for Installing ACT hosted

ACT Hosted is ACT PRemium for Web hosted by a 3rd party rather than you.  IT runs over a compatible web browser and thuse needs no server configuration as the data is not kept locally.  In your research look for setup for ACT for Web on the client side.  

 

Here is a link to the ACT Hosted Welcome Kit

http://kb.swiftpage.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/31177/~/act!-welcome-kit-%E2%80%93-act!-premium-host...

 

 

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