System and Hosting Requirements for Sitefinity 

Necessities to run, operate, and host a Sitefinity website

Telerik SitefinitySitefinity CMS 

Sitefinity is a content management system (CMS) developed by Telerik. Content management systems allow users to update, edit, and manage their website without the need for help from a developer or technical support. Sitefinity is a highly scalable, flexible, and robust CMS that can be used by any size business for any size website. It comes with a long list of features including SEO tools, multilingual support, and email marketing capabilities. Sitefinity CMS is capable of handling almost anything you ask of it. But before you start requesting it to do things; you must first meet all of its requirements. Below is a brief overview of the system and hosting requirements for Sitefinity.

System Requirements for Sitefinity 

In order to use Sitefinity and have it work correctly, certain hardware, software, and system requirements are necessary. According to Sitefinity, the hardware it is on needs to have a CPU (central processing unit) of 1.0 GHz (gigahertz), disk space of at least 400 MB, and memory space of 512 MB. The server that Sitefinity is run on needs to be either Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows Azure. It can be run on a 32 or 64 bit operating system.

Sitefinity Hosting Requirements

In order to host a Sitefinity site, your server needs to meet Sitefinity’s requirements. In addition to the requirements listed above, it is recommended that you use a duo-core processor at 2.66GHz or higher, 4GB RAM or more, and MS Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard for your web servers. For your database servers, you need to use a duo-core processor at 2.66GHz or higher, 8 GB RAM or more, MS Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, and MS SQL Server 2008 R2.

HostingHosting with Clarity 

In many instances, it just makes more sense to use a web hosting service to host your site instead of doing it on your own. It’s usually cheaper, far more reliable, and requires a whole lot less effort on your part. When looking around for a business to host your site, consider Clarity. At Clarity Ventures, we offer safe and reliable web hosting services. We ensure that your website stays up and running, and if it ever goes down, we will have it fixed and back online within three minutes. We also offer 30 day backup protection to make sure that you don’t lose any important data. Our team is dedicated to making sure your website stays secure and online.

Clarity Can Help

One of our main goals at Clarity is to help our clients succeed. We are committed to helping the businesses that we work with create highly scalable and reliable eCommerce sites and business systems. Our team of experts has done numerous eCommerce site setups and integrations for our clients. We have created many sites for our clients using Sitefinity CMS. To find out more about Sitefinity or to speak with an expert about hosting with Clarity, call or click to contact us today! 


*Please note that all system requirements are taken from Sitefinity’s resource materials as of December 7, 2015.*