encompass is a Software as a Service solution. This means there is no need for expensive hardware, major upfront costs or time-consuming installation and maintenance. It is cloud-based, so anyone with an internet connection can use encompass. Accessed via your web browser, encompass automatically detects which browser you are running and adapts to deliver the best experience in your environment. However, there are a few things you can do right away to ensure you have an optimal experience using Encompass.
YOUR INTERNET CONNECTION
The recommended connection or download speed is 3 mbps or more.
You can test your speed by visiting a website like speedtest.net (see below)
YOUR SCREEN RESOLUTION
encompass works best on higher resolutions, but will adapt to your screen. The lowest
recommended screen resolution is 1366x768. Lower resolutions will work, but can be
more difficult to navigate.
YOUR INTERNET BROWSER
An internet browser which supports HTML5 is required to run encompass at its
full potential. The table below shows common browsers and the minimum versions
capable of running encompass. We strongly recommend the most up to date version
of your browser is used.
|FireFox||45||Firefox extended support release schedule|
Microsoft only supports IE9 on Windows Vista SP2, Server 2008 SP2, and Server 2008 IA 64 (Itanium)
Internet Connection Speed Check
You can check the internet connection speed by using the resource speedtest