Users access VPC via their web browser from Windows-based PCs or Macs with Java Plug-in version 1.6.0_5 or above. Supported browsers include Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari. A mobile application is being developed which will allow access from smart phones and tablets.
VPC is normally installed on your company's servers, but arrangements can be made with a third party hosting service. It can be installed on a stand-alone server or a virtual environment running a Windows server operating system version 2000 and above. Ancillary software includes the Geronimo web server and a backend database. Supported database options include MS SQL Server or SQL Server Express versions 2005 - 2012, and Oracle versions 8i through 11gr2.
VPC supports a multiple application server environment providing enterprise wide scalability.