Many businesses grow at a rapid rate and often it is the IT department that is pulled into meetings to help solve some of the issues caused by this unexpected or rapid growth. Often the discussions revolve around how, or whether, the current IT infrastructure will need to be upgraded to deal with particular pain points that the business now faces. Therefore it is important for IT managers to have a broad understand of how particular accounting packages can of benefit to a business as well as understanding the sort of infrastructure needed to run applications without compromising network performance:

Tencia system requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 enterprise edition
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012


  • Windows XP (with SP 3)
  • Windows Vista (with SP 1)
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 10

Memory Monitors

  • 256 colour SVGA monitor (or equivalent), optimized for 1024 X 768
  • 2 GB RAM suggested

Tencia’s .NET technology brings you a solution that offers unmatched scalability.Using XML and a SQL database, Tencia is written using the .NET framework as a Web Service based system. This means that Tencia does not have any compatibility issues with different operating systems, platforms or software languages. Anything that confirms to the Web Services standards can be linked to Tencia giving a business what we like to call ‘connected freedom’.

Tencia’s .NET technology and layered design offers the ability to customise Tencia’s interface to operate from a range of devices.

Third party software used to access business applications over the Internet can be costly to purchase and difficult to install. With Tencia there is no need for third party product or an Internet Browser. Tencia runs over the Internet using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) Connection.

Tencia Connect Enterprise – Your communication gateway

A dynamic new dimension of business connectivity becomes a reality with Tencia driving your Financials.

The Tencia Connect Enterprise feature that is available for purchase as specialist modules can be regarded as the gateway for data import and export and is the tool for other applications to integrate with Tencia. It is designed to facilitate and streamline the exchange of data between applications.

The Tencia Connect user interface is the mechanism that exposes services such as .Net assemblies, Web services, and Windows Communications Foundation, or upload and download routines giving you boundless business opportunities!

Greater flexibility with Tencia Add-Ins

An ‘Add-In’ is the name given to additional compiled code (.DLL) that is written to modify the standard behaviour of Tencia. Add-Ins can be written by Arrow or by third-party developers and are published via the Tencia Management Console to extend or alter Tencia’s out of the box functionality.

Developers can write Add-Ins themselves to suit their client requirements making Tencia a highly flexible solution.

Find out more about Tencia’s technical requirements here.