This page provides detailed information about the hardware
and software requirements for your computer to be able to send and receive SMS
messages using the Ozeki NG - SMS Gateway software.
To run the Ozeki NG - SMS Gateway software on your computer,
you have to meet some essential hardware and software requirements.
In all cases better hardware gives you better performance. The most important
factor regarding performance is the amount of RAM in you computer, and the speed of your hard disk.
- CPU: 4 cores
- RAM: 4 GB (16 GB recommended)
- Hard disk space: 4 GB (SSD recommended)
- Ports: RS232 or USB (if you use a GSM modem)
- Phone-to-PC data cable (USB or
- Network: Internet connection (if you use IP SMS connection)
Ozeki NG SMS Gateway is also optimized to run in virtualized environments.
Microsoft, VmWare, Linux KVM, Oracle and many other virtualization platforms are
If you wish to use a GSM modem attached to the PC
with a phone-to-PC data cable for SMS messaging, you need a suitable device.
For more information about suitable telephones for SMS messaging, check out the
Recommended SMS Hardware guide.
Ozeki NG - SMS Gateway runs on one of the following operating
- Windows 10
- Windows 7
- Windows 8
- Windows Server 2019
- Windows Server 2016
- Windows Server 2012 R2
The following updates should be installed:
You can download Ozeki NG - SMS Gateway
and the programs listed in the software requirements on the
You should always download and use the latest version of Ozeki NG.