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QuickBooks Hosting: Information and Questions on QuickBooks Hosting Services QuickBooks Hosting Services are gaining ground even as the Cloud Computing phenomenon is picking up and small business realizing the necessity and benefits of cloud hosting technologies towards enhancing the efficiency, productivity and financial considerations. QuickBooks hosting is a case where in the Cloud computing technology makes itself useful in the domain of Financial management and Bookkeeping services for the small business in a number of ways the most important being reducing the cost of technology access and making management of the IT resources easy and cheap. But the most important impact of Cloud computing is the delivery of applications to the end user in a completely new way, primary of which being, collaborative environment. What are QuickBooks application hosting services? Applications such as QuickBooks are primarily desktop versions wherein the software has to be installed on each user’s desktop to access the features of the application. For an enterprise the alternative mode of interconnectivity among different users is to set up local LAN and of course a local enterprise server to run the application centrally. For the desktop based access the problems can be recounted as:  Security setting for each individual user needs to be separately defined and also the administrative process becomes hard as each user has unique configuration.  Collaboration among users curtailed as all of them operates as island and multiple user configuration is complex  Each stem in the node needs matching specifications such as hardware and CPU as the application versions requires, adding to frequent upgrades and cost overruns. © CloudVertex. All rights reserved. No Part of this Article may be republished for commercial purpose without the Acknowledgement of the company.


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QuickBooks Hosting basically deals with this. In Cloud Computing environment, QuickBooks is installed on central cloud servers and accessed by each user as a desktop interface. Thus the program is installed and accessed centrally. The benefits of QuickBooks Hosting in a terminal server environment are these:  Single user configuration and security setting which saves administrators precious time and leads to effective user management  The software needs to be installed at one lace thereby saving technical costs  Upgrades are easily implementable  Less reliance on individual system configuration as the actual processing is done on the central servers, thereby saving upgrade costs Five Key benefits of QuickBooks Hosting Services Here is the summarization of key benefits that small and medium business can have if they go for QuickBooks Hosting Services:

Collaboration:

The key benefits of Cloud Hosting is the new way of application delivery, one being mobility regarding access and other being real time collaboration.  QuickBooks hosting allows the users to access the database from anyplace they desire, through an online connection, thereby removing the restriction on program access which earlier were limited to the office LAN.

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Besides mobility, the hosting of QuickBooks program close real time collaboration among the user so that one can virtually make changes, see what others are doing or in other way leads to automatic up-dation of the central database.  This also means that the QuickBooks program becomes platform independent or it can be accessed across a multiple of devices without browser of application defined platforms constraints. Data Security:

Financial data needs to be effectively insured and backed up in multiple location and that in today’s IT environment needs constant monitoring, real time threat assessment and most important of all multiple data backup facilities to protect against data loss. This may not be possible for small business to implement due to following concerns:  Financial resources with small business are limited and as such investing in monitoring and backup facilities drains further resources.  Dedicated Technology professional needed which further draws out on small business scarce resources. Cloud hosting provider on the other hand are ideally equipped with requisite resources to handle security of data and always have multiple backup facilities for data protection and that comes as a part of service subscription. © CloudVertex. All rights reserved. No Part of this Article may be republished for commercial purpose without the Acknowledgement of the company.


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IT management and business focus:

It management for running multiple application can be an uphill task for the small business as it requires not just financial commitment but also Human and technical resources. Thereby, small business can lose its market focus. Instead there is strong logic in outsourcing the complete IT management to experts and rather concentrate on the core business. Multiple Application Environments: Running QuickBooks with Other Application Most of the time the small business needs and runs multitude of applications and QuickBooks is only one of them. For example they may be using CRM applications, other business analytics applications and even different accounting application based on needs of their customers. Then it becomes really tedious for the IT administrator to manage all the system requirements according the each software specifications. Further there arises question of handling multiple databases and integration among the software. Cloud hosting with central database and free of the end users system configuration effectively solves this problem. Hence the user can have :  Central database for many different types of applications  Integration among the applications is insured © CloudVertex. All rights reserved. No Part of this Article may be republished for commercial purpose without the Acknowledgement of the company.


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The Cost Considerations for QuickBooks hosting Services

If anything, cost factor is one of the primary reasons for small business adopting the Cloud Hosting technology and services. As per the research as far as 40% of cost saving can be implemented with Hosting Services regarding IT for the small business. This is not strange as we explain the cost saving that can be effected with QuickBooks hosting Services: Application implementation in normal business environment involves:       

Application Installation costs Technical Troubleshooting costs Backup facilities Online security Monitoring tools Upfront Investments in setting up local servers Upgrade technical costs Dedicated resource for IT support and administrator cost

All these costs factors are replaced by a single subscription service of the Cloud Hosting Provider with the end user getting a readymade IT environment as well as 24x7 IT support, Free upgrades and most importantly anytime troubleshooting services, which is not only time saving but also huge on costs saving. © CloudVertex. All rights reserved. No Part of this Article may be republished for commercial purpose without the Acknowledgement of the company.


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QuickBooks Hosting: Information and Questions on QuickBooks Hosting Services