QuickBooks has been acting as a catalyst in the productivity of small and medium size-business for a very long time. What makes QuickBooks special is its easy to use tools and accounting functions and the availability of performing a wide variety of accounting tasks with a single point solution. But that was not enough with the advancement of time and that’s why later, the QuickBooks hosting was introduced.
The QuickBooks cloud hosting takes the accounting experience of the software to another level. With time, it has proved to be the no. one accounting solution for businesses that are looking to adopt a technologically advanced solution for their accounting part. You can host different editions of the software through clouds like QuickBooks Enterprise hosting or QuickBooks Pro hosting.
But making the decision of moving QB to the cloud should be backed up by good information and analysis of various perspectives and therefore, in this blog, we will be witnessing the things which you should know before moving to the hosted QuickBooks.
1. Basics of cloud
Cloud computing is not a very difficult concept to understand and it doesn’t need a 6 month long and vigorous training for making the concept clear to your employees, but still before adopting QuickBooks cloud hosting, you need to understand some of the basic workings of cloud computing as it will help you to get familiar with the benefits and limitations of this platform.
So, search on the internet, pick up a book or consult your friends and family for getting familiar with the advantageous platform.
2. How will the cloud affect your business?
Measuring the impact of cloud computing on your business is very much necessary, but before even adopting QuickBooks hosting in your premise, you should know how it will affect your business. How are the employees going to deal with it? What will be the effect on your productivity? How much time and money you will save? What will be its impact in the long run? All such questions should be precisely answered and analyzed by you before actually migrating to the cloud.
3. Understand the challenges
Even if the cloud computing looks like a 100% perfect solution for your company it is not like the typical movie which has a perfect ending from every aspect. The fruitful cloud computing can put several challenges in front of you and you should be ready to handle and overcome them.
4. Know about your hosting provider
Choosing the right hosting provider is the key to making the most of your QuickBooks hosting solution as they are the one who will be putting and maintaining your software in their cloud server. So be sure about the reliability, experience and scalability of the hosting provider before offering them to work as an extended part of their business.
5. Go for the free trial
Most of the hosting providers offer a free trial period of QuickBooks hosting in which you can test and check the hosting services without paying any fee. For availing the free trial period you have to fill a simple form and submit it. This will allow you to avail the free trial service of the company.
Making the decision of moving to QuickBooks hosting is a big decision and such decision should always be well-informed. Therefore, you should consider the points mentioned in this blog for better usage of your hosting solution.
Preeti is a technical content writer who is currently associated with Cloudwalk. She spends most of the time of her day in the world of cloud computing and accounting software. Her vast experience in the field of cloud software and her love for IT has allowed her to become a major contributor on most of the knowledge based cloud platforms.