Advantages of QuickBooks Remote Services

QuickBooks remote login is a fantastic way of using QuickBooks without any limitations of physical location, resources and other aspects as well. It gives you a platform to use same application from any part of the world using QuickBooks remote login technique. It also gives the opportunity to use single company file by multiple users simultaneously which has made the usage of QuickBooks more flexible as, in the same file, a customer and their CPA can work from different locations. QuickBooks remote login has been wonderful for professionals who use to travel frequently and they want to get access to their data wherever they are.

The growing trend of Cloud Computing has made QuickBooks remote login more convenient and cost-effective. You can get access to QuickBooks remotely with different ways like terminal server, RDP and many more. Lots of CPA and accounting firms are implementing QuickBooks Hosting environment in their office to reduce hardware resources and huge upfront IT management costs. There are some popular technologies those are implemented to set up QuickBooks remote login those I am explaining below:

1- Windows Terminal Server: Windows terminal services is the most popular, efficient and simplest way of setting up QuickBooks Remote login. You will get a seamless connection to your windows server 2003 or windows server 2008 with converting the server as a terminal server. All of your data and applications (QuickBooks and others) are installed on this server and you don’t have to keep your local QuickBooks application installed. You can get access to the server with remote desktop connection from any operating system like Windows, mac and iPhone, iPad, Android and other popular smart phone devices.

2- Citrix Server: Citrix server is a third-party tool to make your terminal server accessible from all client machines regardless to their local operating system. Citrix server is one of the trusted technologies available in the market. But due to expensive cost and need of experienced guy to handle its administration, it is not considered a very suitable solution for small and medium firms. Moreover, you need to install client softwares to make QuickBooks remote login successful with all aspects like seamless access and printing, etc.

3- Propalms Application Server: Propalms formerly known as Tarantella is used as an alternative of Citrix Server but it’s quite cheaper than Citrix. This is a light program comparing to Citrix and requires less technical resource and administration skills to manage. You can access your QuickBooks and other applications through Propalms web portals, which requires a tiny Propalms client installation first on client computers’ side.

If we take a hawk eye view on the above tools, we find that the windows terminal services is the simplest way to set up QuickBooks remote login. If you do a search in top search engines like yahoo, Google or bing, you can get a list of QuickBooks remote solution providers to choose which you like to be your QuickBooks Hosting provider. But before you decide please check some important things:

1. Server location should be in US or Canada

2. Data Backup policy

3. SAS70 certified Data center

4. 24×7 technical support service

5. Service Level Agreement