Cloudvara Hosting Security Analysis – 2017 Tax Season

Security Features for QuickBooks cloud hosting security Data security is the primary concern, when  it comes to cloud computing. More than ever before, “Cyber Intruders” are on the prowl for vulnerable computer networks. Malicious attempts to compromise the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of business resources are on the rise. As our #1 priority, Cloudvara has taken preventative measures… Read more »

Natural Disasters and Data

In a data driven world the saying goes, “Location matters.” In 2016, contingency planning is a major consideration for businesses with both virtual and physical environments. Environments where data stands the risk of being compromised or lost in a natural disaster. Natural disaster recovery research has found that small businesses lose an average of $8,000… Read more »

The 2017 QuickBooks Rollout – A Review of the New Features

The annual release of QuickBooks 2017 Rollout desktop has been unveiled this week and we’re going over some of the new features, both good and bad. Upon visiting the accounting software’s website, we discovered that Intuit appears to be making a significant push with QuickBooks Online (no surprise), encouraging newcomers to take the plunge with… Read more »

Understand How QuickBooks in the Cloud Will Help Your Business Grow

When QuickBooks desktop becomes an indispensable part of your business, you will likely wonder if and how QuickBooks can operate on a network server for multiple user access. With the main reason being that productivity is slowed when not all users are able to concurrently access files. A quick survey of your business infrastructure will… Read more »

Which QuickBooks Version is Right for Your Business?

With the myriad versions of QuickBooks available in 2016, it can make it hard to determine which version will suit your business long term. Taking a look at the comparison chart on the Intuit website is a helpful start in identifying the main features of each version, however, a broader context is required to determine… Read more »

The Infallible Structure of Managed Hosting

As your business grows, so does the amount of resources needed to keep the parts in sync. A major source of connectivity for most businesses is the “Cloud” infrastructure. If this fails, then connectivity is lost and productivity is nonexistent. So, as you place and invest more of your assets in the “Cloud,” there are… Read more »

If SaaS Won’t Do It, What About Cloud Hosting?

In November’s issue of CPA Practice Advisor- an issue discussed of your options moving to the “Cloud” and with so many options Randy Johnson, President and Partner of K2 Enterprises, does his best of helping you solve your business needs. CPA PRACTICE ADVISOR NOVEMBER 2015 ISSUE – also, see the Hosting Provider Review section (page… Read more »


Today, businesses of all sizes are seeking to reduce IT costs, improve productivity and provide a more flexible work environment for their staff including the need for remote access to mission critical business applications. Cloud computing addresses these desires. Here is why: 5 FACTS REGARDING THE BENEFITS OF CLOUD COMPUTING Fact #1: 82% of companies… Read more »

Cloud Printing – Check it out!

Well, leave it up to Google to solve a problem related to “Cloud Printing”. Many of our client’s have requested a solution that would allow remote users to print directly to a “remote printer” i.e. a printer in the main office or a clients printer for example. Google has a nice solution for this –… Read more »

4 Myths About Cloud Computing

Let’s start with a basic understanding of the Cloud Computing “value proposition” “Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction.” A… Read more »