Published on December 3rd, 2016 | by Guest


Cloud Accounting: Fair Play For All Businesses

The ability to flawlessly execute business operations is a critical determining factor of a businesses potential success. It is this flawless execution guarantees that the business delivers the services or products to their customers and meet their demands, all the while also maintaining a certain competitive edge over the rest of the industry.

Previously, large corporations had a great advantage when it came to data management as they the have all the necessary resources like in-house data servers, skilled IT professionals, and other such resources. When it comes the competitive barrier between small, medium businesses (SMBs) and large companies, this technological gap meant that SMBs never had access to the same playing fields as the larger organizations. Their capability to invest in custom IT infrastructures to enable more efficient and smoother business operation gave them a huge advantage that SMBs were previously unable to seize.

But with the advent of Cloud computing technology and Cloud based accounting systems, today SMBs are also able to keep up with greater customer demands all the while delivering and implementing the same large business like operational protocols. All this is only possible with Cloud based solutions which offer a cost effective solutions package to SMBs and levels the business playground with efficient and smoother business protocols. But this not all, here a few more benefits of Cloud based accounting solutions which enables SMBs to reach greater heights of success and profits.

Continuous Availability

Cloud based solutions offer business the ability to access their operational data on any device, from anywhere and at any time of the day, without any restrictions, given the fact the you have the proper credentials. This also enables businesses to react quicker to meet customer demand quicker as well. This continuous data accessibility

Cost Reduction

Maintenance, fixes and updates are automatically administered on the Cloud from the service provider’s end. This amounts to significant cost savings in the long run and also saves the business time, which is another great resource best utilized on other aspects of the business.


Cloud based services offer great flexibility and allows SMBs to change their operational requirement to match their customer demand. SMBs can either decrease or increase their requirement, and the best part is that they only have to pay for what they use.

Greater Collaboration

Smoother and quicker access ti business information with the Cloud, enables employees and decision makers of SMBs to take better informed decisive actions quickly and also allows them to implement such changes quicker without any downtime.

Data Management

With Cloud based solutions, SMBs don’t have to fret about data security and backups. All data management tasks are undertaken by the service provider who guarantees exceptional data security and management.

Competitive Advantage

With such great advantages of cost reduction and greater overall efficiency, Cloud based solutions automatically generates a competitive advantage for its users. It enables SMBs with Cloud based business strategies to compete directly with larger and established businesses.

No Accounting Experience Required

Another front where SMBs fall behind larger corporations is skilled accounting personnel. But with Cloud accounting services, SMBs owners and decision makers can easily make informed decisions about the business’s financial and future decisions. They can also outsource accounting tasks to accounting firms on a contractual basis, which again offers cost saving opportunities.

Reduced Risk

System downtime for any business can be crippling to their daily operations. But with Cloud based solutions and its advantages in terms of data management, vital and confidential business data are stored in multiple locations with redundant copies to ensure minimal downtime in the case of system failure or other IT issues.

Business Automation

The greatest advantage that the Cloud brings is the ability to automate almost every aspect of a business into a self-sustaining digital entity. This not only allows SMBs to generate more leads and convert them, but also enables them to create a much better user experience, which in turn helps to create market awareness and industry credibility as well.

So in summary, if you want you business to grow well with the numerous IT and technological advancements of the 21st generation, then its wise to invest in a Cloud based business strategy. Industry leaders and market analyzers have already predicted that within a few more years, Cloud accounting and other Cloud based enterprise solutions will become a norm and an essential part of business of all sizes and sorts. Before the Cloud and Cloud based accounting SaaS, big corporations and businesses with sizable funds and resources, were at a great advantage. This same advantage allowed them to manage and monitor their trade on a larger scale, compared to small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). But armed with the cost-effective and dynamic advantages of the Cloud, SMBs can now compete on the same level and in the same market as the more established and larger businesses.


About the author:

Akash Deb, is a content editor/writer currently employed with Real Time Cloud Services,an industry leading QuickBooks Cloud and Application Hosting service provider. He has a strange affinity with everything that has anything to do with technology. He is currently seeking knowledge and waiting for an opportunity to make it big one day and with his own advertising start-up. But until then, he is happy to do what he’s good at and that’s writing about tech.

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