The world of accounting software is about to witness a significant evolution with the upcoming release of QuickBooks Desktop 2024.

QuickBooks has been a frontrunner in the accounting software arena, continually adapting and enhancing its features to cater to the dynamic needs of businesses. In this blog post, we'll explore the anticipated advancements in QuickBooks Desktop 2024, and the benefits of hosting it in the cloud for secure and efficient cloud-based operations. Anytime, anywhere. Let's delve into what QuickBooks Desktop 2024 has in store for you!

Exciting New Features

Cloud Storage and Accessibility

One of the most significant enhancements in QuickBooks Desktop 2024 is expected to be in cloud storage and accessibility. An even better Integration with cloud platforms is anticipated, allowing users to access their financial data securely from anywhere, facilitating seamless collaboration.

Automated Data Entry and Transaction Matching

The introduction of automated data entry and transaction matching, powered by OCR technology and AI algorithms, is set to be a game-changer. This feature will drastically reduce manual data entry, saving time and minimizing errors.

Improved Visualization Tools

QuickBooks Desktop 2024 is expected to feature advanced visualization tools, offering customizable reports and interactive dashboards. These tools will provide insightful financial overviews, helping businesses make informed decisions swiftly.

Enhanced Payroll Offerings

The new version is also predicted to enhance payroll functionalities, integrating with time-tracking applications and automating tasks like pay stub generation and direct deposits, streamlining the payroll process.

Hosting QuickBooks Desktop 2024 in the cloud

Hosting QuickBooks Desktop in the cloud offers a transformative approach to managing your business's financial operations. By moving to a cloud-based platform, your business gains enhanced security and data protection, with advanced encryption and regular security updates. The cloud environment facilitates global accessibility, allowing teams to access their QuickBooks data from anywhere, at any time, and on any device, fostering a flexible and collaborative work environment. Partnering with a cloud hosting provider like Summit offer numerous benefits for your business: 

  • Enhanced Data Security
    • Advanced Encryption: Data stored in the cloud is protected with high-level encryption, making it nearly impossible for unauthorized users to access your sensitive financial information.
    • Regular Security Updates: At Summit, we continuously update our security protocols to combat the latest cyber threats, ensuring your data remains secure against evolving risks.
  • Global Accessibility and Flexibility
    • Anywhere, Anytime Access: With cloud hosting, access QuickBooks Desktop 2024 from any location, as long as you have an internet connection. This global accessibility is invaluable for remote teams and businesses with multiple locations.
    • Device Independence: Use QuickBooks on various devices, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones, allowing for greater flexibility and convenience.
  • Cost Efficiency and Resource Optimization
    • Reduced IT Costs: Hosting QuickBooks in the cloud eliminates the need for significant investment in physical servers and IT infrastructure. This shift can substantially lower your capital and operational expenses.
    • Energy Efficiency: Cloud hosting reduces the energy consumption associated with maintaining and cooling on-site servers, contributing to a more sustainable and eco-friendly business model.
  • Improved Performance and Scalability
    • High-Speed Performance: Cloud servers often provide faster processing and load times, enhancing the efficiency of financial operations and reporting.
    • Easy Scalability: As your business grows, cloud hosting allows you to easily scale your resources without the need for purchasing additional hardware.
  • Disaster Recovery and Data Backup
    • Automated Backups: Regular, automated backups ensure that your financial data is always up-to-date and protected against data loss.
    • Quick Disaster Recovery: In the event of a system failure or data breach, cloud services enable faster recovery of your financial data, minimizing downtime and business disruption.
  • Collaborative Work Environment
    • Seamless Collaboration: Multiple users can access and work on QuickBooks simultaneously, improving teamwork and productivity. This is particularly beneficial for accountants and teams working on financial tasks together.
    • Real-Time Updates: Changes made in QuickBooks are updated in real-time, ensuring all team members have the most current information at their fingertips.
  • Compliance and Regulatory Adherence
    • Audit-Ready: With all financial data securely stored and easily retrievable, businesses are better prepared for audits and regulatory reviews.
  • Enhanced client Support
    • Dedicated Support: Cloud hosting solutions providers like Summit offer dedicated client support, providing expert assistance for any technical issues or queries regarding QuickBooks usage.


Cloud hosting for QuickBooks Desktop 2024 offers a multitude of benefits, from enhanced security and global accessibility to cost efficiency and improved performance. By leveraging the power of cloud technology with Summit, you can optimize your business' accounting processes, ensure your data's security, and focus more on strategic growth initiatives. Hosting Quickbooks Desktop 2024 on the cloud is a significant step towards more agile, secure, and efficient financial management for businesses of all sizes.

Key Takeaways

QuickBooks Desktop 2024 is set to revolutionize the way businesses handle their finances. With features like enhanced cloud storage, automated data entry, improved visualization, and advanced payroll functionalities, it promises increased efficiency and better decision-making capabilities. Hosting Quickbooks with Summit further amplifies these benefits by adding layers of security, accessibility, and cost-effectiveness.

QuickBooks Desktop 2024 is poised to be a significant upgrade for businesses looking to streamline their accounting processes. Its integration with cloud solutions like Summit's will ensure that businesses can operate more securely and efficiently than ever before. Be ready to transform your accounting experience with QuickBooks Desktop 2024 hosted by Summit. Stay tuned for an enhanced accounting journey! For more information on how to move to the cloud, contact our team today!

Faisl Taher

This blogpost is Written by Faisl Taher. Faisl is a Marketing Manager at Summit Hosting. Faisl holds an MBA in Marketing Strategy. He's passionate about data analysis, consumer behavior, and marketing technology. Faisl is a lifelong learner who regularly keeps himself updated with the latest technologies and industry advancements. In his free time, he explores NYC's coffee scene and stays active through running.

Faisl Taher