It’s a true Software-as-a-Service application sold as a low annual subscription requiring no servers, operating systems, databases, or any other infrastructure. If you have an Internet connection and you can log into Intacct anywhere, anytime, on any device. The application runs on their own Intacct cloud infrastructure featuring open APIs making it easy to connect to other systems – on-premise or on the cloud. In fact, it’s so easy that 75% of Intacct customers have integrated it with at least two other applications. This is a true best of breed model. Start with the best possible accounting system and then pick and choose the best business applications available for each area of your business – supply chain management, human resources, customer relationship management, and more.
Intacct features automatic quarterly upgrades that are 100% hands-off with no business disruption and no costs for upgrade consulting. You have no servers to buy, no operating system compatibility issues to worry about, and no databases to administrate. Intacct is plug-and-play. You sign up and login and start configuring the software with your partner. It’s that simple. The platform leverages Oracle as the underlying database and delivers world-class security, backups, disaster recovery, redundancy, and multiple measure to protect your data automatically.
Intacct guarantees 99.8 % uptime, airtight data security, and comprehensive disaster recovery. They even publish this live uptime information to their website for prospects and customers to view in full transparency. They’ve completed exhaustive SSAE 16 SOC1 Type II audits and are certified by Trustwave, Digicert, and other leading security agencies. Multiple Fortune 100-class data centers are managed by Century Link in Santa Clara, CA and by Quality Technology Services (QTS) in Sacramento, CA. Each data center is monitored 24/7/365 and provides full data recovery within 24 hours in the event of major disaster.
Legacy systems ported to the web on a hosting platform tend to be slow. In contrast, Intacct is incredibly responsive with page loading well under a second on average. That’s faster than many desktop applications!