Here’s a list of some ideal characteristics to look for in a Cloud provider, based on our experience supporting firms (and some of the horror stories they came to us from).
Most IT integrators have no clue how to handle CPA firm networks, which are basically like moving targets with application updates that are always happening. Understanding this profession’s security concerns is different from the ‘general’ concern around IT security as well. Much different. Make sure most, if not all, of the characteristics above have a checkmark next to them to ensure the IT provider you select is CPA-specific.