QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions has been selected by over 100,000 customers ranging in industry, business size and business need.
Learn how Enterprise Solutions performs in real world business situations. Our customers tell their stories of success with Enterprise Solutions.
Alaska Women’s Health Services
The OB/GYN medical group, Alaska Women’s Health Services, had been using a DOS-based accounting system for 20 years before moving to Enterprise Solutions. With help from our support team, they were able to get up and running quickly and benefited from the fact that several employees were already familiar with the QuickBooks interface.
“It’s much easier to train employees on Enterprise Solutions.”
With the need for more than five user licenses and faster performance, Alocet Inc., switched from QuickBooks Pro to QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions.
“Our goal is to help thousands of QuickBooks users increase their efficiency and profitability by providing customized web-based solutions and Enterprise Solutions allows us that freedom.”
AlphaMedica’s marketing business needed an accounting system that could keep up with a flurry of activity, generate quick payments and reports, and link smoothly to their in-house systems used to manage the more specialized aspects of their business. Enterprise Solutions: Professional Services Edition helped AlphaMedica realize a two-fold gain in productivity in day-to-day operations with its robust reporting and integration capabilities among its systems.
“The performance is fantastic. A report that used to take minutes now comes out 10 times faster.”
Any Lab Test Now
A medical lab facility looking to the reduce complexity and costs associated with managing their accounting and business operations. As chief operating officer, Melanie Reeves says:
“I estimate we’ve saved about one-half the cost of MAS 200 — there is a massive time savings for myself and our employees, and we have a much, much lower need for additional support and consulting.”
Austin Explosives Company
After trouble with DacEasy’s inventory capabilities, Austin Explosives moved to Enterprise Solutions because of its strong inventory features and reputation as the best accounting software on the market. Without any outside help to implement, Austin Explosives set up their new system and were able to easily train their employees. Austin Explosives Co. controller, Shay Blood, says:
“QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions is so user friendly that it’s easy to get someone new up and running.”
Fast growth at AVI Electronics, a custom home theater installation company, led them to upgrade from QuickBooks Pro to Enterprise Solutions. Owner Nick Syris says the migration was:
“Really simple" and that he "can’t imagine not having QuickBooks.”
Best Masonry Inc
When Best Masonry Inc. outgrew QuickBooks Premier they switched to QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions and happily stayed in the Intuit family. As their business grew, QuickBooks grew with them.
“Having powerful software that allows us to track expenses on specific projects is crucial to our business.”
Bubbles Car Wash
Bubbles Car Wash, a Texas-based luxury car wash business with 8 locations, 300 employees and nearly $10MM in sales, struggled with MAS 90 for almost a year before switching to Enterprise Solutions. They were up and running with Enterprise Solutions in just a week, and eliminated 100% of the frustration they were having with MAS 90 according to owner Bill Lawrence.
“We have a totally paperless office now…everything is in the software.”
Camp Logan Cement
A concrete-based goods company, Camp Logan Cement was using Microsoft Great Plains when they decided they wanted software that was easier to use, gave better performance, and cost significantly less to maintain. They switched to Enterprise Solutions and as Matt Huseman, sales manager, noted:
“Enterprise Solutions’ ease of use and low maintenance cost are night and day compared to what we had before. Everyone who uses it at the office says it works like a charm.”
Cortech Engineering customers rely on the firm’s specialized industrial pumps to operate. In order to maintain the right amount of expensive inventory on hand, fill a growing number of orders and be able to ship them quickly, Cortech knew they needed to switch from their cumbersome, outdated financial package. Enterprise Solutions was able to help Cortech gain an accurate picture of inventory and grow the business without adding headcount. Cortech Engineering president, John Pugh, says:
“With Enterprise Solutions, everything just flows together. We have total confidence in it.”
After using MAS 90 & 200, CyberCity, wanted a program that didn’t have a hefty upgrade price every year. After converting to Enterprise Solutions in just 4 days, employees can now quickly see everything going on with a client on one screen - saving time and improving customer service.
“I was totally amazed by how easy it was to convert.”
When Disaster Restorations outgrew QuickBooks Premier they enjoyed the seamless switch to QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions. As their company grew, they
“We no longer have to worry about delays in access to customer information. We can pull up all the information on the spot.”
Dovco Industrial Fabricators
Dovco Industrial Fabricators, a steel fabrication company, switched from a DOS-based accounting system to Enterprise Solutions to get greater ease of use and more flexible reporting. With help from their accountant, they were able to convert in just a few months. Now they can easily pull end of month reports when they need them and no longer have to do a hard close each month. Dovco Industrial Fabricators accountant, Marsha Cole, says:
“Now we just run a report in Enterprise Solution for what we need and save a lot of time!”
Rapid growth at EnergX, a management and engineering consulting services firm, led them to upgrade from QuickBooks Pro to Enterprise Solutions. Enterprise Solutions gave them more robust capabilities with the familiar user interface of QuickBooks Pro.
“QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions has proven to be incredibly cost effective.”
Energy Meter Systems
A manufacturer in the natural gas equipment business, Energy Meter Systems moved from Peachtree to Enterprise Solutions when their parent company had all subsidiaries shift to the same accounting system. Enterprise Solutions has increased their work efficiency and as Carole Rayburn, accounting supervisor, put it:
“It now takes minutes for us to complete tasks that used to take hours.”
An environmental consulting firm, Environet moved from Axium to Enterprise Solutions for its ease of use, flexible reporting, and comprehensive tech-support plan. JoAnne Wong, VP for Administration, said:
“Not knowing anything about Enterprise Solutions, I was able to find things very easily. The buttons are very intuitive and it’s very easy to navigate.”
Film & Vinyl Design LLC
Brett Wassell, owner of Film & Vinyl Design LLC, decided that 2007 would be the last year he would overpay for a MAS90 financial management system that didn't even meet his needs.
“With QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions, I now have an updated, integrated system where I check for everything in one place.”
Intelligent Connections made a smart decision when they moved from Peachtree to Enterprise Solutions to enjoy fewer system crashes and better multi-user capabilities. They can now automate many reports they previously had to pull manually. Stacey Serra, controller, asserts:
“Productivity has gone way up!”
With declining visibility into their inventory of 7,000 watch models and the desire to expand into new, more profitable product lines, the CFO of I.W. Inc. realized he needed to upgrade to a more robust accounting system. After researching other systems and considering building a customized database, he chose Enterprise Solutions for its reporting flexibility and capabilities and precise insight into inventory levels. I.W.’s last end-of-year inventory count went faster than ever before, with a labor savings of approximately 200 man-hours. I.W. Inc. chief financial officer, Albert Kamahi, says:
“We’ve evolved with Enterprise Solutions.”
Jacobson Window Company
A custom window manufacturer needed a system that would empower employees across the company with the right level of information and reduce the cost and complexity of managing their business and field operations. As chief operating officer, Bryan Thompson says:
“Enterprise Solutions is helping us get there, by getting everyone the information they need, easily. That leaves me more time to focus on things like strategy and growth.”
Li’l Guy Foods
When Li’l Guy Foods outgrew its Peachtree software, the owners looked for a way to blend sales, production, payroll, and accounting into an end-to-end system that was secure, easy to use, and affordable. They found Enterprise Solutions to be reliable and robust for their needs, as well as flexible - it seamlessly integrated with software specific to manufacturing and his business, such as production control and routing for a mobile sales force. Enterprise Solutions has helped Li’l Guy Foods’ bottom line by creating efficiency in production planning, as well as visibility into inventory and what’s tied up in working capital. President of Li’l Guy Foods, David Sloan, says:
“From sales transactions to payroll to live data in Excel reports, Enterprise Solutions is unbelievable for the money.”
A structural steel fabricator, Maico industries switched from Peachtree to Enterprise Solutions for its ease of use, low cost of ownership, and due to the wide availability of QuickBooks-trained employees. Even without any outside help for implementation, they were able to convert in less than a month. Maico Industries Controller, Catherine Herber, says:
“Our former program was very rigid…Enterprise Solutions is a lot more flexible.”
Marine Group Boat Works
This 20 year old boat repair yard for commercial and Navy vessels switched from MAS 90 to Enterprise Solutions to gain real-time access to their business data for quick decision making and to support their business growth. Enterprise Solutions gives them an easy to use system that their employees, even the non-accountants, can work within and utilize the data. Plus they have reported savings of up to $15,000 per year since switching to Enterprise Solutions.
“With QuickBooks we are able to make things work the way we want it to work.”
Nacio, a survivor of the dot.com bust, chose Enterprise Solutions to get their accounting back in order and to have a better way of managing their information. They would be using QuickBooks regardless of the price, but in the words of Nacio’s financial consultant John Frierson:
“The price is the ’coup de grace.’”
NETiMAGE - a systems integrator specializing in network consulting, installation, and services - needed a financial software solution that would integrate with business critical software. NETiMAGE Vice President and co-founder, Jill Whitney, says:
“The decision was easy.”
North American Electric Motors
North American Electric Motors felt at the mercy of Microsoft Great Plains. Since switching to Enterprise Solutions in 2004, they have seen a real boost in productivity, accompanied by a sizeable reduction in software-related expenses. According to founder Don Hackman, the biggest benefit from switching to QuickBooks has been the 12 hours a week they save not waiting for their old Great Plains software to process daily activities. North American Electric Motors founder, Don Hackman, Sr., says Enterprise Solutions delivers:
“Gives us the best of both worlds in terms of features and price point.”
Performance Cruising, the largest manufacturer of cruising catamarans in North America, needed a sophisticated method for managing the business to ensure profitability. Enterprise Solutions: Manufacturing and Wholesale Edition enables them to see what shape the company is in at all times without guessing. The software brings visibility to job costs per hull, helps maintain parts inventory at the right levels, and gives immediate insight into the business - with a level of detail that even shows increased labor expenses resulting from unexpected delays. Performance Cruising vice president, Laura Hershfeld, says:
“What’s the point in spending $45,000 for software that isn’t going to do any more than Enterprise Solutions can?”
Pollution Control Financing Authority
After struggling for three years to make his MAS 90 system work, and facing enormous upgrade and technical support costs, the CFO of the Pollution Control Financing Authority decided to switch to Enterprise Solutions. It has helped to streamline preparation of purchase orders and create reports to meet the changing demands of his board of trustees, with setup and support that was affordable and easy to maintain.
“I was very comfortable with it right from the start.”
Redmond Inc., a distributor of table salt products, decided to move from MAS 500 to Enterprise Solutions because they wanted software that was less complex, much less expensive, and didn’t take a significant time investment to learn. Since switching to Enterprise Solutions, employees have been able to focus more on customers, leading to higher revenue. Redmond Trading Company CFO, Jason Haddock, says:
“Enterprise Solutions was the answer to all of our accounting problems. It was a mere fraction of the cost to install and much easier to manage.”
To keep up with fast growth and complexity, Remotes Unlimited needed serious help managing inventory and costs of their replacement auto remotes. In addition to importing finished goods from overseas each year, they also have a 2,000-square-foot shop where they manufacture 8,000-10,000 remotes annually. With Enterprise Solutions, the owner has been able to track inventory with exceptional detail, easily manage the ordering process from sales order to invoices to packing slips and shipping labels, and get quick, accurate insight into profitability. With the streamlining of operations, the owner was able to eliminate three positions, reducing overhead by $100,000. Remotes Unlimited president and chief executive officer, Jeff Cooper, says:
“QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions does a great job helping us keep everything about our 200,000 item inventory straight and accounted for–so we never run short or have too much stock on hand.”
Round Table Restaurant Franchise
A franchisee owner looking to update their business management system to support regulatory requirements. Considered more expensive alternatives but found that QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions not only saves them money but has significantly streamlined their accounting and payroll processes. As office manager, Cheryl Annotti says:
“Enterprise Solutions is just so easy to use. I can create reports on-screen, drill-down on transactions, then make any modifications I need to right on the spot.”
Seltin Supply has been riding the crest of demand for ultrahigh purity (UHP) stainless steel tubing and fittings needed by computer chipmakers for their manufacturing sites. To provide the immediate delivery their customers require without overstocking, they enlisted Enterprise Solutions to keep expensive inventories at three warehouse locations under control. Seltin Supply owner, Russ Bishop, says:
“Enterprise Solutions has so much going for it.”
Shula’s Steak House
To continue its winning streak of 26 successful restaurants and a thriving e-commerce site, Shula’s Steak Houses needed to upgrade its QuickBooks Pro software to a more capable business management software solution, especially to manage inventory, point of sale, and advanced security levels.
“There are a lot of other things we can do with Enterprise Solutions.”
The Solid Experts
After a year of unsuccessful implementation attempts and tens of thousands in sunk costs, the SolidExperts left NetSuite and switched to QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions.
“For us, Enterprise Solutions is about time savings, it is put together in a way that makes sense.”
Standing Stone Brewing Co
Standing Stone Brewing Co. is a busy 200-seat restaurant and micro-brewery located in Ashland, Oregon. With expenses rising and a recent large renovation, the owners needed precise reports to track every aspect of the operation, and a scalable business system to help them expand smoothly. Enterprise Solutions has given this growing restaurant the powerful inventory and expense tracking, as well as the precise reporting, that Standing Stone was looking for to help pinpoint how to improve profit.
“QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions is a phenomenal product. The depth is there from the beginning.”
Sterling Research Group
A market research firm looking to streamline their accounting and business operations processes to reduce clerical work and spend more time on strategy. Now they are able to go green and save money by significantly reducing the amount of paper they use in their office.
“We’re sending half of our invoices and two-thirds of our paychecks electronically, and we’re no longer keeping paper copies of our invoices. We never could do that on AccPac because it was too complicated.”
A provider of oil equipment and measurement services, Thurmond McGlothlin was using a DOS-based version of Great Plains before they made the switch to Enterprise Solutions due to the positive recommendations they had received. Finance director Sherry Johnson was even able to implement the program herself:
“I hadn’t even seen the program before trying to set it up, but it was very easy to get up and running.”
TRC Engineering Services
Switched from Sage to QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions to better handle their growing customer database and for more flexible reporting.
“QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions has been an integral part in our business continuing to grow. The flexibility and upgrades constantly increase our work effectiveness.”
When their Peachtree file began locking up due to size limitations, Watson’s Petroleum decided to switch to Enterprise Solutions for its greater reliability and low cost of ownership. They were able to quickly implement this new solution that owner Helen Watson says is:
“The most user-friendly software I have been involved in using.”
West Virginia High Tech Consortium Foundation
Building a world class technology business park and aggressively funding small businesses, the West Virginia High Tech Consortium Foundation relies on Enterprise Solutions to easily accommodate complex financials as well as scale to meet the Foundation’s growing needs.
“All of the functionality we need with none of the training or upkeep headaches.”