But if both go to work on the phone number, the second user trying to make a change will get an error message.Given how most companies divide responsibilities for various accounting tasks, its unlikely that two employees would hit the same field in the same record simultaneously, but its good to know that QBE provides a warning.One of the client computers connected to the network via a wireless adapter; the other two were traditionally networked with Ethernet cable and a network hub.
According to the documentation, Quick Books Enterprise can also be installed on a Linux server with Windows clients, but we didn't test that option.
Each computer running QBE must also have Internet Explorer installed.
QBE lets you customize the various menus to show choices that pertain to your specific company, which lets you de-clutter the icon flow-charts if youd like.
The program can handle up to 20 users simultaneously and comes in six different editions, five of which are tailored for specific industries.
Its designed to eliminate manual errors in order to create additional efficiencies in the office and the field.
QBE includes one dispatchers seat license, and additional licenses incur an incremental monthly fee.Additional partner plug-ins require additional fees. Some of these plug-ins constitute the free razor but youll pay plenty for new blades. But adding third-party capability makes sense it allows each customer to tweak the program to its specifications rather than trying to write a single package that will work for every business on the planet.Heres a useful addition to QBE that doesnt incur an additional fee.The file system is set up at a field locking level, so if two people access the same record simultaneously say, one person in the customer file they can each change different fields at the same time.If one person updates a customers address, the other can simultaneously update the phone number.Most of QBE's new features come by way of third-party software publishers who have formed alliances with Intuit.