What Makes Xero Beautiful:
Xero has fast become the world’s leading online cloud accounting software, loved by over 200,000 worldwide. Giving you payroll, invoicing, GST, fixed assets, expense claims, budgets, complete financial reporting, all done beautifully, when and where you need it: at work, home, or on the go.
Here are just some features as to why we agree that Xero is Beautiful Accounting Software.
- Automated daily bank feeds
- Fast, simple and customised invoicing
- Available anywhere, anytime when your online 24/7
- Your data and information is Safe and Secure
- A dashboard that gives a clear financial overview
- Over 200 powerful ad-ons to support your business
- Beautiful support
- No installation or maintenance required
- Pay monthly
- Easily integrates with other software to automate your entire business
- Real-time collaboration for business owners, bookkeepers and accountants
Access Xero Anywhere, Anytime 24/7
Over 200 Powerful Ad-ons
Choose from over 200 powerful ad-ons designe to help you manage and maintain your business for a fraction of the cost of other expensive software systems.
- Point of Sales
- Time Tracking
- Invoicing & Jobs
- Online Sales Management
- Debtor Tracking
Security & Data Protection
It’s only natural with Xero being so new to the market and that fact that it is cloud based accounting system, there may be some apprehention with business owners to take that leap of faith. Here are some facts about Xero’s first class security and data protection.
Their software has never been breached and they have never lost any customer data. They invest heavily to protect your sensitive financial information against unauthorised access and system failures, ensuring your data is guarded to the highest level.
Their hosting and service delivery infrastructure ensures the highest level of security. This is supported by a world-class network, data and physical security environment. Security is an ongoing process, not a singular event – they continuously evaluate and reinforce their security policy and practices. Here are just some of the precautions they take:
Their services have SSL Certificates signed by global leaders in certificates, Entrust & GTE Cybertrust, so all data transferred between the users and the service is encrypted. The encryption is the same as that used for Internet Banking.
Firewalls & Network Security
External access to their servers are controlled by multiple layers of firewalls, intrusion protection systems and routers, which are configured and monitored according to industry best practice. Xero’s own internal office networks are isolated from any customer data by design.
No one has access to your organisation unless invited by you and with a level of user permission selected by you. You can remove any invited users whenever you want. You also have the option to invite Customer Care, but it’s for support purposes only and completely at your discretion.
Users must choose a strong password and automatic lockouts are enforced when incorrect passwords are repeatedly entered. Xero doesn’t allow the browser to save your login, which eliminates access from a stolen or compromised computer. If you leave your computer unattended for an extended period, you will be automatically logged out.
Xero’s servers are located within Rackspace tier-4, enterprise grade hosting facilities. Access is restricted to authorised Rackspace staff by a combination of biometric systems and 24/7 onsite security guards, and is continually audited to meet SOC 1 Type II standards.
Third party audits and inspections
Xero’s security is reviewed regularly and audited by external specialists. This includes penetrative testing and automated server port security scanning.
Third party access
Transfer of data to any third parties can only occur with your consent and to organisations that provide adequate data protection.
Xero runs offsite backups nightly, full backups weekly and transaction log backups of our database every 10 minutes so they can immediately recover your data if necessary.