Trying to get rid of a server and move to Sharepoint, but what to do with Quickbooks?

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I am replacing a server for a small office.  The server currently houses Quickbooks and allows 3 users in the office to access QB at the same time.  That server acts as a file depot for their flat file system.  The plan is to get rid of the server.  The flat file system will move nicely into Sharepoint via O365, but I'm not sure what to do about QB.  

The server is old, runs 2008 R2 and needs to go.  I'd hate to put another server in there just for QB access.  

Going to QB online isn't something we want to do.  Have had too many bad experiences with that in the past.  

Any suggestions on how to keep using QB desktop (with multi user access) & also get rid of the server?
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Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information Systems

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You can install the Quickbooks "server" on the computer of any of the 3 users and set it up to be the Quickbooks server.   Just point the clients to the "new" server.

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Yeah, that's definitely an option.  The three choices we've come up with, but don't really like are:

1.  Have a workstation act as the QB Server
2.  Quickbooks online (not an option here)
3.  Put a server in the cloud and remote into via RDP or something

None of them are very pretty.
Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information Systems

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"None of them are very pretty."
Quickbooks in 6 words.  Option 1 is the cheapest/least effort however.

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Commented:
Thanks for your suggestion.  I'm going to let this question ride a little more to see if anyone else has input

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