About Us

ARCTOOLS is the leading purge and archive tool for JD EDWARDS. ARCTOOLS is a proven solution which has, to date, helped more than four hundred JD Edwards customers on six continents to quickly and efficiently purge and archive their data. ARCTOOLS was developed by recognized JD Edwards experts DCSoftware and Redfaire in collaboration with JD Edwards.

DCSoftware, Inc.

ARCTOOLS is the leading purge and archive tool for JD EDWARDS.

DCSoftware, Inc. was founded in 1996 by David Shea.  Dave has over 30 years of IT experience and has held various positions over the years, including Director of Information Services for a multi-national manufacturer, Director of Information Services for an global pharmaceutical company, and Director of Information Services for a medium-sized biotech firm.

Dave is certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) by the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS).

Dave also spent six years with one of the largest systems consulting firms in the world, working in defense and commercial manufacturing. He has more than 25 years experience in ERP environments and is a published author in industry periodicals.

DCSoftware created ARCTOOLS on the AS/400 platform, and also the ARCTOOLS Modules for JD Edwards, BPCS, and JDA.

Redfaire, Limited, an Oracle Platinum Partner

Redfaire helps companies to build leadership positions by leveraging the power of Oracle technology. Specializing in Oracle’s ERP JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and World Software, Redfaire helps large, multinational companies and ambitious SMBs to implement and optimize Enterprise Resource Planning systems. Redfaire has offices in France, Ireland and the UK.

Redfaire International

Redfaire is part of Redfaire International, a European wide JD Edwards Partner, providing international rollout and deployment services across EMEA. Redfaire International brings together the resources of three of Europe’s leading JD Edwards partners – Redfaire, CadranFSS Group.


Redfaire created the Oracle and SQL versions of ARCTOOLS.