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RedGear Technologies — ArkWorks


800-230 -2322 


2011 Overall Rating 5


Best Firm Fit

Due to the scope of features and functions, ArkWorks can be deployed in both small and medium size firms to serve as an enterprise document management system. If you use the TaxWorks tax preparation software, ArkWorks is a natural first choice.


  • Intuitive & easy to navigate interface
  • SQL database platform
  • E-mail integration & document distribution control
  • Document security

Potential Limitations

  • Lack of an integrated portal solution
  • Lack of a hosted option

Executive Summary & Pricing

ArkWorks provides a comprehensive document storage solution that can effectively manage the storage of documents and files in every part of an accounting and tax firm. A legitimate case can be made that this belongs in the review of the more robust document management systems. Pricing starts at $595 for the first user, $995 for five users, $1,495 for 10 users and $1,995 for 15 users. Additional user licenses are priced at $150 each.

Product Delivery Methods

_x_ On-Premises

___ SaaS

___ Hosted by Vendor


Core Product Functions/Features – 5

Integration – 5

Advanced Functionality – 4.5

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