Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of flexible core system software to Property/Casualty (General) insurers, today announced that E&Y has been named the Guidewire PartnerConnect™ 2012 Partner of the Year for Europe, Middle East and Africa. This recognition highlights E&Y’s contributions to Guidewire’s business success – and the implementation successes of our mutual insurance customers across the EMEA region over the past year.
PartnerConnect, Guidewire’s global alliance program, supports the business transformation projects of General (non-life) insurers. This year E&Y is one of three partners being honored. Together, these 2012 Partners of the Year have led or assisted with 28 projects in the past year.
Growing numbers of General insurers in the EMEA region and globally are replacing their aging core systems with Guidewire InsuranceSuite™ solutions. Guidewire works with and relies on a trusted network of system integrator and regional consulting partners to help implement core system replacement projects, in collaboration with our mutual insurance customers. Trusted partners like E&Y are key to helping Guidewire meet the growing demand for qualified and dedicated resources to enable successful implementations.
As a 2012 PartnerConnect Partner of the Year, E&Y has demonstrated:
Multiple implementation successes;
Creation and growth of a focused Guidewire Center of Excellence with increasing numbers of trained and certified Guidewire resources; and
Broad insurance industry experience and comprehensive subject matter knowledge.
“Guidewire is focused on delivering the best software and services to our Property/Casualty customers, and we are pleased to have E&Y on our partner team,” said John True, senior vice president, Field Operations, Guidewire Software. “We wish to acknowledge the dedication of all of our PartnerConnect alliance members and in particular E&Y, a partner since 2008, for their contributions to the success of our mutual customers across EMEA and for their commitment to Guidewire over the past year.”
About Guidewire PartnerConnect
Guidewire PartnerConnect members provide a wide range of services to the Property/Casualty (general) insurance community, including: business transformation consulting and strategy, and IT related services. To date, world-wide, Guidewire practices include 2,700 consultants, more than 1,200 of whom are functional and technical consultants certified on Guidewire products. PartnerConnect member benefits include: a close working relationship with the Guidewire team, senior executive sponsorship, training discounts, and Guidewire product strategy previews. For more information, visit PartnerConnect.
About Guidewire Software
Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, from new ventures to the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.
As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record, with 1,000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our marketplace provides hundreds of applications that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.