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Guidewire Software Announces Addition of IVANS as New Solution Alliance Partner

Guidewire Software Announces Addition of IVANS as New Solution Alliance Partner

IVANS is first to deliver a Ready for Guidewire accelerator for agency-insurer connectivity
University Park Ill. and FOSTER CITY Calif., October 15, 2015

IVANS Insurance Solutions, a division of Applied Systems, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property/Casualty insurers, today announced that IVANS has joined Guidewire PartnerConnectTM, as a Solution Partner. The companies also announced that IVANS has successfully completed the Ready for Guidewire accelerator validation process for its IVANS Download for Personal Auto download services accelerator for Guidewire PolicyCenter®.

IVANS’ solutions provide connectivity and data exchange between insurers, agencies, and MGAs. IVANS has successfully completed the Ready for Guidewire accelerator validation process for its IVANS Download for Personal Auto download services accelerator for Guidewire PolicyCenter®. The company is now eligible to use the Ready for Guidewire validation mark, which designates that its accelerator has been through a rigorous review process. IVANS Download for Personal Auto accelerator together with Guidewire PolicyCenter will enable insurers to more efficiently communicate and collaborate with their agents.

Available for insurers using PolicyCenter, the IVANS Download for Personal Auto accelerator will significantly reduce integration and deployment time for PolicyCenter, helping to reduce an insurer’s total cost of ownership. IVANS will continue to collaborate with Guidewire to integrate other Guidewire InsuranceSuiteTM products with IVANS Download for Personal Auto and to develop accelerators that enable Claims, Activity Notes, and other lines of business download services and IVANS Real-Time for rating, underwriting, and billing information exchange.

“Agencies, MGAs, and insurers that leverage download and real-time data exchange services continue to realize significant time and cost savings and improved client satisfaction,” said Thad Bauer, vice president and general manager of IVANS Insurance. “In partnering with Guidewire, we look forward to accelerating the integration and deployment of download and real-time services for our mutual customers which increases connectivity and data exchange among key constituents of the insurance lifecycle.”

“For more than 30 years, IVANS has driven connectivity and data exchange in the Property/Casualty insurance industry, making them an ideal addition to our PartnerConnect Solution program,” said Neil Betteridge, vice president, Strategy, Guidewire Software. “We are pleased to work with IVANS to increase insurer-agency connectivity and automation that helps drive efficiencies and improved ease of doing business for our joint customers.”

IVANS Download and IVANS Real-Time solutions enable more than 350 insurance carriers and MGAs, and 25,000 independent agents to exchange data more efficiently and increase the value of the independent insurance distribution channel. As an industry interface leader, insurance carriers, MGAs and independent agencies rely on IVANS’ open platform to share current, accurate data for quoting, policy marketing, underwriting, billing, customer service and other insurance business activities across the insurance lifecycle.

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.

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