Press Release

Guidewire Software Announces Promotion of PartnerConnect Partner

Guidewire deepens relationship with V-NEO to support insurer system deployments and business transformation initiatives

Foster City, Calif., December 23, 2015

Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property/Casualty insurers, today announced that V-NEO Inc., a Property/Casualty insurance industry business and IT specialist, has been promoted to a PartnerConnect Consulting Advantage partner. PartnerConnect includes three relationship tiers (or levels); Select, Advantage, and Premier. The PartnerConnect tiers are designed to recognize individual partners based on achievements and contributions such as insurance industry expertise, number of Guidewire certified employees, or number of integration accelerators contributed.

V-NEO provides enterprise architecture and information technology services through the entire course of the implementation of solutions from the strategy, selection, inception and planning to the delivery and concretization of value in the organization. The company has played a key role in several Guidewire InsuranceSuite™ implementations and was recently honored with a Guidewire Innovation Award for their work with Promutuel Insurance to create a new change management strategy and build a global e-learning foundation.

“We congratulate V-NEO on its well-deserved promotion within our PartnerConnect program, and we are grateful for the contributions they have made to our business,” said Jeff Proudfoot, vice president, Global Alliances and Business Development, Guidewire. “We are pleased to deepen our relationship with V-NEO and to continue to work with them to help our mutual customers adapt and succeed in a rapidly changing market.”

Guidewire PartnerConnect - Consulting partners provide consulting services such as business transformation and strategy, implementation, as well as related delivery services. Complementing Guidewire services consulting resources, our consulting partners provide additional Guidewire trained and certified consultants. To date, Guidewire Consulting practices worldwide include more than 5,670 consultants who have been trained or are experienced on Guidewire products.

About V-Neo

V-NEO is a Property/Casualty insurance industry business and IT specialist headquartered in  Quebec City, Canada . V-NEO’s primary mission is to add value in organizations through its professional services, which aims for results that exceed expectations while complying with deadlines and costs, and leave the client with an imprint or assets extending beyond the intervention. V-NEO provides enterprise architecture and information technology services through the entire course of implementation of solutions from the strategy, selection, inception and planning to the delivery and concretization of value in the organization. For more information, please visit V-NEO online.

About Guidewire PartnerConnect

Guidewire PartnerConnectTM is a global network of select partner companies that provide consulting services and solutions to enhance, extend, and complement the capabilities of Guidewire products. Our worldwide partner community helps contribute to the success of our mutual customers in the non-life insurance industry by delivering Guidewire software implementations, value-add solution and technology offerings, and guidance on insurance industry best practices.

Guidewire PartnerConnect is an invitation-only program. For more information about Guidewire PartnerConnect please visit www.guidewire.com/partners/.

About Guidewire Software

Guidewire delivers the software that Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers need to adapt and succeed in a time of rapid industry change. We combine three elements – core operations, data and analytics, and digital engagement – into a technology platform that enhances insurers’ ability to engage and empower their customers and employees. More than 300 P&C insurers around the world have selected Guidewire. For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com. Follow us on twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.