Press Release

Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Selects Guidewire Solution for Data Management

Midwest P/C insurer to use Guidewire DataHub™ to expedite access to InsuranceSuite data

HASTINGS, Mich. and FOSTER CITY, Calif., March 16, 2016

Hastings Mutual Insurance Company, an award-winning, regional Property/Casualty insurance carrier serving the Midwest since 1885, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property/Casualty (P/C) insurers, today announced that Hastings Mutual has selected Guidewire DataHub™ to support its enterprise-wide data management strategy.

Hastings Mutual selected DataHub for efficient data extraction and translation from Guidewire InsuranceSuite™, conformant data consolidation, and publication to downstream systems. One of Guidewire’s earliest customers, Hastings Mutual, successfully deployed Guidewire ClaimCenter® in 2004 and is currently implementing PolicyCenter and BillingCenter.

“We are excited about the prospect of using Guidewire DataHub as our primary data source,” said Mike Schaper, director, Application Development, Hastings Mutual. “Having a complete solution with InsuranceSuite and DataHub will allow our users to quickly retrieve data.”

“We are pleased that Hastings Mutual has selected Guidewire DataHub,” said Steve Sherry, senior vice president, Worldwide Sales, Guidewire Software. “We look forward to helping them realize their goal of more effectively and efficiently accessing data from across their business.”

About Hastings Mutual Insurance Company

Hastings Mutual Insurance Company is an award-winning, A.M. Best A (Excellent) rated, regional Property/Casualty insurance company. Hastings Mutual operates in the six Midwestern states of Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The company, based in Hastings, Michigan, was founded in 1885. Hastings Mutual writes farm, commercial, and personal lines business through a network of independent insurance agents. For more information about Hastings Mutual, or to find an agent, visit the company website at or find them on Facebook and Twitter.

About Guidewire Software

Guidewire delivers the industry platform that Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers rely upon to adapt and succeed in a time of accelerating change. We provide the software, services, and partner ecosystem to enable our customers to run, differentiate, and grow their business. As of the end of our fiscal year 2019, we were privileged to serve more than 380 companies in 34 countries. For more information, please visit Follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.