Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property/Casualty insurers, today announced that B-Prost, a provider of consulting services to Japanese P/C insurers, and JIEC, a large systems integrator in Japan, have joined Guidewire’s PartnerConnect™ program. PartnerConnect is Guidewire’s invitation-only worldwide network of partners providing consulting services and solutions to enhance, extend, and complement the capabilities of Guidewire products.
With the addition of B-Prost and JIEC to the PartnerConnect program, Guidewire customers in Japan will have access to additional resources, and Guidewire-trained consultants, as they execute their business transformation projects.
Kenji Uozumi, CEO, B-Prost said “We are pleased to continuously work towards successful implementations of Guidewire products by leveraging our in-depth insurance and systems’ business know-how, and our technical support experience gained through our close working relationship with Guidewire.”
Koji Ueda, Executive Officer, Financial Systems Division, JIEC, said “JIEC has a rich experience of system development in financial, airline, tourism and many other industries. Especially for the P&C and life insurance industries, we have experience with various application development, policy administration and claim management systems. Based on our previous experiences implementing Guidewire technology, we look forward to supporting Japanese insurance customers as they enhance their business.”
“We are pleased to welcome B-Prost and JIEC as our first local Japanese partners to our PartnerConnect program,” said Chris Elsmore, vice president, Global Alliances and Business Development, Guidewire Software. “Both companies’ local expertise and experience with Guidewire implementations will allow us to support our regional and multi-national customers in meeting their business transformation goals.”
About Guidewire PartnerConnect™
Guidewire PartnerConnect™ is a 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 Property/Casualty insurance industry by delivering Guidewire software implementations, value-add solution & 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/.