Latest awards mark sixth consecutive year Guidewire has received VIP
SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Guidewire Software®, a leading provider of flexible core system software
to property/casualty insurers, today announced that it has received two
2012 Vanguards in Insurance Practices (VIP) Awards. The VIP Awards are
sponsored by Insurance Networking News (INN) in
partnership with Celent and were announced and presented at the recent
ACORD LOMA Insurance Systems Forum in Orlando. The VIP award winners
were determined by insurance company executives through their
participation in an online survey where they were asked to name
technology providers that deliver the most value in various VIP
Guidewire’s 2012 VIP awards included recognition in the Insurance
Core Solutions and Strategic Partner categories.
"Technology changes have directly affected the insurance industry and
insurance companies are working hard to keep up with these changes,”
said INN Editor-in-Chief Carrie Burns. "The VIP awards outline
vendors that insurance executives can trust to help them deliver true
"Vendors obtain the most honest and direct feedback from their insurance
customers through the VIP program which they can then leverage to
differentiate themselves against their peers,” said Ben Moreland, senior
analyst within Celent's insurance practice. "The unifying theme across
this year’s preferred vendors is that they are delivering on their
promise of excellent customer service,” continued Moreland.
“To receive this honor for the sixth consecutive time, knowing the award
rankings are based on feedback from our customers, is especially
rewarding,” said Brian Desmond, vice president, Marketing, Guidewire.
“We thank Insurance Networking News and Celent for sponsoring the
VIP awards program, and we thank everyone who participated in the
survey. We are both humbled and grateful to receive this industry-wide
recognition of our products and services.”
This year is the sixth annual VIP ranking of technology solution
providers to the insurance industry. 2012 winners were chosen based on
votes from 634 unique respondents (up from 469 last year).
Guidewire has more than 100 property/casualty insurance customers
globally, including 18 companies who have selected all three products
that make up Guidewire InsuranceSuite™. InsuranceSuite consists of
pre-integrated, modular, best of breed applications that handle an
insurer’s mission-critical underwriting, policy administration, claims
management and billing and receivables management operations.
About Guidewire Software
Guidewire Software is a provider of core system software to the global
Property/Casualty (general) insurance industry. Designed to be flexible
and scalable, Guidewire solutions give insurers the capability to
deliver excellent service, increase market share and lower operating
costs. Guidewire InsuranceSuite™, consisting of Guidewire PolicyCenter®,
Guidewire ClaimCenter® and Guidewire BillingCenter® spans the key
functional areas in insurance – underwriting and policy administration,
claims management, and billing. Guidewire is headquartered in San Mateo,
California, with offices in Beijing, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Munich,
Paris, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com.
NOTE: Guidewire, Guidewire Software, Guidewire ClaimCenter, Guidewire
PolicyCenter, Guidewire BillingCenter, Guidewire InsuranceSuite, Deliver
Insurance Your Way, and the Guidewire logo are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Guidewire Software, Inc.
Guidewire Software, Inc.Diana Stott, +1-650-356-4941Public
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