Agency Network Exchange and Vertafore to Offer ANE Members Vertafore Agency Platform
BOTHELL, Wash. and MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., June 4, 2015 – Agency Network Exchange (ANE) and Vertafore, the leading provider of software that transforms the business of insurance, announced an agreement to make Vertafore the exclusive provider of agency management technology solutions for ANE members. ANE agencies will receive preferred pricing for the Vertafore® Agency PlatformTM, comprehensive software that helps agents easily and economically grow new business, retain clients, maximize profitability and manage business lines.
“ANE’s agreement with Vertafore represents a dynamic and revolutionary approach to how we do business and will give our members a distinct competitive advantage in an increasingly complex marketplace,” said John K. Tiene, CEO, ANE. “We believe Vertafore is uniquely positioned to bring the industry’s next generation and most advanced technology to our independent agency network.”
The Vertafore Agency Platform cloud-based solution includes agency management systems for P&C and benefits, personal lines comparative rating, commercial lines reference content, agency and producer licensing, client portals, and electronic signature through DocuSign – all consolidated on a single screen. As part of the agreement with ANE, Vertafore will also provide on-site support and training for ANE agents.
“ANE’s member agencies will have access to a variety of insurance technology solutions to help them win more new business, retain clients, maximize profitability and successfully manage all lines of business more efficiently – today and into the future,” said Cliff Demmer, vice president of sales at Vertafore. “As part of Vertafore’s Premier Partner Program, ANE member agents and ANE leadership are provided a team of experts that will help them best take advantage of this unique opportunity.”
Vertafore’s Premiere Partner Program provides ANE’s independent member agents with the technology to realize powerful productivity enhancements for their agencies day in and day out. Data management and analysis tools build upon the growing strength of the ANE network and provide ANE with the information needed to make decisions that will benefit the entire membership.
Vertafore works with 96 of the top 100 independent agencies and 80 percent of the industry’s top carriers. In 2013, the company reported over 81 million real-time transactions between carriers and agencies, representing 250 percent growth from 2011. From real-time connectivity with agencies to insurance-focused workflow, collaboration and compliance, only Vertafore offers agency and carrier-proven technology and market data to drive carrier success.
About Vertafore Vertafore’s comprehensive insurance management software solutions lead brokers and carriers to adapt to an evolving insurance industry to efficiently scale their businesses through deeper access to information and insights. The Vertafore product line is built on a platform, empowering customers and other solution providers to adapt and thrive as the market changes. Vertafore’s platform features fast innovation, partnerships with the best technology companies, and customizable solutions to help companies remain independent during a time of industry disruption. As the leader in modern insurance technology with the largest customer base in the industry, Vertafore connects every point of the distribution channel, from agencies and carriers to MGAs, MGUs, and state governments. For more information about Vertafore, visit www.vertafore.com, read the company’s blog, and follow the company on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
About RiskMatch RiskMatch is a business intelligence and analytics company that delivers a suite of web-based solutions for insurance brokers and underwriters throughout the U.S. Its patented platform delivers an array of portfolio management, analytic and data management services designed to enable brokers and underwriters to enhance performance, reduce costs, facilitate growth, and improve their client service capabilities. For more information, visit the RiskMatch site.
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