Vertafore Agency Platform Takes Home Gold Stevie Award For Best New Cloud Platform At The 2015 American Business Awards

September 29, 2015 /

Bothell, Wash. – September 29, 2015Vertafore®, the leading provider of software that transforms the business of insurance, today announced its Vertafore Agency Platform™ cloud-based solution received the Gold Stevie Award in the Best New Cloud Platform category at the 13th Annual American Business Awards. The Stevie Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program, receiving more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations across 60 nations. This year, a panel of more than 200 executives nationwide participated in the judging process and selected Vertafore Agency Platform as the superior solution in its category. This award follows on the heels of other recent cloud accolades including, recognition from Puget Sound Business Journal as one of Seattle’s top five cloud computing companies as well as Vendor of the Year by the BIG Independent Group for Vertafore’s work on FSC Rater® a cloud-based insurance solution. More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted to the American Business Awards for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Tech Startup of the Year, Software Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. Vertafore was nominated in the Best New Product or Service category for Cloud software for companies with over 1000 employees. “We are extremely impressed with the quality of the entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “To those outstanding individuals and organizations that received Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Awards, the judges and I are honored to celebrate your many accomplishments. You are setting a high standard for professionals nationwide.” Vertafore Agency Platform is the insurance industry’ most comprehensive solution for agents on-the-go. From customer and policy management functionality, to licensing, ratings, and reference materials, Vertafore Agency Platform folds the modern agent toolkit into a single, cloud-hosted management system with anytime, anywhere access. To date, more than 11,000 agents are licensed to use the platform and have seen improvements in agency agility, productivity and profitability.  “Vertafore is focused on driving efficiencies for insurance professionals and helping agents harness the digital disruption taking place in our industry. The time, resources and innovation that have gone into bringing Vertafore Agency Platform to market is a true testament to that mission,” said Christa Degnan, vice president of product management at Vertafore. “Winning the Gold Stevie Award serves as validation that we’re making an impact and helping to enhance the technology sophistication of our industry.” For more information on Vertafore Agency Platform, click here.

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, read the company’s blog, and follow the company on TwitterLinkedin, and Facebook.

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