B-Prost and JIEC to support Japanese Property/Casualty insurers
implementing Guidewire core systems
TOKYO & FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 23, 2015--
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
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
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
“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/.
B-Prost offers a broad range of business and IT services, leveraging a
deep experience acquired through the development of numerous general
insurance business systems for Japanese customers. The company
specializes in providing business services and system development and
maintenance services to the general insurance industry. Through a quick
understanding of the business and system requirements, B-Prost can
propose efficient improvements and development.
Our undisputed knowledge of the insurance business and systems allows us
to propose best practices to our customers. www.b-prost.co.jp.
JIEC, founded in 1985, has leveraged its core competences in
infrastructure technologies to develop systems in various fields, like
finance, airlines, travel, etc. Our Financial Systems Division covers
general and life insurance, banks, securities and credit card companies.
Building on the know-how and technical skills cultivated through the
development of numerous information systems, JIEC is aiming at becoming
a partner for its customers, answering the customers’ needs in IT
transformation while proactively proposing to leverage new technologies.
JIEC will propose best practices in various phases of a Guidewire
Software product implementation, such as implementation and development. www.jiec.co.jp.
About Guidewire Software
Guidewire builds software products that help Property/Casualty insurers
replace their legacy core systems and transform their business. Designed
to be flexible and scalable, Guidewire products enable insurers to
deliver excellent service, increase market share and lower operating
costs. Guidewire InsuranceSuite™ provides the core systems used by
insurers as operational systems of record. Additional products provide
support for data management, business intelligence, anytime/anywhere
access and guidance and monitoring. More than 180 Property/Casualty
insurers around the world have selected Guidewire. For more information,
please visit www.guidewire.com.
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NOTE: Guidewire, Guidewire Software, Guidewire ClaimCenter, Guidewire
PolicyCenter, and Guidewire BillingCenter are registered trademarks of
Guidewire Software, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.
Source: Guidewire Software, Inc.
Guidewire Software, Inc.
Diana Stott, +1-650-356-4941
Software Japan K.K.
agency of Guidewire Software Japan K.K)
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