IVANS Introduces New Connectivity Solutions for Managing General Agents
Solutions enable MGAs to better leverage industry standard technologies for efficient information exchange in property and casualty insurance
Tampa, Fla. – March 20, 2015 – IVANS Insurance Solutions, a division of Applied Systems, today announced the launch and immediate availability of connectivity and information exchange solutions for managing general agents (MGAs) in property and casualty insurance. The new offerings enable MGAs to leverage IVANS Download, IVANS Real-Time and IVANS Portal Solutions with tailored technical services and support designed for the unique requirements of the MGA market.
"We are committed to strengthening independent agent relationships by providing efficient underwriting service and technology that makes it easier and faster to conduct business with us and our carrier partners," said Scott Montney, director of Information Technology at Cochrane & Company and chair of the AAMGA Automation Committee. "IVANS is the industry standard and is responding to the needs of the MGA market by delivering tailored solutions to support automated data exchange between MGAs and agency partners. At Cochrane, we have benefited from the successful work that IVANS has done with two of our carrier partners, and look forward to working with them to extend automation to our agency partners’ systems."
IVANS is the industry standard in property and casualty insurance for the connectivity and secure, efficient data exchange that drives the insurance business.
- IVANS Download is a data exchange solution that automates the delivery of information between carriers, MGAs, and independent insurance agencies to improve productivity and ensure that current, accurate information is instantly available throughout underwriting and servicing.
- IVANS Real-Time provides real-time connectivity and data exchange capabilities for insurance agencies, MGAs and carriers to process quoting and policy request transactions.
- IVANS Portal Solutions deliver flexible, tailored solutions to increase carriers and MGA’s web presence and streamline the submission, quoting and service processes with their distribution channel.
"Today’s leading agencies are realizing the business benefits of increased connectivity and data exchange with their carriers, creating an agency appetite to receive similar download and real-time services from their MGA partners," said Thad Bauer, vice president and general manager of IVANS Insurance. "Our solutions for the MGA market will help MGAs and their agent partners drive revenue, deliver higher levels of service and increase efficiency by automating the exchange of insurance data. We look forward to collaborating with the MGA market and are committed to bringing solutions and services to drive connectivity across all distribution partners throughout the P&C industry."
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About IVANS Insurance Solutions
IVANS Insurance Solutions, a division of Applied Systems, is the property and casualty insurance industry's partner and trusted technology leader for advanced carrier-agency-MGA information exchange. IVANS makes insurance business easier with secure information exchange, data translation and managed connectivity solutions that deliver efficiency and better customer service capabilities to carriers, independent agencies and MGAs. More property and casualty insurance companies rely on the IVANS platform than any other company to create greater value from information exchanged in insurance business.