IVANS Adds ISCS to Partner Program
Partnership to drive connectivity and improve ease of doing business between insurers and distribution channel partners
Tampa, FL – July 13, 2016 – IVANS Insurance Solutions, a division of Applied Systems, today announced that ISCS, developer of SurePower Innovation®, has joined the IVANS Partner Program as an IVANS Partner for Carrier Solutions. ISCS will certify the SurePower Innovation modern enterprise suite as IVANS Ready for Download and IVANS Ready for Real-time to significantly reduce the time to implement, test, and deploy interface services for shared insurer and managing general agency (MGA) clients.
“As insurance carriers and MGAs undergo digital transformation, firms are increasingly evaluating technology strategies to increase automation and connectivity with their independent agency distribution channel,” said Bill Tedrick, vice president of IVANS Insurance. “We look forward to working with ISCS to expand connectivity capabilities for its SurePower Innovation platform, enabling shared insurer and MGA clients to connect to the broadest possible network of independent agents via IVANS.”
IVANS currently works with nearly 40 Agency Management System providers and connects more than 450 carriers to more than 30,000 independent insurance agencies for streamlined download, real-time data distribution, and greater access to networks. The IVANS Partner Program brings together leading third-party software providers to collaborate with IVANS to more efficiently and effectively develop and implement connectivity solutions that enable carriers, MGAs, and agencies to drive a more connected distribution channel. The IVANS Partner Program is currently comprised of IVANS Partners for Agency Solutions and IVANS Partners for Carrier Solutions.
For property and casualty (P&C) insurers and MGAs, SurePower Innovation provides a modern technology platform from which it is possible to automate core functionality, including policy, billing and claims, and additional digital operations, like business intelligence, mobile, payables, document management and agent/consumer portals. The highly-scalable, configurable nature of SurePower Innovation delivers increased agility and enhanced business continuity/disaster recovery capabilities when the suite is delivered as a complete managed SaaS solution via ISCS's SurePackage™ deployment option.
“The P&C insurance industry has made great progress toward modernizing legacy systems in the last several years, but is just starting to realize the advantages of undergoing a full digital transformation,” said Andy Scurto, president of ISCS. “Real-time connectivity between insurers and their distribution channel partners can be a significant competitive differentiator, and by working with IVANS, we are demonstrating a commitment to providing the kind of access our customers both want and need.”
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About IVANS Insurance Solutions
IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, is the property and casualty insurance industry’s exchange connecting carriers, MGAs, and agencies. IVANS open platform securely automates the exchange of policy, quote and market related information and connection opportunities. More property and casualty insurance companies rely on IVANS innovation and expertise than any other company to automate the insurance lifecycle and enable millions of people to safeguard and protect what matters most.
ISCS is the developer of SurePower Innovation®, a cloud-based modern enterprise suite for property and casualty (P&C) insurance organizations writing personal, commercial and specialty lines. SurePower Innovation extends beyond core administration (policy, billing and claims) to include reinsurance, business intelligence, document management, mobile, insurance accounting, producer/commission management, portals and more. ISCS consistently delivers SurePower Innovation as a complete, managed SaaS solution via ISCS's SurePackage™ deployment option, allowing insurers to focus on the business of insurance. For more information, visit www.iscs.com.