Amerisure Insurance Selects Guidewire System for Claims Management

  Amerisure Insurance Selects Guidewire System for Claims Management

   Guidewire ClaimCenter® to enhance operational efficiencies and customer
                             service capabilities

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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. & FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- November 12, 2013

Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company, a Property/Casualty (P/C) commercial
insurer, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software
products to P/C insurers, today announced that Amerisure has selected
Guidewire ClaimCenter® as its new claims management system. ClaimCenter will
be deployed to all of Amerisure’s lines of business, including Workers’
Compensation, in all of its Core Service Centers.

Amerisure sought an updated system that would give it new capabilities to help
it more efficiently and effectively deliver on the service commitments to its
customers (agencies) from both a business and technology perspective.

“We selected ClaimCenter for a variety of reasons including its robust feature
set, its versatility, and the fact that we will be able to configure it to
meet our needs and support our unique service model,” said Shawn O’Rourke,
vice president and chief information officer, Amerisure.

ClaimCenter will enable Amerisure to:

  *Improve the quality of service provided to agencies;
  *Leverage a modern platform to consolidate and standardize claims handling
    systems and processes; and
  *Obtain better visibility into claims handling operations.

“We welcome Amerisure to the Guidewire family as a ClaimCenter customer,” said
Steve Sherry, group vice president, Americas Sales, Guidewire Software. “We
admire Amerisure’s commitment to exceptional service and look forward to
helping them best serve their customers’ needs.”

Guidewire ClaimCenter® is a leading end-to-end claims management system, built
from the ground up to meet the specific needs of today’s General
(Property/Casualty) Insurers. ClaimCenter’s flexible business rules enable
claims organisations to define, enforce, and continually refine their
preferred claim handling practices in order to optimise and monitor their
claim processes. ClaimCenter is in use by insurers of all sizes across all
product lines to improve speed and accuracy, reduce loss adjustment expense,
and enable proactive management of claims. ClaimCenter is available as a
standalone system or as part of the Guidewire InsuranceSuite™, and can be
integrated to an insurer’s legacy systems or third party applications.

About Amerisure

Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company, a stock insurer, is a property and
casualty insurance company with experience insuring American businesses since
1912. Amerisure and its affiliates target mid-sized commercial enterprises in
manufacturing, construction and healthcare through strategically located Core
Service Centers across the United States. For more information, visit
www.amerisure.com.

About Guidewire Software

Guidewire builds software products that help General (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 150 General (Property/Casualty) insurers around the
world have selected Guidewire. For more information, please visit
www.guidewire.com. Follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

NOTE: Guidewire, Guidewire Software, Guidewire ClaimCenter, Guidewire
PolicyCenter, Guidewire BillingCenter, Guidewire InsuranceSuite, Guidewire
PartnerConnect, Guidewire SolutionConnect, Guidewire Live, Live Inside, Before
& After, Claim Canvas, Viewpoint, Deliver Insurance Your Way, and the
Guidewire logo are trademarks, service marks, or registered trademarks of
Guidewire Software, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

Contact:

Guidewire Software, Inc.
Diana Stott, +1 650-356-4941
Director, Communications
dstott@guidewire.com
or
Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company
Eric Turmel, +1 248-426-7914
Corporate Communications & Marketing Coordinator
eturmel@amerisure.com
 
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