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Guidewire Software Wins Two Celent XCelent Awards in EMEA

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At the Guidewire Innovation in Insurance 2015 Conference, Guidewire Software(R) (NYSE:GWRE) a provider of software products to General insurers, today announced that it has been named the winner of two 2015 XCelent Awards in Celent’s Claims Systems Vendors: EMEA P&C Insurance 20151 report which assessed 16 core claims solutions. Guidewire ClaimCenter(R) earned XCelent Awards for top performance in the Breadth of Functionality and Customer Base categories. Read the report excerpt.

The XCelent Functionality Award for the best solution in the “Breadth of Functionality” category is based on several criteria, including the power and ease of use of rules, workflow, product configuration, and document management capabilities; basic, advanced, and additional functionality for the base offering; references’ view of features and functions; and number of deployments for various personal and commercial lines of business.

The XCelent Customer Base Award for the leading solution in the “Customer Base” category considered the number of EMEA customers across various tiers and using various versions of the product; the number of EMEA customers in implementation; and the number of customers outside EMEA to select the top performer in this category.

“Guidewire ClaimCenter has been a popular choice of claims solution in Europe and South Africa in recent years,” said Craig Beattie, a senior analyst with Celent’s Insurance practice and author of the report, “particularly amongst tier 1 clients and those with complex transformation programmes.”

“In receiving these awards we would like to thank all our customers, and especially those who participated in Celent’s analysis,” commented Keith Stonell, managing director EMEA, Guidewire.

“These awards recognise the success our customers are having in transforming their businesses, and we are happy to be partners in their achievement.”

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 insurers. ClaimCenter’s flexible business rules enable claims organizations to define, enforce and continually refine their preferred claim handling practices in order to optimize 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 stand-alone system or as part of Guidewire InsuranceSuiteTM, and can be integrated to an insurer’s legacy systems or third-party applications.

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 InsuranceSuiteTM 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 Follow us on twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

NOTE: Guidewire, Guidewire Software, Guidewire ClaimCenter, Guidewire PolicyCenter, Guidewire BillingCenter, are registered trademarks of Guidewire Software, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

1 Claims System Vendors – EMEA P&C Insurance 2015, Celent, Craig Beattie, February, 2015.

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