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File-Share Firm Citrix Joins Independent Agents’ Technology Council

Citrix is the newest company partner of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America’s Agents Council for Technology (ACT). Raleigh, North Carolina-based Citrix offers ShareFile, a file storage, sync and sharing service for businesses. The company says it has …

Zywave Acquires Insurance Agency Digital Marketing Firm Intygral (Astonish)

Insurance software provider Zywave said it has completed the asset purchase of Intygral, formerly Astonish, a provider of automated marketing for property/casualty personal lines brokers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The Intygral system provides automated, industry-specific prospecting campaigns. …

Vertafore Acquires Florida-Based Agency Technology Provider QQ Solutions

Insurance software provider Vertafore, has acquired QQ Solutions, Inc., a provider of agency management systems and a comparative rater offering. The move expands Vertafore’s portfolio of agency management systems and rating products and further expands Vertafore’s rating capabilities in Texas …

Vertafore Partners to Expand Cloud, Data, Mobile Offerings

Insurance software provider Vertafore announced three new partnerships to expand its end-to-end technology offerings for the cloud, data, and mobile spaces at its user conference, NetVU15, now taking place in Indianapolis through Saturday. The company said the new partnerships are …

The Best Apps and Why for Independent Agents

There appears to be little dispute among agents about the importance of going mobile, particularly for younger clients who expect it. What’s in doubt, however, is which mobile applications, or apps, make the most sense for agents to use, both …

Ambers Named CEO by Vertafore Users Group, NetVU

Kitty Ambers has been promoted to chief executive officer of the Network of Vertafore Users (NetVU). Ambers’ responsibilities as CEO include directing and improving NetVU operations; communicating with the executive committee, board of directors, staff and Vertafore management; and acting …

Insurance Noodle Launches Integrated Facility for Allied Health Services

Insurance Noodle has launched an integrated facility for allied health services across the United States, bringing together several leading markets via a single online access point. By accessing Insurance Noodle’s proprietary technology platform, agents can simultaneously market an account to …

Young Agents Rate Flexibility, Career Growth Over Technology: Vertafore Survey

Technology is not an incentive when it comes to attracting and retaining millennials to the insurance industry but it can provide overall job satisfaction in terms of flexibility and career growth opportunities, according to a new survey released by insurance …

Trusted Choice Consumer Portal Funding Now Tops $50M

Project CAP, the organization formed to help local independent agents compete in the digital economy under the Trusted Choice brand, has raised $10 million from two additional carrier investors. The capital from the two new investors brings the total raised …

Dovetail Insurance Expands Workers Comp Product to Five Additional States

Dovetail Insurance, a supplier of cloud-based insurance product delivery services, has expanded its NetComp workers’ compensation insurance to independent agents in Virginia, and will also be adding Pennsylvania, Indiana, Michigan and Connecticut before the end of April.  As part of …