Guidewire Software Adds IBM DB2 Support for Claims Management

Guidewire Software Adds IBM DB2 Support for Claims Management

Property/Casualty insurers have a new way to improve data availability, optimize performance and help reduce operational costs

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYS: GWRE) a provider of software products to Property/Casualty (P/C) insurers, today announced that it will add support for IBM® DB2® Linux, UNIX and Windows database software for Guidewire ClaimCenter® 8. The addition expands the database system options available to Guidewire ClaimCenter customers.

"We are pleased to expand our database support options for customers as they embark on their claims transformation journeys," said Ben Brantley, chief technology officer, Guidewire Software. "In addition to offering customers the option of running on DB2, those insurers already running DB2 will now have the ability to implement ClaimCenter without needing to change their relational database management system. We are pleased to work with IBM to support our mutual customers in this way."

"Insurers are among the most demanding organizations when it comes to fast, reliable, and secure data management, and use of analytics to optimize business results," said Sean Poulley, vice president, databases and warehousing, IBM Software Group. "Guidewire solutions already run on a wide range of IBM hardware and software platforms including Power Systems and the AIX operating system, System x, and WebSphere Application Server. We are excited that insurers running their business with ClaimCenter are now able to leverage the unique power of DB2 for reliable transaction speed."

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 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 Property/Casualty insurers around the world have selected Guidewire. For more information, please visit Follow us on twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

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