Strategic Insurance Software Announces Partnership with NxTech
April 29, 2014
Strategic Insurance Software (SIS), the maker of Partner XE, an agency management system for independent agents, has entered into a partnership with NxTech, Inc., a provider of P&C interface and data integration solutions.
Leveraging NxTech’s ConneXt technology, NxTech and SIS are working to build a web services interface that can easily be implemented by carriers and software providers alike.
ConneXt is the NxTech software suite that facilitates all Agency Interface implementations. It is the foundation for data translations, form rendering, presentation, and data enhancement. ConneXt is based on a reusable component framework easily allowing for the build of individual applications all the way to a fully integrated corporate data infrastructure.
Thanks to the pact, Partner XE users will now be able to provide customer and prospect self-service portals using information stored in Partner XE; Better integrate with the best of breed technology tools and Reduce costs by eliminating unneeded middleware and increasing direct real time data exchange and communication capabilities with carriers.
“Our partnership with NxTech fits into our goal to be always looking for ways to improve the productivity and efficiency of our agency partners,” said Paul Fuller, EVP of product management for SIS, in a statement.
Fuller said that the improvements to Partner XE made possible by NxTech’s technology will help agencies improve the way they communicate with customers, staff, and insurance companies.
Thad Bauer, president of NxTech said that NxTech is pleased to be working with SIS to create the ACORD XML that will be passed in and out of Partner XE.
Bauer said that ACORD XML and the approach of directly tying it to the Partner XE database will play a key role in allowing SIS to provide new functionality to agents, as well as simplifying integrations.
“NxTech’s industry and technology expertise combined with the flexibility and capability of ConneXt and the NxTech team is a perfect complement to our passion to serve independent agencies with innovative and easy to use technology solutions,” said Alex Deak, CEO of SIS.
Earlier in February, Agencyport Software and NxTech, Inc., two leading providers of agency/company workflow solutions to property and casualty insurance carriers, had announced they have teamed to further help carriers streamline and optimize policy distribution workflow with their agency partners.
Edited by Maurice Nagle