Press Release

Insurance Technologies Named 2010 Microsoft Gold Certified Partner 6th year in a row

June 29, 2010
Colorado Springs, CO

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (June 29, 2010) – Insurance Technologies LLC, a leading provider of point-of-sale illustration software to the insurance and financial services industries, announces that it has re-qualified as a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for the sixth consecutive year and continues its long association with the world's leading operating system provider.

To achieve Gold Partner status Insurance Technologies was required to provide excellent customer references and demonstrate deep technical competency implementing Microsoft platform technologies. The Microsoft Gold accreditation is only awarded to partners that have a proven level of competence for their staff, processes and services. In addition Microsoft requires partners to re-qualify on an annual basis to ensure service levels and expertise remain consistently high.

"Our association with Microsoft is among our most prized corporate assets because of the exponential value it represents for our shared customers" said David Fenimore, EVP, Engineering & CIO for Insurance Technologies. "This certification supports our commitment towards excellence, and continued belief in strong relationships delivering even stronger business results. We wouldn't have achieved this certification status without the strong recommendations provided by our valued clients. Our commitment to delivering the highest level of technology and customer support is evident in the customer recommendations we received."

As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Insurance Technologies has access to the tools and support they need to assure their customers receive superior products and services. In achieving Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status, Insurance Technologies has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft Technologies and a proven ability to meet customers' needs.

"Insurance companies today are continually looking for partners that can help them implement IT solutions that align with their business needs," said Bill Hartnett, general manager, U.S. Insurance Industry Solutions, Microsoft. "Insurance Technologies is an example of a company that has successfully continued to meet these customer needs, acting as a strategic advisor and demonstrating expertise in using Microsoft technologies."

Insurance Technologies' products are built using the latest Microsoft technologies, delivering complete selling power for their clients. From needs analysis, asset allocation and sales concepts to illustrations, hypos, and application processing, ForeSight™ is the premier illustration system continuously chosen by top carriers over its competitors for its robust features, ease of use, and simplicity. VisibleChoice®, Insurance Technologies latest multi-carrier annuity sales platform with over 800 active annuity products, allows advisors the ability to rapidly compare, illustrate, and sell all annuity products eliminating the need for product familiarity through its' intelligent design.

About Insurance Technologies   (www.insurancetechnologies.com)
Based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Insurance Technologies LLC offers point-of-sale illustration software to the insurance and financial services industries. Insurance Technologies award-winning product, ForeSight™, supports all product types, including Life, Annuities, Critical Illness, DI, and LTC – all on a single mobile platform. Our latest innovation VisibleChoice® is a multi-carrier annuity sales platform designed to leverage multiple annuity products and features. Together, they improve point-of-sale effectiveness and help close more sales quickly.