(PRWEB UK) 1 October 2012
Version 1, Ireland’s leading IT Consulting and Managed Services company, and TIA Technology, a global supplier of integrated software solutions for the insurance industry, today (27th September 2012), announced a strategic partnership to deliver leading edge solutions to the Irish Insurance and Financial Services sector.
The partnership brings together TIA’s integrated suite of core insurance applications with Version 1’s local systems implementation expertise and managed services capability to provide complete end-to-end solutions for the insurance market.
Commenting on the partnership, TIA Sales Director Niels Trzecieski said “We chose Version 1 as our partner due to its proven track record of systems implementation within Financial Services. Their local market knowledge, technical expertise and systems delivery and support capability means we can offer an unrivalled insurance solution to the Irish market.”
Donal McCarthy, Version 1 Head of Financial Services Sector, said, “We have experienced strong growth in our Financial Services Practice in the last few years and our customer base now includes many of the leading insurers in the market. The partnership with TIA offers our Financial Services customers a roadmap for their legacy systems. We expect to announce our first joint deal shortly, with future rollouts in Ireland and the UK anticipated.”
TIA Technology's business model places a strong emphasis on specialisation and relies on a network of expert partners around the world to provide TIA customers with a choice of skills and access to both local or global insight. Version 1 is a welcome addition to the global network of TIA Partners.
About Version 1
Version 1 provides complete end-to-end IT solutions and employs 300 staff at its Dublin headquarters and offices in Cork and Belfast. The company has grown strongly in recent years and announced in May a significant expansion in Belfast, supported by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund, which will create 26 highly skilled IT jobs in a new Oracle Competency Centre. The announcement was made in Belfast alongside Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Arlene Foster MLP. An Oracle Platinum Partner and Microsoft Country Partner of the Year 2011, Version 1 has extensive expertise across a range of technologies and in depth experience within the Financial, Public, Utilities, Pharmaceutical, Retail, Education and Health sectors. Version 1 has received a number of prestigious awards recently including IT Project of the Year at the ICT Excellence Awards, the Great Place to Work Best Large Workplace Award, the CIPD HR Leadership & Innovation Award and the Deloitte Best Managed Company Award. (http://www.version1.com/)
About TIA Technology
TIA offers the industry’s most flexible and comprehensive integrated suite of core insurance applications for property/casualty and composite insurers. Awarded the XCelent 2011 Customer Base Award for more than 60 customers and 30.000 daily users in 30 countries, TIA helps insurers across the globe to respond faster to market changes, reduce risk, maximize results, boost productivity and deliver the best possible customer experience. Built as a modern customer-centric software package, TIA is simple to deploy and customize for any line of business. In addition, the TIA solution easily integrates with any system and scales across languages, organizations and channels. The global TIA partner network of more than 1000 implementation specialists provide local knowledge and specialized solutions while securing fast, on-schedule and within-budget implementations. Speed up your insurance business. (http://www.tiatechnology.com/)