SOURCE: OneShield, Inc.

OneShield, Inc.

May 03, 2011 11:15 ET

OneShield Announces Partnership With Orpheus

Leading Policy Management Solution Provider Enters ANZ Market With Established Integration Partner Providing Local Support

WESTBOROUGH, MA and MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - May 3, 2011) - OneShield, Inc., the developer of OneShield Dragon®, an innovatively modern, rules- and tools-based, data-driven policy management solution, is pleased to announce a formal partnership with Orpheus Associates PTY LTD, a leading IT consulting practice, specializing in insurance systems implementations for general insurance carriers in Australia and New Zealand.

"We have received several requests to engage with general insurers in Australia based on our impeccable track record in North America," said Liza Smith, general manager for OneShield global strategy division. "Maintaining our successful implementation record as we expand into new markets is imperative and by partnering with a proven firm in the region, we ensure our customers have local support and subject matter expertise on hand."

OneShield Dragon is a tools-based, data-driven insurance underwriting, policy administration, rating and workflow system for personal, commercial and specialty lines of business. Based on proven insurance practices and a well-defined data model, Dragon provides configurable and modifiable options to meet today's goals and to adapt to future demands. With broad experience across insurance platform selection, customer communications management and integrated system design, Orpheus has the skills and experience to assist companies in Australia and New Zealand with Dragon implementations.

"OneShield has proven they can reduce operational risk, drive down total cost of ownership for solutions and enable carriers to roll out new products quickly and easily on the Dragon platform," said Steve Pryce, commercial director at Orpheus. "With Orpheus providing localisation expertise, we're committed to delivering these benefits to the Australian and New Zealand market."

For further information, please contact Meaghan Kenagy at +1.508.475.0188 or mkenagy@oneshield.comor contact Orpheus at +61 (0) 3 9988 4123 or oneshield@orpheus.net.au.

About OneShield
OneShield provides browser-based solutions to automate the sales and service of insurance and bond products for insurance carriers, major brokers, and managing general agents. Its flagship product, OneShield Dragon®, is a tools-based, data-driven insurance underwriting, policy administration, billing, business intelligence, rating and workflow engine. Dragon provides configurable and modifiable options to meet today's goals and to adapt to future demands. OneShield has offices in Westborough, MA, Glastonbury, CT and Gurgaon, India. For additional information, visit www.oneshield.com

About Orpheus
Orpheus is an Australian IT consulting practice that specialises in insurance systems implementations. With broad experience across insurance platform selection, implementation, customer communications management and integrated system design, Orpheus has the skills and background to assist companies in Australia and New Zealand with their OneShield implementations. For additional information, visit www.orpheus.net.au

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