SOURCE: ISCS, Inc.

ISCS, Inc.

November 21, 2013 15:34 ET

Rockford Mutual Selects SaaS-Based Enterprise Suite From ISCS to Modernize Core Administration

System Selection Process Focused on Finding the Most Flexible Solution Available From a Vendor With Successful Implementation Record, Modern Delivery Models and Accessibility Options

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 21, 2013) - Insurance solutions provider ISCS is pleased to announce Rockford Mutual Insurance Company (Rockford Mutual), a Midwest regional provider of personal and commercial lines insurance, has selected ISCS's SurePower Innovation® Modern Enterprise Suite (SurePower Innovation), which will be delivered as a complete managed SaaS solution via ISCS's SurePackage deployment option, to handle all future core administration needs.

Following a comprehensive evaluation process, Rockford Mutual finalized selection of ISCS and SurePower Innovation to help reduce the overall cost of doing business and to increase agility by helping the company get to market faster with new products. In addition to expected operational efficiencies and greater ease of doing business for agents, policyholders, staff, Rockford Mutual is looking forward to a full technology refresh through ISCS, complete with enhanced user functionality and improved processing capabilities which will allow Rockford Mutual's staff to better leverage agency relationships, reduce manual workload and work smarter.

"Our goal was to acquire a system that was robust, intuitive and scalable to provide ease of doing business with Rockford Mutual Insurance and provide greater efficiencies for our agents and our associates," said Kent Shantz, COO for Rockford Mutual. "After a lengthy search and thorough review of many systems available in the market, we concluded that SurePower Innovation met nearly all our criteria outlined in our search."

"Rockford Mutual Insurance Company selected the ISCS solution because we were seeking a comprehensive enterprise technology platform that could meet the Company's current needs as well as into the foreseeable future," said William Hanby, CIO for Rockford Mutual Insurance Company. "The ISCS solution provides a complete solution covering the main business components of our operation. The ISCS solution is a state-of-the-art configuration based software platform that can scale with the growth of Rockford-Mutual Insurance Company. In addition to our products and service, it is vital that Rockford-Mutual Insurance Company has a solid technology platform that can support our Company's overall vision. The ISCS solution provides the capabilities we were seeking, including the ability to reduce operating expenses, deliver products faster, and raise our service capabilities to the superior level. The ISCS solution when fully implemented will enable us to meet these needs in a real-time manner, 24/7."

ISCS's SurePower Innovation Modern Enterprise Suite utilizes the industry's most flexible technology to automate much more than core (policy, billing and claims), including reinsurance, insurance accounting, payables, document management, producer/commission management, and agent/consumer portals. The highly-scalable, configurable platform on which SurePower Innovation modules are built enables increased agility and enhanced business continuity/disaster recovery capabilities when the suite or its components are delivered as a complete managed solution via the ISCS's SurePackage deployment option that Rockford Mutual has selected.

"When customers like Rockford Mutual choose to deploy SurePower Innovation via SurePackage, our complete managed SaaS solution, they can immediately start realizing the benefits of a cloud-based solution," said Andy Scurto, president of ISCS. "Our goal has always been to help our customers mitigate their technology risk and give them back more time to be strategic and focus on their business. We are very pleased to welcome Rockford Mutual to the ISCS family."

Rockford Mutual will roll out new functionality via SurePower Innovation to handle the company's commercial lines business first, followed immediately by all personal lines.

About ISCS
ISCS is the developer of SurePower Innovation®, a highly-scalable, configurable modern enterprise suite that mitigates risk and increases business agility for property and casualty (P&C) insurance organizations writing personal, commercial and specialty lines. Through SurePower Innovation, ISCS leverages the latest technology to automate policy, billing, claims, underwriting, reinsurance, insurance accounting, payables, document management, producer/commission management, agent/consumer portals and more. SurePower Innovation modules can be implemented independently or as a suite, and can be delivered as a complete managed SaaS solution via the ISCS SurePackage deployment option, allowing insurers to focus on the business of insurance. For more information, contact Phil Iaccarino, Director of Marketing for ISCS, at 888-901-ISCS or phil.iaccarino@iscs.com.

About Rockford Mutual Insurance Company
Rockford Mutual Insurance Company provides products and services in the states of Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana with a reputation and financial stability obtained by over 100 years of business. We are committed to the Independent Agency System and all of our business is produced through a network of local independent agents who understand the needs of their customers. For more information, please visit the company website at www.rockfordmutual.com.

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