SOURCE: SilverPlume

May 02, 2008 09:07 ET

SilverPlume Introduces ClientConnect for Property and Casualty

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - May 2, 2008) - SilverPlume Reference Systems, the leader in insurance technology and information solutions, today released ClientConnect™ P&C for property and casualty agents. ClientConnect P&C allows agencies to offer innovative online communication solutions and a risk management center to commercial lines insurance buyers.

"SilverPlume is responding to a challenge from our 2,500 agency subscribers to develop an affordable solution to help them deliver a higher level of professional, value-added services," said Eric Maki, senior product manager, SilverPlume. "Agents can offer ClientConnect P&C as a trusted risk management resource to their clients. Leveraging technology to help companies make more informed decisions about their risk portfolio really gets to the core of what it means to be a successful insurance professional today."

ClientConnect is an innovative, affordable and easy-to-use communication solution, risk management resource and employee benefits and administration tool. By delivering up-to-date content from SilverPlume, ClientConnect significantly reduces the time and overhead normally spent maintaining insurance or benefits sites. ClientConnect includes three portals: broker, client and employee. The robust functionality provides the ability to:

--  Leverage affordable technology as a competitive advantage
--  Save time and reduce overhead through automation
--  Provide solutions and additional resources to all clients
--  Launch multiple custom client sites in minutes with optional employee
    access
--  Access electronic documents, risk management resources and compliance
    content
--  Continually provide current content and frequent client communication
    with a few keystrokes
    

"Large agencies with extensive resources frequently offer additional services to their customers as a way to differentiate themselves," said Shaun McNeill, vice president, SilverPlume sales and marketing. "Offering value-added services is not a new idea. ClientConnect P&C can level the playing field for mid-size agencies with an affordable way to compete in the marketplace."

ClientConnect P&C saves agents time by delivering policy archives and certificates of insurance through each client's secure site, as well as provides access to current content from respected industry publishers. Highlights of content included in ClientConnect P&C:

--  Forms, policies and checklists
--  Practical risk management guides
--  Industry-specific occupational safety programs
--  OSHA resources
--  Commercial vehicle and fleet management information
--  Crime prevention resources
--  Fire prevention information
--  Emergency planning and business continuation resources
--  U.S. law and legal references
    

For more information on ClientConnect, please visit www.silverplume.com.

About SilverPlume

SilverPlume, a Vertafore company, is the insurance industry's premier provider of aggregated insurance information, client communications and comparative rating solutions. SilverPlume provides an unparalleled depth and breadth of information to over 3,000 agencies, brokers, insurance companies and reinsurers. Visit SilverPlume at www.silverplume.com or call 800.677.4442 for more information.

SilverPlume and ClientConnect are trademarks of Vertafore, Inc. The names of actual companies, business units and products mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective owners.