edge IPK Crosses the Pond with U.S. Insurance Market Launch at IASA

June 9, 2009 by · Comments Off on edge IPK Crosses the Pond with U.S. Insurance Market Launch at IASA 

Web Hosting ToolsOrlando, FL – From the IASA Annual Conference, edge IPK, a provider of insurance specific Web portal solutions, today announced that it is expanding to the U.S. insurance market with the immediate availability of edgeConnect. Coinciding with the U.S. introduction of edge IPK and edgeConnect, edge IPK has also established its U.S. operation headquartered in Farmington, CT.

A mature offering, first introduced in 2002 with version 4.5 announced earlier in 2009, edgeConnect is an Open Presentation Platform (OPP). The edgeConnect OPP enables carriers and brokers to create, visualise and deploy customised Web Applications that support white labeling, multiple channels and internationalisation. These Web applications leverage existing legacy environments providing a cost effective, low risk approach that will meet the demands of a changing market. Read more

edge IPK Wins ACORD Accomplishment Award for eForms Innovation

May 18, 2009 by · Comments Off on edge IPK Wins ACORD Accomplishment Award for eForms Innovation 

Webmaster ToolsHungerford, UK – edge IPK, the leader in SOA presentation layer technology, today announced that it has won the “Early Adopter eForms Award” at the 2009 ACORD Awards with its London Market endorsement application. edge IPK fought off stiff competition to win the prestigious Accomplishment Award, demonstrating potential market savings of $18.9 million annually through its prototype application.

The ACORD awards focus on the development of innovative implementations that highlight business value and business opportunities between trading partners. edge IPK was asked by ACORD to create a prototype web based application using its flagship platform, edgeConnect, aimed at the London Market. edge IPK’s end goal was to create a Mid-Term Adjustment (MTA) schema which could be adopted by ACORD as a basis for transmitting electronic policy adjustment requests (based on the Market Reform Contract) from brokers to insurers, and to allow insurers to efficiently process broker requests and accept, decline or negotiate the MTA. It was following the success of this solution that led edge IPK to be recognised in the “Accomplishment” Category and more specifically, successfully win the “Early Adopter Award- eForms”. Read more