Majesco Extends Cloud Platform for Core Insurance Software on IBM Cloud Softlayer
Customers can now leverage Majesco market-leading insurance software on a choice of public or private cloud
New York City — July 21, 2015 — Majesco (NYSE MKT: MJCO), a global provider of core insurance software, consulting and services for insurance business transformation, has made its entire portfolio of property and casualty (P&C) insurance software products available to customers in a public cloud via the IBM Cloud. Majesco Billing, which supports both P&C and life and annuity (L&A) lines of business, is included in this launch, offering a unique customer-centric cloud based billing option for the industry.
By making its products available on IBM Cloud’s SoftLayer infrastructure, Majesco enables insurers to implement its core insurance software solutions in a secure, scalable, validated and proven environment as a viable option for their business transformation journey.
Commenting on the development, Ed Ossie, Chief Operating Officer at Majesco said, “We are pleased to extend our working relationship with IBM that has been evolving over a number of years. Working with IBM will help insurers transform their business with a modern core solution that can be deployed on a proven and tested environment. We’ve already seen our customers benefit with positive operational and strategic results from the private cloud approach.”
Majesco’s new offering builds on an existing foundation and experience in providing private cloud / hosting services for over 20 customers. This new capability with a public/hybrid cloud turnkey solution offers customers an even broader value proposition with the flexibility to scale based on their operational and strategic needs.
“The combination of Majesco’s software solutions and IBM Cloud’s SoftLayer platform provide our clients with a flexible, scalable, and secure global infrastructure allowing them to tap into data centers in specific countries and regions,” said Patricia Hamilton, VP of insurance strategy and transformation for IBM. “Insurers can fine-tune their cloud solution and rapidly deploy new servers and services to reach end users even faster.”
“Not surprisingly, the level of carrier interest in cloud computing continues to increase”, says Karlyn Carnahan, a research director with Celent’s insurance practice. “Cloud computing promises tremendous flexibility, tempting economic advantages, and unending operational efficiencies. To that end, leading service providers continue to invest in offering reliable, well managed cloud services to meet their customer needs.”
Majesco enables insurance business transformation for approximately 140 insurance customers by providing solutions which include software, consulting and services.
Our customers are insurers, MGA’s and other risk providers from the Property and Casualty, Life, Annuity and Group insurance segments worldwide. Majesco delivers proven software solutions, consulting and services in the core insurance areas such as policy, billing, claims, distribution management, BI/ analytics, digital, application management, cloud and more. For more details on Majesco, please visit www.majesco.com.
Ashwin Rodrigues Director — Global Marketing
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Tara Dilzer Alexander
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