Naperville, IL , January 12, 2011 – Instec announced today that it has once again received Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status, with a specific competency in Windows 7. Instec has been a Microsoft Certified Solution Provider since 1994 and was first certified as a Gold Certified Partner in 2001. As a Gold Certified Partner, Instec has demonstrated expertise with its flagship product, quicksolver 3, with Microsoft solutions. Additionally, Instec has proven the ability to consistently execute efficiently and effectively to meet clients’ objectives.
“Instec and Microsoft have had a long-standing, solid relationship built on the premise of delivering well-engineered, practical software and services,” said Colin Cole, Chief Technology Strategist of Insurance for Microsoft. “The Instec team,” Cole continues, “serves as an expert at translating technology into the language of the commercial P&C industry so carriers and MGAs can bring new programs to market faster, spend less time on routine maintenance, and ensure system uptime.”
Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive access to an extensive set of benefits, including early access to the latest Microsoft software, technical advisory services that Instec can leverage for its clients’ benefits, as well as other additional business support from Microsoft.
“We’ve been a strategic partner with Microsoft for close to two decades,” said Pat Walsh, VP of Sales and Marketing for Instec. “The biggest benefit for us and our customers is the ability to deliver reliable technology coupled with expert advisors.”
Instec is a leading provider of software and services to the Commercial Property and Casualty insurance industry. Founded in 1982, Instec’s flagship product, quicksolver, is a best-of-breed rating and policy administration solution that supports the full lifecycle for all major lines of business, in all 50 states, and with native bureau rate, rules, forms, and statistical content. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Instec delivers insurance software solutions that enable our clients to drive competitive advantages in rating, issuing, and reporting to maximize profitability. For more information,