Dominion of Canada General Insurance Implements Applied Systems WARP

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Toronto, Ontario – October 17, 2006 – The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company announced that brokers using The Agency Manager (TAM)® across Canada now have access to The Dominion�s Broker Portal Update and Broker Portal Inquiry websites through Applied Systems WARP technology.

With a single click, brokers can now log in to either policy website, thanks to implementation of a data bridge transaction from TAM to The Dominion�s sites using WARP, Applied Systems� real-time technology. This integration gives brokers quick access to current policy information for The Dominion policyholders, allowing brokers to respond faster to insureds� queries and requests.

�The Dominion�s focus is on making it easy for our brokers to do business with us,� said Steve Whitelaw, vice president of Product Development for The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company. �Implementation of WARP technology will provide valuable time-saving for our brokers, and is an important step in our larger �Ease of Doing Business� initiative.�

�With this implementation, The Dominion and WARP are leveraging CSIO XML standards in bringing new efficiencies to the broker-carrier relationship,� said Doug Johnston, Applied Systems executive vice president of Interface Services.

About The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company

The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company, Canadian owned and operated, has been serving Canadians since 1887, when Sir John A. Macdonald became the company�s first president. Since then, the company has grown to be one of the country�s largest property and casualty insurers with over $1 billion in premiums. The Dominion�s car, home and business insurance products are distributed solely through independent brokers. The company�s priorities are to be financially sound, to deliver outstanding claims service through staff who care about policyholders and to maintain stable pricing and underwriting. After 119 years in the business, The Dominion understands that earning and maintaining the goodwill of policyholders, brokers and employees is key to long-term success. Get to know The Dominion. Visit us at

About Applied Systems, Inc.

Applied Systems, Inc. , is the world leader in insurance agency and broker management system software. The company develops and supports products and services for accounting, customer, policy, claims management, and all related agency functions. More than 125,000 users in 10,000 agencies of every size and complexity level use Applied Systems technology and services. The company leads the industry in agency/carrier real-time and batch communication solutions. Applied Systems automates insurance transactions at every distribution level from consumer through carrier, providing technical support and professional services to maximize customers� return on investment. Applied Systems Canada sells and supports TAM to brokers whose collective book of business represents 50 percent of the nation�s premiums.