July 23, 2009 (Toronto, ON and Saint John, NB) – Aviva Canada Inc., one of Canada�s leading providers of home, auto and business insurance, announced today that broker connectivity with the Aviva Portal will be enhanced via Brovada Technologies Inc.�s Nexisys solution. Single Sign On and Inquiry functionalities are now available for personal lines for Aviva Pilot, Aviva Traders and Aviva Elite in Ontario and the West and Atlantic regions.
In Alberta and Ontario, Aviva Canada also becomes one of the first carriers to offer New Business and Endorsement functionalities. Brokers will now be able to begin and end transactions in their own management systems.
By interfacing with Brovada Nexisys, Aviva Canada gives brokers quick and easy access to its web portal. In addition to Single Sign On and Inquiry, Aviva Canada�s brokers will also be able to take advantage of Nexisys Password Management.
“Aviva Canada is committed to making it easier for brokers to do business with us. With our Portal and integration tools, such as Brovada’s Nexisys product, we are well on our way to delivering on our commitment,” said Debora Hendrickson, Senior Vice President Operations, Aviva Canada.
Nexisys is a Broker Carrier Connectivity solution that connects Broker Management Systems to Insurer Systems for processing Inquiry, New Business and Endorsement transactions all in real time, eliminating the need to re-key data.
“Brovada set out from day one to provide brokers enhanced connectivity and productivity, all with the end goal of single entry. We continue to execute on that strategy and are pleased to add Aviva to our Nexisys supported companies,” states Karl Greenlaw, CEO of Brovada. He goes on to say: “By utilizing industry standardized data formatting and standards based data transmission or equivalent, Brovada ensures the optimum connectivity possible for its customers.”
About Aviva Canada
Aviva Canada Inc. is one of the leading Property and Casualty insurance groups in Canada, providing home, automobile and business insurance to more than three million customers. Our group of companies has more than 3,300 employees, 40 locations and more than 3,000 independent broker partners. Aviva Canada Inc.�s products and services are delivered across the country through its operating entities: Aviva Pilot; Aviva Traders; Aviva Elite; Aviva Scottish & York; Aviva Insurance Company of Canada; and S&Y Insurance Company. Aviva Canada Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based Aviva plc, the world�s fifth largest insurance group. Please visit us at www.avivacanada.com or www.changeinsurance.ca.
Brovada is a software provider specializing in business process integration, system conversions, legacy system integrations, and broker connectivity. Brovada has extensive knowledge of the standards within the insurance sector and its expertise is often sought by leading insurers to expedite the transition of data between systems. Brovada’s products result in substantial ROI for existing systems by harnessing their existing business logic and by supplementing them with needed functionality in a cost effective manner. Brovada has offices in Toronto, Moncton and Saint John, NB. For more information please visit www.brovada.com.