Kent & Essex brings inquiry to their brokers

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Brovada’s NexExchange provides real-time solution

Toronto, ON � April 18, 2012 � Kent & Essex Mutual Insurance Company has started its roll-out of Brovada’s real-time inquiry solution allowing brokers to request policy, billing, and claims inquiries for all lines of business.

“We’re excited to equip our brokers with leading-edge technology,” said Joanne Vansevenant, President and CEO of Kent and Essex, “We are executing a vision and this first step positions us for future growth.”

Using both Brovada’s NexExchange and NexCenter, Kent & Essex will allow their brokers to request real-time snapshots of critical policy, billing and claims information.

“The solution is really simple to use,” says Charles Samolczyk, Vice President of Insurer Sales for Brovada. “Brokers can quickly request a summary of the policy information in a couple of clicks launching directly from within their BMS.”

Development and internal testing was finished in less than two months thanks, in part, to Brovada’s familiarity with IBS™ (Insurance Business Solution™), the policy administration system shared by Kent & Essex and other farm mutual companies.

NexExchange is Brovada’s carrier-side software solution that provides a web service interface to a carrier’s PAS (policy administration system). NexCenter is a client application that provides connectivity between the broker’s BMS (broker management system) and an insurer’s system/portal.

About Kent & Essex

Kent & Essex Mutual Insurance company is a financially secure mutual insurance company devoted to providing quality insurance products and caring, professional service to our policyholders. We are proud to serve Chatham-Kent and Essex County with brokers located throughout Southwestern Ontario. Kent & Essex Mutual Insurance Company specializes in farm, residential, and automobile insurance to ensure our policyholders’ safety and personal well-being. www.kentessexmutual.comc using on the right concepts, we will hit the proverbial �hole in one’ and achieve the true once-and-done model.

About Brovada

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. 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.