Insurance Technologies awarded Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Certifications

October 22, 2009
Colorado Springs, CO

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (October 19, 2009) – Insurance Technologies LLC, a leading provider of point-of-sale illustration software to the insurance and financial services industries, announces its certifications for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Insurance Technologies is among the first in its industry to announce both “Compatible with Windows 7” logo certification and the “Works with Windows Server 2008 R2” certification. These certifications give carriers a high level of confidence that Insurance Technologies’ ForeSight™ 5.0 is compatible with the newest Microsoft OS to better meet the expanding needs of their advisors.

The “Compatible with Windows 7” certification program is designed to measure product readiness to perform on the next-generation operating system; only software products that meet or exceed Microsoft’s standards for compatibility and reliability receive this certification. Achieving Windows 7 logo certification is based on extensive analysis and input from domain experts and feedback from Microsoft’s OEM, ISV and independent hardware vendor (IHV) partners on the challenges they and their customers face.

“Microsoft is pleased to count Insurance Technologies among the earliest partners to earn Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 certifications,” said Bolt LaMotte, U.S. insurance partner strategist, Microsoft Corp. “This certification of products is granted after passing a series of rigorous testing. Through certification, customers are assured a reliable experience.”

Windows Server 2008 R2 new virtualization tools, web resources, management enhancements, and exciting Windows 7 integration help save time, reduce costs, and provide a platform for a dynamic and efficiently managed data center while providing greater control, increased efficiency, and the ability to react to front-line business needs faster than ever before.

“We are pleased to be among the first in the industry to receive the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 certifications as it shows our commitment in putting our customers’ needs as a top priority” said Ron Shouse, CTO Insurance Technologies. “With these certifications, our clients can be confident that our products are able to take advantage of the usability, security and performance gains within the new Windows 7 environment.”

With the price of hardware continuing to drop, Insurance Technologies realizes that more and more consumers will be purchasing new equipment with 64 bit versions of Windows 7, preloaded. With the “Compatible with Windows 7” certification, Insurance Technologies is confident their flagship product, Insurance Technologies’ ForeSight™ 5.0, will continue to provide a great user experience on both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of the operating system.

About Insurance Technologies (
Based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Insurance Technologies LLC offers point-of-sale illustration software to the insurance and financial services industries. Insurance Technologies award-winning product, ForeSight™, supports all product types, including Life, Annuities, Critical Illness, DI, and LTC – all on a single mobile platform. Our latest innovation VisibleChoice® is a multi-carrier annuity sales platform designed to leverage multiple annuity products and features. Together, they improve point-of-sale effectiveness and help close more sales quickly.

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