Insurance ISV Selects NaviSite
NaviSite, Inc, a leading provider of cloud enabled company hosting and application management services, articulated today that Input 1, LLC has settled on NaviSite’s SaaS hosting solution – powered by VMware – for its leading insurance industry application. Set up in 1984, Input 1 provides business process outsourcing and software solutions for the insurance premium finance industry, offering both a total outsourced model, as well as an approved, on-premise version of its software. NaviSite’s SaaS hosting, a multi-tenant solution that cost-effectively addresses needs of small and medium-sized businesses, permits Input 1 to supply its applications to a larger consumer base. NaviSite’s hosting platform is constructed on best-of-breed co. grade infrastructure, including HP blade technology and IBM storage area networking ( SAN ) providing high trustworthiness, security, and assured performance that scales as the consumer grows and needs further resources.
“NaviSite’s VMware-based SaaS hosting solution is uniquely suited to our wishes enabling us to scale our business with an infrastructure provider that’s respected and highly rated by our patrons. NaviSite’s quick implementation and flexible solution was the ideal platform for us to go to market with,” announced Jeff Greenbaum, Senior VP and CIO of Input 1.
“ISVs are quickly welcoming the SaaS model, allowing them to employ their software answers to more shoppers, with better trustworthiness and performance than on-premise or conventional co location deployments,” said Sumeet Sabharwal, SVP, SMB Hosting, NaviSite. “NaviSite’s total collection of solutions for ISVs includes consulting services, ranging from 1st architectural planning for SaaS deployments to the development and testing of SaaS application changes needed to employ secure, trustworthy solutions on our virtualized VMware server platforms or managed dedicated hosting solutions. NaviSite’s hosting solutions for SMBs are outlined by their use of VMware as a virtualization technology, with flexible options for virtual Intel-based CPUs ; virtual RAM ; SAN storage ; Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and 2003 ; and Red Hat Linux and CENTOS.
NaviSite also offers a complete set of options, including firewalls, load balancers, and disk-based backup solutions. In addition, NaviSite has many programs and partnerships, including NaviSite’s membership as a BizSpark Network Partner, to help ISVs in their transition to SaaS models.
About Input 1
Input 1, LLC is a leading provider of products and services to the insurance industry. Its focus is on insurance premium financing and installment billing for property and casualty insurance premiums. Input 1’s offerings are divided into three primary categories: (1) business process outsourcing; (2) Internet (ASP) Services; (3)consulting. Input 1 provides complete or a la carte billing services to companies located throughout the United States, Canada and the Virgin Islands. These services include the complete administration of premium finance and installment billing programs for insurance companies, managing general agents, retail agents and banks. Input 1 has approximately $400 million in annual premiums under management. Input 1’s ASP services provide online account access, point-of-sale quoting, management reporting and electronic payment services to more than one million insurance brokers and policyholders throughout North America.
NaviSite is a leading provider of cloud enabled enterprise hosting and application management services. It provides customized and scalable solutions leveraging its industry leading hosting infrastructure; full suite of managed services; and custom and packaged application life cycle management expertise. Over 1,500 customers depend on NaviSite for customized solutions delivered through its global footprint, comprising 16 state-of-the-art data centers supported by
approximately 650 professionals