BOLIVAR, Mo., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Duck Creek Technologies, Inc., a provider of innovative software and services for the insurance industry, announced today that it has signed a partnership agreement with Syntel, Inc., a global information technology services and Knowledge Process Outsourcing firm. Syntel is the first Preferred System Integrator (SI) Partner in Duck Creek's new SI Partnership Program.
As a Preferred SI Partner, Syntel will provide integration services in conjunction with Duck Creek implementations. The Preferred SI Partner program is part of Duck Creek's strategic direction – to build preferred relationships with world-class System Integrators, while strengthening the implementation model and enabling the scalability of Duck Creek products.
"Duck Creek will continue to grow as more companies look to replace legacy systems with modern technology. We are refining our implementation model as the number of services engagements we have increases," commented Steve Hall, Duck Creek's President and CEO. "This partnership will enhance the capabilities of our services team, providing increased value to our customers."
"Insurers can gain real competitive advantage with modernized systems," said Syntel CEO and President Prashant Ranade. "Duck Creek Technologies provides transformation and modernization with simple, powerful products that offer a compelling mix of functionality and economy. Syntel's global reach, deep industry knowledge, and strong technical expertise will be tremendous assets in Duck Creek system integrations. We are excited to partner with such an innovative leader in the insurance space."
About Duck Creek Technologies®
Duck Creek Technologies, Inc. is a provider of innovative software and services to the insurance industry, providing next-generation policy administration, product configuration and definition, billing, and rating for the Property & Casualty and Healthcare insurance markets. Duck Creek® is dedicated to enabling customers to develop insurance products and to sell and service those products in their chosen markets with unprecedented speed to market, flexibility, reach, and quality. Founded in 2000, Duck Creek is headquartered in Bolivar, Missouri, and has multiple offices within the United States and its subsidiary, Duck Creek Technologies Europe, Ltd., has an office in the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.duckcreektech.com or call 866-382-5832.
Syntel (Nasdaq: SYNT) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) solutions spanning the entire lifecycle of business and information systems and processes. The company is driven by its mission to create new opportunities for clients by harnessing the passion, talent, and innovation of Syntel employees worldwide. Syntel leverages dedicated Centers of Excellence, a flexible Global Delivery Model, and a strong track record of building collaborative client partnerships to create sustainable business advantage for Global 2000 organizations. Syntel is assessed at SEI CMMi Level 5, and is ISO 27001 and ISO 9001:2000 certified. As of March 31, 2011, Syntel employed more than 17,600 people worldwide. To learn more, visit us at: www.syntelinc.com/duckcreek.
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