The Insurance Megavendor: New Hopes for Insurance Software

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Summary

For years, CSC was the only megavendor for insurance software, but that is changing. New entrants continue to emerge, offering life insurers and property and casualty insurers new options to obtain pre-integrated software and to reduce the number of vendors to manage.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • 1.0 CSC: The Longtime Market Leader in P&C and Life Insurance Solutions
    • 2.0 The Challengers: Suite Vendors Growing Through Acquisitions
      • 2.1 SunGard
      • 2.2 Fiserv
    • 3.0 P&C Challengers: Single-Market-Focused Competitors
      • 3.1 Insurity-ChoicePoint
    • 4.0 Life Challengers: Single-Market-Focused Competitors
      • 4.1 EDS Solcorp
    • 5.0 New Challengers Entering the Market
      • 5.1 Accenture
      • 5.2 Oracle
      • 5.3 SAP
      • 5.4 Skywire Software
    • 6.0 Making the Decision: Best-of-Breed vs. Suite Vendors?
    • 7.0 Risks in Taking the Suite Approach
    • 8.0 Recommendations
  • Recommended Reading
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