10/01/2021 | Press release | Archived content
As testament to its drive to modernise and digitalise the insurance industry, SilverBridge was one of three finalists in the Industry Solution FSI Partner of the Year category at the recent 2021 Microsoft South Africa Partner Awards.
"In recent years, SilverBridge has made tremendous progress working with Microsoft on our solutions for modernisation, digitalisation, and intelligently automation for the long-term insurance market. We are a proud Microsoft partner and have built a world-class suite of insurance and financial services solutions on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. Furthermore, SilverBridge has successfully implemented these solutions for several local insurers," says Lee Kuyper, Deputy Chief Executive Officer at SilverBridge.
"The pandemic has made the need for modernisation, digitalisation, and intelligent automation a business imperative for the financial services industry. SilverBridge has seen a significant increase in demand for its solutions because of this which has coincided well with the shift to the cloud which we have undertaken with Microsoft," says Kuyper.
Kuyper says the work done last year to get customers onboard with this approach, for which they were recognised by Microsoft, is just the beginning and provides the organisation with enormous scope for growth across existing and new customer segments and markets.
"Many companies have focused on short-term effectiveness in 2020, really just to ensure that business could continue to operate. Now that decision-makers are realising this cloud-centric, digital approach will be part of the business landscape for good, they are looking to leverage what SilverBridge offers for more long-term gain and optimisation. The partnership between SilverBridge and Microsoft enables us to assist customers to do this as we take them into the future of where technology is going," concludes Kuyper."