Hastings Mutual Insurance Company, an award-winning, regional Property/Casualty insurance carrier serving the Midwest since 1885, and Guidewire Software, (GWRE), a provider of software products to Property/Casualty (P/C) insurers, announced that Hastings Mutual has selected Guidewire DataHub to support its enterprise-wide data management strategy.

Hastings Mutual selected DataHub for efficient data extraction and translation from Guidewire InsuranceSuite™, conformant data consolidation, and publication to downstream systems.

One of Guidewire’s earliest customers, Hastings Mutual, successfully deployed Guidewire ClaimCenter® in 2004 and is currently implementing PolicyCenter and BillingCenter.

"We are excited about the prospect of using Guidewire DataHub as our primary data source," said Mike Schaper, director, Application Development, Hastings Mutual. "Having a complete solution with InsuranceSuite and DataHub will allow our users to quickly retrieve data."

"We are pleased that Hastings Mutual has selected Guidewire DataHub," said Steve Sherry, senior vice president, Worldwide Sales, Guidewire Software. "We look forward to helping them realize their goal of more effectively and efficiently accessing data from across their business."

Hastings Mutual Insurance Company is an award-winning, A.M. Best A (Excellent) rated, regional Property/Casualty insurance company. Hastings Mutual operates in the six Midwestern states of Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

The company, based in Hastings, Michigan, was founded in 1885. Hastings Mutual writes farm, commercial, and personal lines business through a network of independent insurance agents.