Vertafore, a provider of software and services to the insurance industry, has joined Assurex Global's exclusive strategic provider program.

Assurex Global is the world’s premier network of independent insurance brokers, with more than 500 offices on six continents and more than $28bn in premium volume.

Under the agreement, Vertafore and Assurex Global will leverage Vertafore’s thought leadership and insurance technology expertise to deliver an enhanced value proposition to their partner brokers.

Through this strategic alliance, Vertafore and Assurex Global will develop insurance distribution channel solutions to Assurex Global Partners.

Vertafore vice president of marketing Christy Marble said the firm remains committed to delivering insurance distribution channel solutions that enable the customers to increase productivity, achieve a rapid return on their technology investments and profitably grow their business.

"Assurex Global’s footprint in the market, encompassing many Vertafore customers, is unrivaled and we look forward to a strong relationship moving forward," Marble said.