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Protection Plan, Inc., d.b.a. Massage Magazine Insurance Plus, Selects Oceanwide's BRIDGE Software Suite

March 7, 2013 - Montreal And Atlanta, GA

Oceanwide, Inc. (Oceanwide), the market-leading provider of cloud-based insurance applications for the global property & casualty (P&C) insurance market, today announced that Protection Plan, Inc., d.b.a. Massage Magazine Insurance Plus (Massage Magazine Insurance Plus), has selected BRIDGE to provide a mobile, web portal for their clients to transact insurance business online.

"Our goal is to provide easy-to-use, self-service tools for our complementary and alternative medicine professionals to obtain professional liability insurance coverage," said Kevin McCarthy, managing director of Massage Magazine Insurance Plus. "BRIDGE provides the web mobility and ease of use that will enable us to efficiently grow our premium volume while continuing to provide the highest level of service to our customers."

BRIDGE is a comprehensive suite of insurance software modules that provides end-to-end processing for P&C insurance companies, brokers, and MGAs. BRIDGE's modules include policy administration (PAS), rating engine, document/policy production, workflow management, claims administration, billing, business intelligence, and agent/consumer portal. Oceanwide offers BRIDGE modules individually or as a full suite, and the solutions can be delivered via the cloud, or as an on-premise system implementation.

"Massage Magazine insurance Plus has a vast network of members to whom they offer multiple services," said Mitchell Wasserman, president and CEO of Oceanwide. "We are honored they selected BRIDGE to promote their growth in their insurance products. BRIDGE is being used by the insurance industry in a variety of ways, including as a policy administration system, an underwriting desktop, or as a vehicle for quoting, binding, and issuing policies for specific lines of business and direct-to-consumer sales, due to its flexibility and inherent configurability."

For additional information, please contact Lisa Fletcher, North American Sales for Oceanwide at 563-639-7317 or

About Oceanwide, Inc. (Oceanwide)
Oceanwide has been providing multi-line solutions to the global insurance industry for over 15 years. Its cloud based applications enable carriers, brokers and MGAs to get to market quickly and efficiently, enhance the customer and agent experience and provide access to new revenue generating opportunities. Oceanwide's proven track record of successful implementations, unparalleled customer service and domain expertise provide a comprehensive solution to their clients and enable them to differentiate themselves from their competitors.

About Protection Plan, Inc., d.b.a. Massage Magazine Insurance Plus (Massage Magazine Insurance Plus)
Protection Plan, Inc., d.b.a. Massage Magazine insurance Plus, provides liability insurance for complementary and alternative medicine professionals, including massage therapists, yoga instructors, cosmetologists, reiki practitioners, estheticians, and more. MMIP offers professional, general, and product liability insurance, as well as rental damage insurance, identity theft protection, and lost or stolen table and equipment coverage -- all for one low price. In addition to receiving full insurance coverage immediately upon completion of a short online application, each member receives a free business website, directory listing and monthly newsletter.

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Jennifer Overhulse
St. Nick Media Services


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