Technology

For communications, media, and technology firms, every day brings a new round of risks, including financial challenges, market volatility, fluctuating demand for products and services, and unprecedented scrutiny of corporate governance practices. Couple these general business concerns with risks that may arise with emerging technologies, and the only constant for your company is change.

Crawford is expert in creating customized solutions that help these ever-changing industries manage losses strategically. Our Technology industry group works with a range of technology and tech-intensive companies and our clients include software, hardware, and peripherals manufacturers, Internet and new media companies, data networking and infrastructure providers and consultants, semiconductors and capital equipment, technology services, and nanotechnology.

The Crawford Technology group has experience and expertise in claims focused on but not limited to:

  • Business interruption and business continuity
  • Consultants' professional liability
  • Convergence and bundling
  • Errors and omissions
  • Intellectual property
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Patent protection and infringement

Working with a trusted advisor to help manage risk can keep your company competitive in the challenging world of technology. Crawford makes it easy for you to tap into our experts' broad industry knowledge. Whether your claims involve infrastructure, manufacturing, intellectual property, warranty, class action, or regulatory conflict, Crawford will bring you cutting-edge insights and solutions in program design, placement, service, and administration. The professionals in our practice serve many clients with similar risk issues, risk profiles, and servicing requirements. The depth and breadth of our experience allow us to provide you with innovative solutions to address your specific needs.

The Crawford Technology group manages losses for clients in the following industries:

  • Technology Products, Applications, and Computer Programming Services
  • Computers and peripherals
  • Data storage
  • Data warehousing
  • Enterprise solutions
  • Semiconductors
  • Server, network, and application management
  • Servers, switches, telecom infrastructure
  • Software manufacturers (pre-packaged and custom)

IT Integrators And Consultants

  • IT staff augmentation providers
  • Network architecture
  • Suitability analysis and consulting
  • Systems integrators
  • Systems designers

Managed and Outsourced IT Services

  • ASPs (application service providers)
  • Computer and peripheral leasing
  • Computer processing services
  • Connectivity services
  • E-commerce enablers
  • Hosting services
  • Outsourced computer-related applications or service providers
  • Web services

We also understand that one of the primary drivers of intelligent resolution is having a full grasp of how all the claims issues are contributing to interruptions to clients' business. Business interruption is an integral part of our approach, because, whatever the origination of the claim, it always has the potential to escalate the losses if not rigorously managed.

Whatever the claim in these complex businesses, wherever in the world, Crawford can have experts on the ground at the loss site virtually instantaneously. Crawford provides a variety of services with experts in the Technology industry. For more information, contact a Crawford GTS representative below. Or contact a GTS adjuster directly, by visiting www.crawfordgts.com and selecting CV Search.

Geoff B Piggot
Chief Executive Officer
Global Technical Services
T: +44 207 265 4096
M: +44 7387 109924
E: mailto:geoff.piggot@crawco.co.uk