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Welcome to our

Tech appetite

Technology firms must innovate to the limits of their imagination, not the limits of their insurance. At Travelers, we understand that having the freedom to innovate is critical to competing in the technology sector.

Last updated 22 February 2024

IT & Communications

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Electronics and
Manufacturing Assembly

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Our tech appetite

our tech appetite

Our target industries…

These trades are an ideal fit for Travelers.
We’re eager to insure them.

IT & Communications

  • Telecom services
  • Develop Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems
  • Internet or telephone service providers
  • Data centres / hosting
  • IT Consultants
  • Value added Resellers
  • Software Providers

Electronics and Manufacturing Assembly

  • Lab equipment
  • Broadcasting equipment
  • Communication equipment
  • Audio and video equipment
  • Lighting
  • Computer hardware / peripheral equipment
  • Photographic equipment


  • Lab & Research Organisations
  • Instrumentation
  • Surgical / Dental Equipment
  • In-Vitro Diagnostic kits
  • Optical instruments
  • Electromedical & Electrotherapeutics apparatus
  • Lab equipment
  • Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing
  • Life Science

…and other promising ones

If you’re looking to insure these trades, please provide some more information. We may be able to meet your needs.

IT & Communications

  • IT recruitment
  • File swapping / digital copying
  • Financial software (such as accounting, claim management or uw software)
  • Modelling or Mapping software (CAD/CAM), predictive modelling solutions (ex financial)
  • Real estate software
  • Behavioural marketing software & systems
  • Non violent video games
  • Digital Platforms

Electronics and Manufacturing Assembly

  • PCB assembly
  • Physical security systems such as CCTV or biometric
  • Electronic components
  • Renewable energy / solar panels
  • Antennae or amplifiers
  • Control systems


  • Digital health software
  • Laser equipment
  • Invasive but non implant such as needles
  • Wound care
  • Contract Research Organisations (CROs)

Let’s start the right conversation

Tell us about your client.

For a Professional Indemnity or Cyber quote, download and complete a proposal form.
Alternatively, if you’re looking for a quote on any of our other tech
products please send us a submission form.

Download our proposal form

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Send your completed forms direct to our tech team.

Our underwriting team will review your submission and will be in touch within 4 hours.

Northern UK
Duncan Cowling
Southern UK
Neil Wilson & Olivia MacLennan
Frank Darcy
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Why Travelers?

Our financial strength, industry expertise and comprehensive, flexible
insurance and risk management solutions make us an insurer clients can trust.

Our company

  • A strong regional presence of 700 staff across seven UK offices.
  • Globally Travelers has more than 30,000 employees, 250 offices, 13,000 Brokers and is able to write business in over 125 countries.
  • Strong financial strength rating of A++ AM Best.
    Learn more about our financial strength
Global Capabilities

  • Travelers can tailor coverages to address any overseas exposures of their customers and adapt to their international insurance needs.
  • Travelers maintains and optimises a network of the leading local carriers and platforms in over 125 countries.
  • We are a leading member of the INI Network since 1989 and all members are held to high service standards and are bound together by a written statement of service commitment outlining the expectations for each member company. Admitted policies are written in the local language and shown in local currency. Members know the local laws and customs to help keep you compliant.
Our Policy Differentiators

  • Warranty & Condition Precedent Free.
  • One Package Policy with no gaps.
  • Flexibility of Approach (blended v towers).
  • Access to HCL Technologies pre breach services.
  • Access to post-breach services and the Travelers eRisk Hub.
  • Access to online assessments and claims examples via our eRisk Hub.
  • Worldwide jurisdiction including North America given as standard.
  • Free 60 day access to SentinelOne platform (Endpoint Detection & Response) plus 25% off list price thereafter.
Our Technology Expertise

  • Established technology practice since 1990.
  • 16 dedicated Technology Development underwriters across 7 UK & Ireland offices.
  • Travelers insure more than 1,350 tech companies in the UK and Ireland.
  • We’re experts, with dedicated technology risk control and claims handling expertise.
    Learn more about our claims services
  • Our thought leadership, knowledge and insight on the market through articles podcasts, and webinars.
    See our market insights
Our Risk Control Expertise

  • Onsite – We can arrange risk audits covering a wide range of areas as well as carrying out risk assessment guidance, training, and insight for customers and prospects.
  • Online – 1700+ online resources available to UK clients.
  • On-demand – 750+ risk management professionals sharing knowledge and expertise.
  • Risk Academy – Our risk academy enables your clients to produce a tailored business resilience report for your business.
    Learn more our about Risk Control services
  • Dedicated Technology Risk Control Engineers including a Cyber Specific Engineer.
  • Virtual visits for Risk Control support.
Our Claims Expertise

At Travelers it is our core belief that collaboration is key. Claims where a collaborative approach is adopted through regular and pertinent communication between the Travelers claim team, customer, broker and the technical vendor provides results in quickly claim processing and short claim life cycles.

  • Each claim will be assigned to a claim professional, who is legally qualified. They will handle the claim from cradle to grave, providing their direct contact details to our customers and brokers.
  • All our claim professionals have a deep expertise in handling Technology claims with a combined claims handling experience in this specialist area of more than 25 years.
  • Our claim professional will manage the various Technology claim considerations, working alongside appointed vendors.
  • We have a carefully selected panel of over 28 pre-approved vendors offering specialist expertise and how are committed to working with Travelers and our customers. These vendors include companies such as Verizon, Navigant, HCL Technologies, Kivu and Experian with areas of expertise covering IT Forensics & Forensic Accounting; Credit Monitoring; DDoS attack response and Public Relations.

Our breach response service includes:

  • 24/7 access for our customers through our dedicated portal.
  • 30 minutes of free legal advice from our Breach Coach partner.
  • Forensic expertise, to assist in the determination of the source of the breach.
  • Public Relations services to mitigate negative publicity.
  • Management of potential governmental claims that could be made.
  • Notifications to victims of a breach, may include physical meetings, emails and call centres.
  • Credit monitoring for victims of a breach and can include fraud assistance.

Travelers insights

Curated specifically for our broker partners and customers, The Knowledge provides access to bite-size content on trending topics that explore the role of technology, cyber, and its risks and opportunities.

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