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Technology Insurance

Technology is at the core of most modern industries, but like many growth areas, it faces certain risks. Whether you're a major IT corporation or a small business using a single computer to get by, technology insurance can help mitigate your risks and allow you to move forward with confidence. Here's what you need to know about this coverage.

First, there is no one-size-fits-all policy for technology. The use of technology by companies is so varied—and the risks are so different—that a universal policy would ultimately cost you far more than needed. To deal with this, Fitts Agency, Inc. focuses on solutions that are specifically tailored to your company's needs, helping to keep costs low while still providing your business with adequate protection.

Cyber Liability, Property Insurance, and More

The best way to determine what type of technology insurance you need is to talk with an agent, but here are some things to consider before you call:

  • What type of technology do you have? Many businesses these days are using cloud-based services that may (or may not) have insurance of their own to deal with technical problems related to that software. Other companies are quite content with having a single computer in a back office. Knowing the kinds of technology you use will help your agent pinpoint the best plan.
  • How vital is technology to your operations? Some businesses could probably get by without a computer for a few days, while others literally could not do business at all. If the use of technology is important, you should have enough coverage to completely replace the system if something goes catastrophically wrong.
  • Are you a creator or a user? Companies that create technology or software can be susceptible to lawsuits over the use of intellectual property, while users have to contend with the possibility of technological services being abruptly limited or shut down.

There's no way to completely avoid risk when you use technology, but you can get insurance that brings these risks down to a manageable level.

Our Locations

Fitts Agency, Inc.

1806 6th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Main office: 205-881-2556
Fax: 205-342-3467

Merchants & Farmers

301 Prairie Ave
Eutaw, AL 35462
Main office: 205-686-6279
Fax: 205-372-0852

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Testimonials

The Fitts Agency, Inc. has been taking care of my personal and professional insurance needs for over 25 years. They have done an exceptional job to insure we are properly covered with all aspects of our complicated business insurance needs including property, automobile and equipment, bonding, life insurance, liability and specialty insurance. Their professional service follows through the claim process as well, demonstrated by the spring 2011 Tuscaloosa tornadoes and the damage we received from same. With their extensive help, excellent support staff and prompt response, we were able to get back in business with minimal wasted time. I highly recommend the Fitts Agency, Inc. for your insurance needs.

Thomas D. Jamison - President, J & P Construction Co., Inc.
We are writing this letter to document the performance of the Fitts Agency, Inc. Fitts Agency has been very instrumental in providing for all our business insurance needs. Since 2007, they have seen to our General Liability, Workman's compensation, Auto, Builder's Risk, Professional Liability and Umbrella policies. Their service is excellent; quick and accurate, and always with a friendly, helpful attitude.

Christopher L. Swain - VP Operations, Monumental Contracting Service, LLC
It's so refreshing to have an insurance agency that actually cares about their clients. I was with a "national brand" company for many years and never knew that I could have other great choices for my home and automobile insurance. These folks are great and I would recommend them to anyone wanting great rates and service.

Maggie Miller - Tuscaloosa, AL
Before the sun set on April 27 (after the devastating tornado), Forrest Fitts had a team on our roof surveying the damage. Two days later the debris was completely gone, the sheet rock was replaced - even the landscaping was repaired.

Mark and Liz Obradovich - Owners of Tuscaloosa Holiday Inn Express & Suites
When the April 27th tornado struck my business, the Fitts Agency made sure we were covered. Thank you Tim Donahue and your top-notch staff for doing just that. I could not think of a better team than the Fitts Agency, Watkins Construction Co., Inc. and FCCI Insurance to assist Spiller Furniture with disaster recovery.

Shane Spiller
We favor the Fitts Agency and any of their competitors would truly have an uphill battle to overcome prior to us ever making any notable changes. Specifically to the fact that although we will price multiple sources, we have learned that Tim and his team have been the most helpful and in the long run, equally competitive with anyone we have considered in the past 25+ years.

Mark Rettig - Vice President, AHR Metals, Inc.
Nobody could have taken care of me better than the Fitts Agency after the storm. I've been with the Fitts Agency for over twenty years - home, autos, and my business before I retired. I would never go anywhere else for my insurance.

Ernest Woodruff - Tuscaloosa, AL