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Standard enhances extranet

Standard Life is introducing an enhanced extranet service for the whole adviser community as well as its registered users.

The life office has about 47,000 registered users but can be accessed by all advisers to reflect the depolarised market. goes live on January 24. It will offer a wide range of product information and services including general information, fund literature and support.

Existing options such as policy servicing, new business quotes and commission information will still be secure and accessed by user ID, passwords or a Unipass certificate.

Anyone accessing the original extranet site at ifazone.comwill automatically be redirected to

Sales e-commerce manager Billy Burnside says: “The new adviserzone site now gives visitors much faster and easier access to essential information in a format that is easy to navigate and understand. We want to allow more advisers in the depolarised market to benefit from the site.”


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