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Ultimate Software Recognized as One of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America

Date: January 14, 2015 10:00 AM EDT

Public Company Information:

NASDAQ: ULTI
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Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading cloud provider of people management solutions, announced today that it has been recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces.

“This marks our fifth year recognizing incredible, employee-focused companies that are changing the way the world works, and we’re excited to honor them with this award,” said Cheryl Kerrigan, Vice President of Employee Success at Achievers. “These companies are setting the benchmark for standards in employee engagement by making engaging, aligning, and recognizing employees a top priority, which sets them apart from their competition.”

The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Awards panel of judges evaluated each applicant based on the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement™: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards & Recognition, Professional & Personal Growth, Accountability & Performance, Vision & Values, and Corporate Social Responsibility.

The panel of judges included various academics and thought leaders on employee engagement, and included representation from organizations such as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Human Capital Institute, and Human Resource Executive.

“Since the inception of our company in 1990, we have never wavered in our belief that employees come first. At Ultimate, individual talents, continuing growth, and general well-being of our people are key ingredients in our ability to deliver exceptional products and services to our industry, and ultimately our customer satisfaction,” said Scott Scherr, president, founder, and CEO at Ultimate Software. “Connecting employees with their work and creating a culture of engagement is at the center of all we do, and we are truly honored that Ultimate has been chosen by Achievers as one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America for the third consecutive year.”

For the full list of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces, visit www.achievers.com/engaged.

About Achievers
Achievers delivers the only true cloud-based Employee Success Platform™ that enables remarkable business success. Designed specifically to meet the complex needs of today’s changing, modern workplace, it is the most engaging software specifically designed to engage, align, and recognize employees. It is software employees love to use every day in over 110 countries. Achievers is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco. Learn how your company can change the world works at www.achievers.com.

About Ultimate Software
Ultimate Software is a leading cloud provider of people management solutions, with more than 17 million people records in the cloud. Built on the belief that people are the most important ingredient of any business, Ultimate’s award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, compensation, and time and labor management solutions that seamlessly connect people with the information and resources they need to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, the company is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and has more than 2,300 professionals focused on developing the highest quality solutions and services. In 2014, Ultimate was ranked #20 on FORTUNE’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For; ranked #8 on Forbes magazine’s list of the 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies; and recognized as a ‘Leader’ in Nucleus Research’s HCM Technology Value Matrix. Ultimate has 2,700 customers with employees in 150 countries, including Adobe Systems Incorporated, Bloomin’ Brands, Culligan International, Major League Baseball, Pep Boys, Texas Rangers Baseball, and Texas Roadhouse. More information on Ultimate’s products and services for people management can be found at www.ultimatesoftware.com.

UltiPro is a registered trademark of The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. All other trademarks referenced are the property of their respective owners.

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Contact Information:

Darlene Marcroft, Vice President of PR and Communications at Ultimate Software
phone: 954-331-7444; email: darlene_marcroft@ultimatesoftware.com

For sales information, phone: 800-432-1729; website: www.ultimatesoftware.com