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Ultimate Software Named to Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” List For Fourth Consecutive Year

Date: March 5, 2015 10:35 AM EDT

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NASDAQ: ULTI
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Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading cloud provider of people management solutions, announced today that Fortune magazine has ranked Ultimate #21 on its 2015 “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. This marks Ultimate’s fourth consecutive year in the top 25 and is prestigious recognition for our culture of trust, innovative work style and collaborative work environment.

Ultimate was selected among hundreds of companies vying for a place on the list this year, and was previously ranked #20 in 2014, #9 in 2013, and #25 in 2012. Great Place to Work also named Ultimate #1 on its medium-size company list in both 2008 and 2009. Fortune partners with Great Place to Work, the global human resources consulting, research, and training firm that uses a proprietary model built on 25 years of research and data collected through its Trust Index Employee Survey, which is taken by over 10 million employees annually worldwide.

“We are extremely proud that Fortune has once again recognized Ultimate as one of the best companies to work for in the United States. This honor belongs to each and every one of our people. They made it happen,” said Scott Scherr, CEO, president, and founder of Ultimate.

“Belief in the talents of our people has been the essence of our business strategy since Ultimate’s founding and is the basis of our ‘People First’ value system. The passion, innovation, teamwork and quest for excellence that characterize our people are what have made our products and services transformative for the more than 2,800 businesses we serve.”

Ultimate has received other notable honors over the last 12 months including: Forbes ranking Ultimate #8 on its list of “The World's Most Innovative Growth Companies,” Achievers naming Ultimate one of the “50 Most Engaged Companies in the U.S.” for the third year in a row, G-2 Crowd identifying Ultimate a “Leader” in HR Management Suites and #1 in Customer Satisfaction, and Great Place to Work’s Great Rated site naming Ultimate #3 on its “Top 20 Great Technology Workplaces” list and #4 on its “Ten Great Places to Work For Millennials” list.

Ultimate extends congratulations to our customers that also made Fortune’s 2015 “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. These include Google, Quicken Loans, Camden Property Trust, David Weekley Homes, NuStar Energy, The Container Store, Baker Donelson, JM Family Enterprises, Kimley-Horn and Associates, TDIndustries, Adobe Systems, Hyland Software, Arthrex and Activision Blizzard. We offer Google our heartiest congratulations for its sixth year at #1.

Through our cloud services, Ultimate delivers global people management solutions to companies of nearly all sizes across diverse industries. Our solutions cover the full range of HCM, including HR, benefits, payroll, talent acquisition, talent management, compensation management, and time and labor management.

To view Fortune’s 2015 100 Best profile of Ultimate, visit http://fortune.com/best-companies/ultimate-software-21/ . To view the Great Place to Work profile of Ultimate on its Great Rated website, visit: http://us.greatrated.com/ultimate-software

About Great Place To Work
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services and employer branding programs, including Best Companies lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. Great Place to Work®’s Trust Index©, a 58-question employee survey that measures trust, is used around the world to help companies increase the levels of trust across their organizations and improve business results. Annually, Great Place to Work® produces the research for the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Great Place to Work® Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to Work® online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.

About Fortune®
Fortune is a global leader in business journalism with a combined audience of more than 9 million readers in print and online. Fortune covers bold innovators, smart companies, new ideas and innovative strategies that inspire the Fortune audience to accelerate their business success. Fortune’s major franchises include the Fortune 500, the 100 Best Companies to Work For, World’s Most Admired Companies, 40 Under 40 and Fastest-Growing Companies. Fortune hosts a wide range of annual conferences, including Fortune Most Powerful Women, Fortune Brainstorm Tech, Fortune Brainstorm E and the Fortune Global Forum. Fortune was the first business magazine with an iPad app and has more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter. Fortune.com launched on June 1, 2014, and has seen rapid growth since launch reaching an average of over 7mm monthly unique visitors. See the latest from Fortune online at Fortune.com and on Twitter @FortuneMagazine.

About Ultimate Software
Ultimate is a leading cloud provider of people management solutions, with more than 19 million people records in its cloud. Ultimate’s award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, and time and labor management solutions that connect people with the information they need to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, the company is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and employs more than 2,300 professionals. In 2015, for the third year in a row, Ultimate was recognized as one of Achievers' 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America. 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 5 as a Leader in Nucleus Research’s HCM Technology Value Matrix. Also in 2014, Great Rated! ranked Ultimate #3 on its list of Top 20 Great Technology Workplaces. Ultimate has more than 2,800 customers with employees in 150 countries, including Bloomin’ Brands, Culligan International, Major League Baseball, Pep Boys, Texas Roadhouse, and Yamaha Corporation of America. More information on Ultimate’s products and services for people management can be found at www.ultimatesoftware.com.

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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