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Ultimate Software Recognized as One of FORTUNE’S “100 Fastest-Growing Companies”

Date: September 30, 2015 4:00 PM EDT

Public Company Information:

NASDAQ: ULTI
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Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, announced today that FORTUNE magazine has named Ultimate to its 2015 “100 Fastest-Growing Companies” list. Now in its 19th year, the list recognizes public companies with the most stellar three-year profit, revenue, and growth rate. Ranked #68, Ultimate is the only HCM provider on this prestigious list.

Ultimate is represented in FORTUNE’s ranking criteria with a three-year revenue growth of more than 23% and has a consistent customer-retention rate of approximately 96% over the past 14 years.

“Our strategy for the past 25 years has been to deliver innovative, industry-leading HCM technology alongside sound business results,” said Scott Scherr, president, founder, and CEO of Ultimate Software. “We remain committed to focusing on research and development in order to provide the most comprehensive functionality and delivery models with exceptional customer service. There is definitely momentum in our business, and Ultimate Software is honored to be recognized for the second consecutive year by FORTUNE magazine on this important list as one of the fastest-growing companies.”

FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies are publicly traded companies ranked by revenue growth rate, EPS growth rate, and three-year annualized total return for the period ended June 30, 2015. The overall rank is based on the sum of three ranks. Other companies named on the list include Facebook (making its first appearance on this list), Netflix, Lennar, Biogen, Skechers USA, and Acadia Healthcare.

For more info on the selection process, and to view the complete list, visit http://fortune.com/100-fastest-growing-companies/.

For more information on Ultimate Software’s ranking, visit http://fortune.com/100-fastest-growing-companies/ultimate-software-group-68/.

About Ultimate Software
Ultimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions, with more than 20 million people records in the 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 2,700 professionals. In 2015, for the fourth consecutive year, Ultimate was ranked in the top 25 on FORTUNE’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For; recognized for the third year in a row as one of Achievers’ 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America; ranked #7 on Forbes magazine’s list of the 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies; named among the InformationWeek Elite 100, honoring innovation in business technology; and recognized as a “Leader” in Nucleus Research’s HCM Technology Value Matrix. Ultimate has more than 2,800 customers with employees in 160 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.

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