Product Leadership: awards and recognition for HCM Cloud Solutions

HR/Payroll Leadership

Recognized by Industry Experts for Providing Superior HCM Solutions

At Ultimate, we focus exclusively on HR, benefits, payroll, recruitment, talent management, and related areas so we can offer our customers more comprehensive functionality, more flexible delivery models, more responsive customer service, and more overall value. Our focus on HCM solutions and "People First" philosophy has resulted in consistent recognition by leading industry and business experts:

  • Ranked #20 on FORTUNE’s 2014 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Ultimate is the only HCM provider on the list.
  • In 2014, ranked #40 on FORTUNE’s list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies.
  • In 2014, named the #2 cloud vendor for HCM by “Apps Run the World”.
  • In 2014, Ultimate announced that more than 17 million employee records are being supported in its SaaS environment, making UltiPro the industry's most widely used cloud solution in the HCM marketplace.
  • In 2014, ranked #8 on Forbes magazine’s list of the Most Innovative Growth Companies.
  • In 2014, ranked #4 on the inaugural list of Ten Great Workplaces for Millennials. This list is produced by Great Place to Work®’s Great Rated!
  • In 2014, recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in the United States.
  • In 2014, won the Gold Award from Brandon Hall Group for the Best Advance in Unique Talent Technology.
  • In 2014, ranked #50 on the annual InformationWeek Elite 100 — a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S.
  • In 2014, Ultimate Software was recognized as a Leader in HCM by Nucleus Research by delivering a pure, cloud-based solution that manages all stages of the employee lifecycle.
  • In 2013, ranked #9 on FORTUNE’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.
  • In 2013, named a Gold Winner in Best New Product Feature of the Year by the Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.
  • In 2013, earned a spot on the InformationWeek 500 List of Top Technology Innovators—a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. This was Ultimate’s second consecutive year being ranked on this exclusive list.
  • In 2013, received the highest possible ranking for its cloud services from Constellation Research. Ultimate was given the prestigious rating of “Epic” as part of the Constellation Cosmos™ Certification for the Cloud Buyer’s Bill of Rights—a comparison guide that helps buyers and prospective buyers of enterprise cloud apps enter into contracts with their vendor as an equal and collaborative long-term partner.
  • In 2012, ranked #25 on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
  • In 2012, was recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in the United States.
  • In 2012, re-certified as a “green business” by the Institute for Green Business Certification, Inc. (IGBC), one of the oldest organizations that certifies business environmental practices.
  • In 2011, successfully completed its SOC 1 Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 Type II Certification. Developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), this audit is the most widely recognized authoritative guidance that provides service organizations a uniform method for disclosing independently assessed information about the design and operation of internal controls related to services.
  • In 2011, received a 2011 Forrester Groundswell Award for the effectiveness of its online customer community. Identifying excellence in achieving business and organizational goals through innovation in social technology applications.
  • In 2011, received a 2011 SuperNova Award from Constellation Research. These awards acknowledge organizations that have successfully applied emerging and disruptive technologies that are benefiting their customers.
  • In 2010, named an Optimas Award winner by Workforce Management magazine. Since 1991, the Optimas Awards have been presented to 8-10 companies across the globe each year to recognize workforce management initiatives that directly improve business results.
  • In 2010, Ultimate Software received distinguished ISO/IEC 27001 certification for the second time. ISO/IEC 27001 is a global industry standard created by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) that validates organizations have deployed a sound and secure information security management system.