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Ping Identity Increases Efficiencies, Improves Overall Business Results with Ultimate Software’s UltiPro

Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading cloud provider of people management solutions, announced today that Ping Identity®, The Identity Security Company™, has selected UltiPro to unify its HR operations, improve reporting capabilities, increase efficiencies, and enhance ease of use for its employees.

Before UltiPro, Ping Identity was handling many of its HR processes manually and using a payroll system that could not accommodate the company’s rapid growth, need for business intelligence, and workforce analytics. The security company also used a separate benefits system that didn’t interface with other systems, so the HR team had to maintain and reconcile data in multiple places. Ping Identity selected Ultimate’s cloud-based UltiPro in December 2012 to automate its end-to-end processes for HCM, and executives are enthusiastic about the business results already achieved.

“We were using accounting software that wasn’t designed for payroll. This kind of system worked when we were smaller, but we have been doubling our workforce every year for the last three years,” said Melissa Grandchamp, director of HR at Ping Identity. “We no longer have to ‘duct tape’ five systems together. UltiPro is a holistic solution that handles a full range of U.S. and international HCM requirements. We’re thrilled with UltiPro’s robust functionality and its ease of use.”

Ping Identity started its initial rollout of UltiPro in April 2013 and plans to expand its use of UltiPro to benefit its entire multinational workforce.

“We’re excited about Ultimate’s recent announcement about its partnership with global payroll provider Celergo. Because we have employees in five countries, the Ultimate-Celergo partnership will allow us to bring all of our global information together in UltiPro,” said Grandchamp. “UltiPro is our single global system of record, and we expect significant improvements in our reporting and employee experience.”

In April 2012, Ultimate and Ping Identity also announced a partnership that enables Ultimate’s customers to select PingOne™, its Identity-as-a-Service, to provide their end users with a secure, cloud-based, single sign-on (SSO) connection to UltiPro and other business applications. Ping Identity’s solution is now available directly from Ultimate as an option in customers’ SaaS subscription.

“Activities like manual reconciliation and duplication among disparate systems undermine productivity and engagement, which can be especially detrimental when a company is experiencing sizable expansion,” said Greg Swick, chief sales officer at Ultimate Software. “Because UltiPro provides a unified, end-to-end HCM solution with cohesive business intelligence, customers like Ping Identity can increase overall business efficiencies and drive results that strengthen the entire organization. We’ve been very pleased with how our partnership with Ping Identity has delivered value to our customers, and we’re excited that we are now playing a key role in supporting this company’s growth in the U.S. and around the world.”

About Ultimate Software

Ultimate is a leading cloud provider of people management solutions, with more than 10 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, and talent 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 1,600 professionals focused on developing the highest quality solutions and services. In 2013, Ultimate was ranked #9 on FORTUNE'S list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Ultimate has more than 2,500 customers with employees in 144 countries, including Adobe Systems Incorporated, Culligan International, Major League Baseball, The New York Yankees Baseball Team, Pep Boys, and Texas Roadhouse. More information on Ultimate's products and services for people management can be found at www.ultimatesoftware.com.

About Ping Identity

Ping Identity believes secure professional and personal identities underlie human progress in a connected world. The company’s identity and access management platform gives enterprise customers and employees one-click access to any application from any device. Over 900 companies, including 45 of the Fortune 100, rely on its award-winning products to make the digital world a better experience for hundreds of millions of people. Visit www.pingidentity.com for more information.

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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