Benefitfocus Joins Ultimate Software’s UltiPro Developer Network

January 6, 2016


Powerful HRIS and benefits management platforms partner to provide best-in-class system

Charleston, S.C. – January 6, 2016 – Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leader in cloud-based enterprise benefits management software, announced today that they have joined the Ultimate Software UltiPro® Developer Network (UDN). The new partnership gives Benefitfocus and Ultimate Software the ability to integrate their solutions to make it easier for mutual customers to exchange data between UltiPro’s HCM solution and BENEFITFOCUS® Marketplace.

The UltiPro Developer Network allows partners to build an out-of-the-box integration to Ultimate Software’s UltiPro platform and provides them with information, resources and documentation to meet Ultimate Software’s standards and best practices. The UDN program is designed to give customers access to seamless, real-time integrations built in the cloud between UltiPro and an ecosystem of best-in-class partners. To participate in Ultimate Software’s UDN, partners are required to build an integration adhering to Ultimate Software’s standards for compliance, architecture, development, privacy and security.

Benefitfocus Marketplace arms employers with a powerful enterprise solution for benefits enrollment, communication, education and administration, creating a better way for companies to engage and motivate employees as they cultivate their workforce for maximum performance. The seamless integration enhances the experience for organizations using Benefitfocus Marketplace and UltiPro to manage the entire employee lifecycle, from recruitment and onboarding to employee compensation, development and retention, through a single point of access. Leveraging these fully integrated solutions can help businesses drive superior cultivation of talent and enhanced business outcomes.

Ultimate Software—a leading cloud provider of integrated payroll, HR, and talent management solutions, founded in 1990 and serving more than 20 million people records in the cloud—delivers the person-centered UltiPro HCM solution, which serves as the master system of record for all of an organization’s people information, employee management and workforce intelligence—from talent acquisition through retirement; including HR, payroll, benefits, time and labor management, performance, compensation and succession management.

“Human resource executives are challenged more than ever to streamline processes while providing exceptional levels of service to the organization and their employees,” said Benefitfocus CEO Shawn Jenkins. “Integrating Benefitfocus Marketplace with Ultimate’s robust HCM suite allows HR leaders to unlock a new level of functionality and efficiency as they work to attract, retain and mature top talent in an increasingly complex economy.”


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