A strategic partnership between Ultimate Software and Epicor Software lets Epicor market Ultimate’s UltiPro solution under the Epicor ePeople, Powered by UltiPro, brand. Epicor is delivering the solution with its existing "e by Epicor" applications, including Epicor eCommerce, eBackOffice, eFrontOffice, ePortal, eIntelligence, and eIndustry. Ultimate provides Web-based payroll and employee management solutions, and Epicor provides integrated enterprise and e-business software exclusively for mid-market organizations running SQL Server. Epicor ePeople, Powered by UltiPro, streamlines human resource (HR) and payroll processes, enhances reporting and analysis of key business metrics, and gives an organization’s members Web-based self-service access to information. "Powered by UltiPro is a prepackaged HRMS/payroll solution specifically designed to be cobranded by leading companies with products and services that complement UltiPro," says John Hiraoka, Epicor’s senior marketing vice president. The product lets Epicor reach new clients as well as offer a feature-rich, integrated HR and payroll solution to existing customers. Epicor ePeople, Powered by UltiPro, is available now as part of the "e by Epicor" products and as a standalone common component to other Epicor solutions, including the Avanté and Vantage product lines.