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Ultimus is a global business process management (BPM) software company that delivers the shortest time to value for business process automation and

cruise lines  1,300 customers, including Carnival Cruise Lines, Citizens Bank, McKessonHBOC, Microsoft, Newell Rubbermaid, Black and Decker, Rexam do Brasil, and Cable & Wireless Panama have deployed the Ultimus BPM Suite to automate and improve a wide range of business processes. The Ultimus BPM Suite has been recognized by eWeek magazine with the 2004 eWeek Excellence Award. In addition, Ultimus is a three-time recipient of the Technology Fast 500 Award from Deloitte & Touche and many other awards.

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