Administaff Acquires OrgPlus(R) Small Business Product Line
Friday, January 07, 2011
Posted by: Susan Hartfield
Administaff, Inc. (NYSE: ASF), a leading provider of human resources
services for small and medium-sized businesses, today announced the
acquisition of certain assets from HumanConcepts, a leading provider of
workforce decision support solutions. Administaff has acquired ownership
of the current OrgPlus software product line targeted at small and
medium-sized businesses as well as a source code license for a
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based version, which will be released later
this year. HumanConcepts will retain its enterprise solution suite and
continue to build on its momentum in that market. The terms of the
transaction were not disclosed; however, the acquisition costs and first
year operations are not material to Administaff's 2011 results.
facilitates rapid creation, management and communication of detailed
organizational charts. In addition, OrgPlus provides a framework that
promotes detailed workforce analysis by bringing together data from
accounting, human resources (HR), sales, performance management and
other business systems into a dynamic and intuitive visual display. By
creating this visual context, management, HR professionals and employees
are able to better understand their organizational structure, increase
their productivity and more easily plan for change.
"OrgPlus is a
well-established brand with feature-rich products that will solidly
complement our growing line of business performance improvement software
solutions delivered in both a licensed and a SaaS model," said Paul J.
Sarvadi, Administaff chairman and chief executive Administaff, Inc.
officer. "We expect to generate attractive cross-selling opportunities
with our small and medium-sized business (SMB) customers and prospects,
as well as introducing Administaff products and services to the more
than 60,000 existing SMB OrgPlus customers and partner channels."
acquisition includes the brand name and entire OrgPlus licensed
software product line designed for the small and medium-sized business
segment, including the Premium, Professional and Standard versions.
Administaff is also acquiring additional technology assets in the form
of a source code license, which will significantly facilitate the launch
of a SaaS-based version of the product targeted at small and
medium-sized businesses later this year. With the large base of existing
SMB customers, the OrgPlus product line is expected to provide a
revenue stream to further advance the company's adjacent business growth
"This agreement is good for customers of both
companies," said Martin Sacks, HumanConcepts president and chief
executive officer. "Administaff is well positioned to serve the HR needs
of small and medium-sized business customers, while HumanConcepts can
now exclusively focus on delivering an end-to-end solution for
organizational change management to our larger enterprise customers. We
have gained significant traction among organizations that need to
optimize their organizational structures as an ongoing business
activity, and we see this as a large and growing market opportunity."
will now dedicate its resources to expanding the OrgPlus Enterprise
platform and suite of SaaS-based Organizational Change Management
solutions, which are designed for large-scale public and private-sector
organizations with more than 1,000 employees. These customers will
benefit from accelerated product development and faster delivery of
enhanced, integrated solutions that enable them to perform better,
rapidly address organizational change and manage growth.
mutually beneficial acquisition enables both companies to leverage HR
data visualization and workforce planning technology to create unique
product offerings and increase penetration in their respective target
enterprises to better manage organizational change of all types,
including growth, rightsizing and reorganization. Using solutions from
HumanConcepts, customers can achieve organization agility, more easily
understand how they are organized, plan for the future, and transition
the workforce to its optimal state. Used by many of the world's largest
organizations, HumanConcepts solutions provide immediate return on
investment by enabling companies to reorganize faster, manage financial
targets, stay in compliance, and reduce both cost and risk. The
company's products are certified by leading ERP and talent vendors such
as Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft and Lawson. HumanConcepts is based in
Sausalito, California, with offices in the United Kingdom, Germany and
Singapore. For more information, visit www.humanconcepts.com.
is the nation's leading professional employer organization (PEO),
serving as a full-service human resources department that provides small
and medium-sized businesses with administrative relief, big-company
benefits, reduced liabilities and a systematic way to improve
productivity. The company also provides an array of additional products
and services designed to improve business performance, including
software solutions for time and attendance, expense reimbursement and
performance management, as well as recruiting, background screening and
retirement services, among others. The company operates 51 sales offices
in 24 major markets. For additional information, visit Administaff's
website at http://www.administaff.com.
SOURCE: Administaff, Inc.
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