In 1994, a benefits administration expert and two former Microsoft employees founded Ascentis and created the company’s flagship HRIS product, HROffice. Today, the HROffice product line automates human resources (HR) and benefits processes for more than 1,300 small and midsized organizations nationwide. Located in Bellevue, Washington (US), Ascentis was founded with the vision of providing comprehensive, easy-to-use solutions for employee benefit and human resources information management. These solutions are designed to be connected throughout the enterprise, serving managers, employees and external vendors of benefit and payroll services. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Ascentis recently earned Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Front Runner status from Microsoft Corp. The company continues to invest in the latest technology advancements that support the security and stability of HROffice.