About This Constellation ShortList™

Globalization is the longest lasting business trend that the modern economy has seen. International expansion is critical for enterprise to market their products and services to a wider audience and additional markets as fast and soon as possible, practicing Enterprise Acceleration. But working as a multinational enterprise / global enterprise comes with complexity and challenges: HR regulation differs, tax codes vary and getting to a compliant form of employment and payroll in all markets is a major headache.

Traditionally this segment was only offered by large ERP and HCM vendors, but in the last 5 years a new generation of multinational payroll vendors has arrived, all born in the cloud and they are rapidly expanding their coverage and capabilities.

Threshold Criteria

Constellation considers the following criteria for these solutions:

  • Support at least 20 countries for payroll 
  • Global payroll capabilities for both managment, visibility and support 
  • Adjacent capabilities, e.g. in HR Core, Time and Attendance, Workforce Management, or e.g. operating as an Employer of Record (EOR) 
  • Over 500 customers 
  • Over 50k paychecks / month worldwide 
  • Support of at least 10 languages in the system 
  • Support of at least 3 continents 
  • Staff in at least 2 continents 
  • Out of th box Interfaces with other local HCM systems 
  • Transparent and effective pricing and costing

The Constellation ShortList™

Constellation evaluates more than 20 solutions categorized in this market. The Constellation ShortList is determined by client inquiries, partner conversations, customer references, vendor selection projects, market share and internal research.

  • DEEL
  • LANO

Frequency of Evaluation

Each Constellation ShortList is updated at least once per year. Updates may occur after six months if deemed necessary.

Evaluation Services

Constellation clients can work with the analyst and the research team to conduct a more thorough discussion of this ShortList. Constellation can also provide guidance in vendor selection and contract negotiation.

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