Ascentis - Top Competitors (Mar 2022)

Ascentis HR Review
ITQlick Score: 93/100
ITQlick Rating:
Pricing: 5.8/10 - average cost
Category: Payroll -> Ascentis review -> Ascentis competitors
Ranking:Ranked 3 out of 70 Payroll systems
Company: Ascentis Software Corporation
Pricing: starts at $5.40 per user/month
Typical customers: Medium business
Platforms: Cloud
Links: Ascentis review, Ascentis pricing guide
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 10, 2022

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Ascentis vs. Alternatives in 2023

In the human capital management and HR software niches, the following software solutions are top-ranked alternatives to Ascentis HR: ADP Workforce Now, Paycom, Paylocity, and c. Ascentis HR is compared to its alternatives in key areas below:
  • Cost: Ascentis HR pricing is not published by its vendor, but experts at ITQlick rate the software a slightly expensive option, with a score of 2.9 out of 5. In comparison, its top alternatives do not have their pricing details published, all requiring prospective clients to contact the sales department to get a quote. Their pricing models are based on company sizes and the number of employees in the firm, amongst other exclusive factors.
  • Functionality: Ascentis HR is equipped with the functionalities particular for HCM and HR software solutions like employee database and performance management tools. In comparison, Paycom has the Employee Self-Service feature, which is missing in Ascentis. Ascentis has the Employee Development lacking in Paylocity.
  • Popularity: Ascentis HR software is offered by the Ascentis Corporation, which has been providing HCM and HR solutions to firms for over 30 years. ADP Workforce Now serves over 900,000 clients, Paycom has been in business since 1998, while UKG Pro serves big brands like Tesla, Samsung, and SONY.
  • Cloud/On-premise: Ascentis HR is an entirely cloud-based software solution. In comparison, all its alternatives are fully cloud-based solutions.
  • Scalability: Ascentis HR is scalable for firms of all sizes, small, medium, or large-scale operations. In comparison, all its top alternatives can adequately support businesses of all sizes in the human capital management requirement.
  • Support: Ascentis HR clients can access support through the following channels: email, phone, and forums. In comparison, ADP Workforce Now and UKG Pro have 24/7 live rep and chat support channels, while Paycom and Paylocity do not have 24/7 support, similar to Ascentis HR.
  • Customers/Industries: Ascentis HR targets various industries, particularly agriculture, manufacturing, warehouse & logistics, construction, and healthcare. All top alternatives to Ascentis HR also have a wide customer target range, serving organizations in health care, IT, education, nonprofit, etc.

Ascentis alternatives - for small & large Business

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Ascentis that are worth checking out: RUN Powered by ADP for SMBs, Optimum Solutions for large size business, SurePayroll for growing companies, and entireHR Software for low budget organizations.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Ascentis
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
5.8/10
License pricing
$5.40 per user/month
Functionality
32
Best for SMBs
ADP RUN
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$59 per employee/month + $4 per employee
Functionality
18
Best for Enterprise
Optimum ...
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5/10
License pricing
$10,000 per license
Functionality
14
Growing
SurePayroll
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$29.99 per month
Functionality
5
Free version
entireHR...
ITQlick rating
4.8/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$1,000 per month
Functionality
18

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