December 02, 2008 08:30 ET

ADP Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Magic Quadrant for Comprehensive HR BPO, Worldwide, 2008

Evaluation Based on Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision

ROSELAND, NJ--(Marketwire - December 2, 2008) - ADP ® Employer Services, a leading provider of HR, payroll and benefits administration services, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant in the 'Magic Quadrant for Comprehensive HR BPO'(1) report.

"We consider our position in the leaders quadrant by Gartner to be confirmation that ADP's HR BPO solutions are a center of excellence. ADP is committed to improving the HR experience -- at every level of an organization -- to help our clients focus on the needs of their core business," said Regina Lee, President of ADP National Account Services and ES International. "We believe this placement recognizes the unique scalability and expertise that ADP brings to the HR BPO marketplace."

ADP's HR Business Process Outsourcing (HR BPO) solutions are focused on providing critical HR-related services to its clients and include:

-- Single Country solutions for organizations whose employee populations are centered in particular geographic locations, such as ADP's Comprehensive Outsourcing Services (COS) which offer a scalable best-practice-based HR solution for US organizations with more than 1,000 employees.

-- Multi-Country solutions, such as ADP GlobalView ®, for multinational organizations looking to standardize and consolidate HR functions across geographic boundaries.

About ADP

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP), with nearly $9 billion in revenues and over 585,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging nearly 60 years of experience, ADP offers a wide range of HR, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP's easy-to-use, cost-effective solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine and recreational vehicle dealers throughout the world. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1.800.225.5237 or visit the company's Web site at

About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted November 25, 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

(1) Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Comprehensive HR BPO, Worldwide, 2008" by Robert H. Brown, November 25, 2008

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