"Paylocity provides payroll and human resources outsourcing
services for companies that don't want the burden of performing
those functions in house. Launched in 1997, is is the brainchild of
founder Steve Sarowitz, who was previously a salesperson for other
payroll companies. 'My accountant said I might want to stop making
other people rich and do it myself,' Sarowitz says. Paylocity was
birthed strictly with a Microsoft infrastructure, but over the last
six years, open source has made some inroads on the shop floor.
"A new-hire vice president of IT first introduced Sarowitz to
the concept. 'He was passionate about open source. Prior to that we
had no open source software whatsoever...'"