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Paylocity Saves Money Developing on Linux

Mar 05, 2008, 12:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tina Gasperson)

"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...'"

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