BBDO Interactive Turns To Linux Servers
In another win for Linux, advertising agency BBDO Interactive is going to use Linux to develop and host Web sites and applications for those clients who require availability of 99.99 percent and higher.In another win for Linux, advertising agency BBDO Interactive on Wednesday will announce that it would use Linux to develop and host Web sites and applications for those clients who require availability of 99.99 percent and higher for their business-critical applications. Andreas Walter, the IT manager for the German agency, which provides complete Web hosting and infrastructure solutions, said that BBDO Interactive was deploying SteelEye Technology Inc.s LifeKeeper clustering software running on Linux-based IBM eServer xSeries servers and IBM DB2 Enterprise Edition for Linux databases.
"We were looking for high degrees of flexibility, reliability and ease of management to keep systems and applications up and running. We found that the integrated IBM eServer xSeries and SteelEyes LifeKeeper offerings for Linux deliver not only the benefits we need, but also provide a time-to-market competitive advantage as well as the ability to rapidly deploy and easily manage our platforms with a price/performance advantage thats unbeatable" Walter said.