International Ad Agency Chooses Linux

By Timothy R. Butler | Posted at 6:33 PM
NewsForge is carrying a joint press release from SteelEye Technology and IBM about the adoption of Linux for web hosting services by the third largest international advertising agency. "BBDO INTERACTIVE provides complete Web hosting and infrastructure solutions for customers who require 99.99% and even higher level availability for their business-critical applications," said Andreas Walter, IT Manager for BBDO INTERACTIVE. "The integrated IBM xSeries server solution and SteelEye LifeKeeper clustering software offerings on Linux provide us with the ability to rapidly deploy and easily manage our platforms, all with a price/performance advantage that's unbeatable." "BBDO INTERACTIVE chose Germany-based COMPUTER CONCEPT to help deliver SteelEye's newly available reliability package on IBM's eServer xSeries with DB2 database software for its enterprise-grade deployments. BBDO INTERACTIVE was looking for high degrees of flexibility, reliability and ease of management to keep systems and applications up and running."

"An easy and affordable high availability clustering solution designed to provide continuous uptime of critical business applications, servers and data, LifeKeeper offers flexibility through its scalability, plug-and-play integration and intuitive Java GUI. SteelEye also provides an easy upgrade path from local protection to WAN-optimized disaster monitoring and recovery with its Disaster Recovery Solution offerings."

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