"Could you give us a picture of Dynamic Graphics' IT
world prior to the Linux migration?
"Todd Moore: We had a variety of Unix and Windows servers along
with NAS and SAN storage technologies. For our two main e-commerce
sites, we had PictureQuest on Unix (Solaris) and Creatas.com on
"Why was a change needed?
"Moore: The driving factor for the change in our infrastructure
was the need to consolidate all of the Web sites onto a single
platform for manageability and scalability, as well as to have a
single source of content that is shared across the different sites.
We did not have the hardware in place to grow either one of those
platforms separately or to be able to accommodate the sum of both
of the sites together. Also, neither one of the platforms as they
stood had the ability to scale to accommodate having all that
content in one place..."