NewsForge: Sporting Goods Retailer Now Sporting Linux Everywhere

“When Backcountry.com, an outdoor sporting goods retailer, was
looking for shopping cart software, it picked an open source
application called Interchange. It worked so well that the company
began an enterprise-wide migration to open source software that has
Linux running everywhere, from the servers to the desktops.

“Right from the beginning, Backcountry.com used Red Hat
Enterprise Linux. It brought in one of Red Hat’s consultants, Dave
Jenkins, to help find shopping cart software that was open enough
for the company’s needs, but that didn’t come with an outrageous
price tag…”