The November Netcraft Web Server Survey is Out Page 2

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Dec 1, 2000

         Developer October 2000  Percent November 2000  Percent Change         
         Apache          5567580   60.02        5770634   59.95  -0.07         
         Microsoft       2400814   25.88        2483691   25.80  -0.08         
         iPlanet          236814    2.55         247976    2.58   0.03         
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    Microsoft-IIS/5.1 sighted, Commerce Server released
   There was a first sighting of Microsoft-IIS/5.1 which is the web
   server for the Microsoft Whistler [1]release this month. The most
   significant deployment has been as part of a load balanced set of
   sites at [2]intel.com. However, Intel still mainly runs
   Microsoft-IIS/4.0 and the Whistler servers meet only a small
   percentage of the requests to intel.com.
   Also this month, [3]Microsoft Commerce Server was [4]released.
   Commerce Server's predecessor, SiteServer was widely adopted and is
   one of the key reasons for NT's widespread use as an ecommerce
   platform. Currently Microsoft-IIS runs just under half the sites
   performing encrypted transactions on the internet and is continuing to
    DellHost launch in Europe, PSI at risk
   Currently, the dedicated server business is the most dynamic arena
   within the web services market, with market leaders such as [5]Verio,
   [6]Rackspace and [7]Interland typically increasing the number of
   machines they host by a factor of five over the last year. Arguably,
   the company that the market leaders fear most is Dell, which is an
   order of magnitude of bigger, and enjoys vertical integration
   economies through its position as a leading PC manufacturer. This
   month Dell launched in the [8]UK. Emphasising the geographical
   flexibility of the dedicated server market where customers rarely, if
   at all, visit their machines in person, dellhost.co.uk is located in

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