October 2002 Netcraft Survey Highlights

October 2002 Netcraft Survey Highlights


November 1, 2002

The Netcraft Web Server Survey is a survey of Web server software usage on the Internet. Netcraft received responses to its October 2002 survey from 35,114,328 sites. This total represents the fourth consecutive dip from June's peak of 38.8 million sites and September's previous low of nearly 35.8 million sites.

As usual, Apache, Microsoft, Zeus, and iPlanet remained the key players with shares of 60.54 percent, 28.89 percent, 2.03 percent, and 1.36 percent, respectively. The top vendors once again retained their rankings of the previous month, with Apache increasing its market share by 0.63 percent and Microsoft decreasing its share 0.29 percent. Zeus and iPlanet remained flat.

NT-specific servers accounted for 29.13 percent of servers surveyed, a minuscule decrease from the previous month's 29.42 percent. Apache-specific servers accounted for 62.17 percent, an increase from September's 61.50 percent. Macintosh-specific servers decreased slightly to 0.32 percent.

Of the servers surveyed, 16,262,099, or 46.31 percent, had .com domains.

October Results
Server No. of
Servers in Use
Market Share No. of Servers
With .com domains
Apache 21,258,82460.54% 8,658,810
Microsoft-IIS 10,143,82228.89%5,807,735
Zeus 711,9572.03% 367,419
Unknown 496,6571.41% 255,900
Netscape-Enterprise 465,3371.33%204,140
Rapidsite 411,2671.17% 282,240
thttpd 322,9740.92%2,266
tigershark 251,4500.72%181,995
WebSTAR 99,0860.28%56,024
Lotus Domino 76,0880.22%28,702
WebSitePro 54,9280.16% 30,081
Stronghold 49,1580.14% 31,329
WebSite 28,7120.08%16,050
WN 20,7200.06% 3,886
SilverStream 15,3220.04%1,708
Netscape FastTrack Server 10,4430.03% 4,237
Zope 9,6700.03%3,016
Enterprise for NetWare 8,0560.02% 2,388
Roxen WebServer 7,5650.02% 3,598
Sambar 6,7850.02%3,384
AOLServer 6,7170.02%3,955
Orion 5,5290.02%3,685
WebLogic 4,8970.01%3,488
Xitami 4,6420.01% 2,577
NCSA HTTPd 4,6080.01%1,066
OmniHTTPd Pro 3,4060.01%935
4D_WebSTAR_S 2,9110.01%1,385
SimpleServer:WWW 1,774 0.01%196
Personal Web Server 2410.00%83