October 2003 Netcraft Survey Highlights

October 2003 Netcraft Survey Highlights


October 1, 2003

The Netcraft Web Server Survey is a survey of Web server software usage on the Internet. Netcraft received responses to its October 2003 survey from 43,700,759 sites. This is 556,385 (about 1.3 percent) more sites than responded in September, and it represents a new peak in the number of responses received.

Once again, Apache, Microsoft, and Netscape Enterprise were the top-three contenders, with shares of 64.61 percent, 23.46 percent, and 3.48 percent, respectively. Zeus Web Server again made its way into the top-five with a 1.68 percent share.

Of the servers surveyed, 21,007,030, or 48.1 percent, had .com domains; 2,788,069, or about 6.4 percent, had .uk domains

October Results
Server No. of
Servers in Use
Market Share No. of Servers
With .com domains
Apache 28,235,97264.61%12,553,067
Microsoft-IIS 10,251,87423.46% 5,759,964
Netscape-Enterprise 1,519,3213.48%854,722
Unknown 809,2591.85%452,642
Zeus 735,1791.68%372,202
Rapidsite 405,8830.93%269,641
tigershark 252,6690.58%182,755
thttpd 222,3850.51%2,983
Lotus Domino 85,6360.20%30,019
WebSTAR 75,4420.17%42,655
Stronghold 38,5350.09%22,405
WebSitePro 38,173 0.09%20,196
WebSite 26,7560.06%15,175
Zope 23,1640.05%5,243
WN 15,8140.04%2,514
4D_WebSTAR_S 11,1720.03%5,590
AOLServer 10,6300.02%7,003
Roxen WebServer 8,921 0.02% 4,822
WebLogic 7,6620.02%5,122
Enterprise for NetWare 7,4410.02%2,138
Netscape FastTrack Server 6,7690.02% 2,665
Orion 6,501 0.01% 4,019
Sambar 5,9350.01%2,286
Xitami 4,4990.01%2,295
OmniHTTPd Pro 3,6930.01%927
NCSA HTTPd 3,0830.01%750