Web Server Market: Microsoft Gains, Apache/Linux Declines

Posted by dave on Apr 7, 2006 10:49 AM EDT
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Microsoft Corp. took a big chunk of the Web server market this month at the expense of Apache running on Linux, as a major domain registrar moved to the Windows platform, a research and security firm said Thursday. The Redmond, Wash., company gained a 4.7 percent share while the open-source alternative fell 5.9 percent, making the shift one of the largest one-month swings on record, U.K.-based Netcraft Ltd. said. Microsoft's bonanza was driven by domain registrar Go Daddy migrating 3.5 million hostnames from Linux to Windows.

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