Study: Navigator Top Browser in the Enterprise
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Of the 113 businesses polled, 60 percent of the respondents indicated Netscape's Navigator is the preferred primary browser, while 40 percent favored Microsoft's IE. A third-party browser was not indicated by any of those queried for the first time in the study's two-year history.
Netscape's Navigator and Communicator products have retained leader positions among browsers in the enterprise arena, gaining six percentage points since the previous browser study conducted in July.
"We believe that the rise in share of Netscape's browser can be attributed to Navigator being made available at no cost earlier this year and that users continue to find Netscape to be a viable option," said Clay Ryder, vice president and chief analyst of Zona Research.
"Corporate browser policies continue to greatly impact browser usage within the enterprise, and we see from this study that 84% of IE in use as the primary browser is policy driven," said Ryder.
Zona Research's browser study among enterprises during the past two years shows the changing market:
For more information about the study, visit the research section of the Zona site.