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May 2002 Netcraft Survey Highlights

The Netcraft Web Server Survey is a survey of Web Server software usage on the Internet. Netcraft received responses to its May 2002 survey from 37,574,105 sites. This is a minuscule decline from April's 37,585,233 and is the third consecutive decline this year.

Apache, Microsoft, Zeus, and iPlanet remained the key players with shares of 56.21 percent, 31.68 percent, 2.26 percent, and 2.19 percent, respectively. The number of servers decreased across the board for all of the key players.

NT-specific servers accounted for 31.94 percent of responses, a decline from the previous month's 32.23 percent. Apache-specific servers accounted for 57.75 percent, again a declines from April's 57.94 percent. Macintosh-specific servers increased from 0.36 percent in April to 1.06 percent in May.

Of the servers surveyed, 19,050,774, or 50.70 percent, had .com domains.

May Results
Server No. of
Servers in Use
Market Share No. of Servers
With .com domains
Apache21,120,38856.21% 9,088,063
Microsoft-IIS11,901,948 31.68%7,522,186
Zeus849,0892.26%462,248
Netscape-Enterprise806,5382.15%444,552
Rapidsite423,4261.13%288,677
WebSTAR387,423 1.03% 336,617
thttpd379,0591.01%1,937
tigershark284,5950.76%215,983
WebSitePro83,277 0.22%48,231
Lotus Domino74,078 0.20% 28,460
Stronghold65,823 0.18%41,811
WN24,0610.06%4,908
SilverStream14,9830.04%1,517
Netscape FastTrack Server12,5090.03%5,055
Sambar 12,2840.03%3,614
Zope8,8030.02%2,676
Enterprise for NetWare8,5630.02% 2,427
Xitami6,7710.02%4,474
NCSA HTTPd5,6810.02% 1,315
WebLogic5,3040.01%3,917
Orion5,0350.01%3,357
AOLServer4,983 0.01% 3,248
OmniHTTPd Pro3,4010.01%1,152
SimpleServer:WWW3900.00%199
Personal Web Server 2870.00% 58
Savant 2650.00% 140
Jigsaw 650.00% 21
Tcl Web Server 600.00% 28
GoAhead490.00% 26
vqServer 490.00% 23
ZBServer430.00%14
Roxen WebServer410.00% 0

This study taken from ServerWatch, an internet.com property.