NewsFactor: Windows Server 2003 Taking Share from Linux
Sep 16, 2003, 19:00 (23 Talkback[s])
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"The number of Web sites powered by Microsoft's Windows Servers
2003 has more than doubled since July, according to Internet
monitoring firm Netcraft.
"Much of this increase, 49 percent, is due to companies
upgrading from earlier versions of Windows, said Netcraft, and 42
percent is attributable to new sites. But Server 2003, very much
the new kid on the block--it was released in April--is also taking
share from other OS's server products.
"'I think the Linux community would be shocked that any site
would switch from Linux to Windows Server 2003,' said Netcraft
director Mike Prettejohn. 'But they are...'"