NetworkWorldFusion: Apache Earning Its Stripes
May 29, 2003, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jennifer Mears)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Apache, the popular Web server that runs a majority of sites on
the Internet, is poised for growth in enterprise data centers as
companies Web-enable business applications.
"'Web servers are becoming increasingly important as more and
more applications are built to be accessed using a Web browser,'
says Dan Kusnetzky, vice president of system software at IDC, which
predicts that the Web server software market will jump from $852
million in 2002 to about $1.7 billion in 2007.
"Those figures don't include free software such as Apache,
Kusnetzky points out, but he says that as Linux becomes more widely
used in enterprise installations, Apache is likely to be the Web
server that goes with it..."