Now, any website customer that purchases one of VeriSign's premium Secure Site or Global Site services will also receive a diagnostic check of its web server vulnerabilities. The service is being offered as part of an arrangement with Netcraft, a web server security consultancy.
The Queen has just become the latest and most prominent supporter of Linux... nobody even noticed the change until it was picked up by a website monitoring organisation, Netcraft.
[Netcraft] is quoted widely in open-source circles as to the truth about the dominance of Linux.
Netcraft also surveys SSL servers on the Internet, and there the numbers are very different: Microsoft's 37 percent is almost twice that of Netscape's or Stonghold's share, and Sun Web Server doesn't even make the list. Because SSL servers are more likely to be real business servers, Netcraft's survey is a telling indicator of Microsoft's presence in the market.
Just two years ago the Netcraft survey counted 1 million sites on the Web, the latest survey finds that there are now over 5 million web sites.
Every consultancy has its own estimates of Asian e-commerce revenues; all agree that they are small compared to America's but whose aren't? A more reliable guide may be the number of secure web servers in each country. Secure servers are used mainly for e-commerce, and they have certificates giving the actual country of residence, as opposed to address domains such as .uk or .fr which can often be misleading... Today Asia has nearly two-thirds as many e-commerce servers as the EU and it is gaining ground, according to Netcraft.
Netcraft receives Fast50 Award from Deloitte & Touche
..from 1995 Netcraft has seen a 300 per cent growth. These figures speak for themselves. These are the firms that we need to attract.
Opinion: Why is Microsoft worrying about Linux?
Apache Rules The Web
Windows NT Server Is the No. 1 Internet and Intranet Web Server Platform According to Netcraft and IntelliQuest Studies
The latest Netcraft survey, for example, reveals that NT-based servers now account for at least a quarter of all servers on the Web.
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