INetU, Cable and Wireless most reliable hosting company sites during December

Ranking by Failed Requests and Connection time,
December 1st - 31st 2003

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During December both the INetU and Cable & Wireless sites were faultless with no failed requests at all from any of our five measurement points.

INetU's site has been consistently highly ranked throughout Q4 2003, and has now been in the top three for the last three months running. As neither INetU or Cable and Wireless had any failed requests, INetU is ranked above Cable & Wireless because the average connection time from our performance measurment points to the INetU site was faster.

Cable and Wireless, located in Swindon is the hosting company site that is geographically closest to Netcraft, but it does not enjoy any special advantage because of this; there is only one performance collection point in the UK, which is in London.

Sites running on BSD operating systems occupied four out of the first seven places.

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January 2004 Web Server Survey

In the January 2004 survey we received responses from 46,067,743 sites.

Graph of market share for top servers across all domains, August 1995 - January 2004

Top Developers
Developer December 2003Percent January 2004Percent Change
Apache3100569067.433104092267.38-0.05
Microsoft959657120.87967597921.000.13
SunONE15303723.3315038553.26-0.07
Zeus7497911.637520531.630.00

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