Internet Server Software: A Feather In Apache's Cap

IBM throws its weight behind the "freeware" program

Pop quiz: What company makes the most popular software for running Internet servers? If you guessed Microsoft or Netscape, you're wrong. It's the Apache Group--which isn't even a company but a coalition of volunteer programmers who work on the Apache server program and distribute it for free across the Net. While it might not be a household name, Apache runs on roughly half of all servers connected to the Net, including those at Yahoo!, UUnet, and Digital Equipment.

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