The unthinkable happens: Apache gives way to Microsoft's IIS
Apache appears to be losing its lead in the web server market to Microsoft's IIS. Apache still commands a healthy lead, but has been slipping lately....
Matt AsayContributing Writer
Matt Asay is a veteran technology columnist who has written for CNET, ReadWrite, and other tech media. Asay has also held a variety of executive roles with leading mobile and big data software companies.
Apache has always been thought of as untouchable. Long before Linux and other open-source software made inroads on Microsoft's turf, Apache's web server project lobotomized Microsoft's market share (in the web server market).