But of all the webservers out there, how many would justify the need of an
AS/400 to host them?  Also, it has only been till the last year or so that I
have noticed IBM pushing the AS/400 as a web server.

Adam Lang
Systems Engineer
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
http://www.rutgersinsurance.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nathan M. Andelin" <nandelin@relational-data.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 2:35 PM
Subject: Re: Is IIS worth the risk?


> From: "Jim Franz" <franz400@triad.rr.com>
> > I think the article's description of "gigantic install base"
> > refers to the desktops, not the servers.
>
> Jim,
>
> A recent report from Netcraft estimated an IIS install base of
approximately
> 11 million servers.  The last number I heard from IBM for OS/400 based Web
> servers running was 100,000 (perhaps most of which are Intranet).  The
> Apache install base was estimated at 20 million.
>
> Unfortunately the numbers seem to indicate that the iSeries is not a
serious
> competitor when it comes to Web presence.
>
> Nathan M. Andelin
> www.relational-data.com
>
>
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