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Q: Email Server Market Share ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Email Server Market Share
Category: Business and Money > Advertising and Marketing
Asked by: amujica-ga
List Price: $30.00
Posted: 11 Jan 2004 15:58 PST
Expires: 10 Feb 2004 15:58 PST
Question ID: 295394
What is the market share of email server software and how many
marketers and spammers use each software, in other words, which are
the top 10 best selling email servers and which are the most popular
with marketers and spammers?

Clarification of Question by amujica-ga on 12 Jan 2004 23:03 PST
I would be happy to know simply what is the market share of mail
server software. For example, Exchange, IIS SMTP, SendMail, Imail,
Subject: Re: Email Server Market Share
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 18 Jan 2004 15:47 PST
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
Clarification of Question:

?I would be happy to know simply what is the market share of mail
server software. For example, Exchange, IIS SMTP, SendMail, Imail,

Dear Amujioca,

Below you will find the results of my research for the market share of
E-mail server software as requested in your clarification:

E-mail Server Software Survey - Market share statistics of the top ten
E-mail server software used on the Internet.

E-Mail Server Survey Results for April 2003

Software	             Share
Sendmail                 38.78%
Microsoft IIS/Other      17.44%
Qmail                     9.32%
Imail                     8.42%
Exim                      5.85%
Smap                      5.85%
CPMTA                     3.88%
Postfix                   2.53%
Microsoft Exchange        2.35%
CheckPoint FireWall-1     1.60%
Other                     3.99%

Source: Credentia

E-Mail Server Survey Results for January 2003

Here are the results for the E-Mail Server Survey taken in the latter
part of December, 2002.

?A survey between September and October 2001 by D.J. Berstein covered
one million random IP addresses successfully connected to 958 SMTP
(email) servers (such servers are also called mail transport agents,
or MTAs). Bernstein found that Unix Sendmail had the largest market
share (42% of all email servers), followed by Windows Microsoft
Exchange (18%), Unix qmail (17%), Windows Ipswitch IMail (6%), Unix
smap (2%), UNIX Postfix (formerly VMailer, 2%) and Unix Exim (1%).

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I hope you find this helpful!

Best regards,
amujica-ga rated this answer:4 out of 5 stars
Good job Bobbie7.

Thanks for the info, I had been looking for this kind of info for a while.


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