Microsoft Ahead of Amazon in Public Facing Web Site Hosting of Windows Computers

Netcraft has just issued an article based on their regular internet site analysis on the state of public facing web sites hosted on Windows servers.


Thanks to a 50% growth rate in Azure web sites since May 2013, Microsoft has overtaken Amazon specifically in the hosting of Windows based public facing web sites.

The crazy statistic is this one: this currently represents only 1% of the world’s Windows based public facing web sites.  Imagine the growth potential for Azure to dominate such a fragmented market…

Netcraft also published a breakdown of web sites per Azure region.  This shows where these web sites are located: