Mozilla's share of the browser market rose steadily throughout 2007, only slowing for the quarter directly following the release of Internet Explorer 7 (IE 7) in late 2006. Adoption in the enterprise nearly doubled to 18 percent by the end of 2007, but large-scale, companywide deployments are not yet typical. Mozilla continues to expend little energy on wooing IT managers to formally adopt Firefox...
Foley cites Internet Explorer's shortcomings as a primary driver for Firefox's growth, and there's certainly something to this. But in my experience, Firefox grows because it is simply a better browser. Period. People hear about it via word of mouth. Or people like me install it for our grandmothers and parents to save them from the bother imposed by IE.
18% of corporate desktops using Firefox
Posted on Saturday, Apr 05 2008 @ 17:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck