"We're componentizing IIS so you can load just the pieces of the Web server that you really need," Muglia said. "In the process of doing that, we'll be supercompetitive to Apache."More info at CNET
Microsoft aims at Apache with Longhorn Server
Posted on Wednesday, Jun 08 2005 @ 04:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft is aiming to snoop away some serious market share of Apache by releasing Longhorn Server in 2007. The new IIS (Internet Information Service web server) from Microsoft will feature a new modular architecture and is said to be faster and more secure than previous versions.