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Web Server

Any hardware or software allowing a computer to connect to the Internet. A web server allows one to visit websites, post or share content, and view advertisements.
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In March 1999, members of the Apache Group formed The Apache Software Foundation to provide organizational, legal, and financial support for the Apache HTTP Server.
Beyond the Apache HTTP Server, dozens of ASF projects - from build tools to Web services to cloud computing and more - lead the way in Open Source technology.
The ClearTrust Agent for IBM HTTP Server and WebConnect are available immediately from RSA, while the ClearTrust MDA will be available in the third quarter for IBM's Resource Access Control Facility as well as Computer Associates Inc's CA-ACF2 and CA-Top Secret, and in the fourth quarter for IBM's DB2 database management system.
The ASF is responsible for millions of lines of code and roughly one dozen servers comprising its infrastructure; nearly 500 community-driven modules have been developed to extend functionality of the Apache HTTP Server alone.
In an April 2004 Security Space survey of 14,174,836 Web sites, the Apache HTTP Server was recognized as the most widely implemented Web server platform, with 70.
The Web Request Broker technology goes beyond the limited functionality of a stand-alone HTTP server to give companies real choices for deploying Web applications in open environments.
Support for Complete Apache Web Software - Through a partnership with Covalent Technologies, a steward and contributor to the Apache Software Foundation, JBoss introduced an option allowing JBoss Application Server or Apache Tomcat support customers to add full professional support services for the Apache HTTP Server (Apache Web Server), the most widely deployed web server in Fortune 500 enterprises.
It includes the Point-n-Run Framework for directly running applications already deployed on Apache HTTP Server, Tomcat, Microsoft (Nasdaq:MSFT) IIS(TM) and BEA Systems (Nasdaq:BEAS) WebLogic(TM) Server.
In addition, access to a test HTTP server at Softshare's end is provided for users to exchange XML messages and test the full range of delivery and response features for their Web services solutions.