61% of small businesses use or plan to use Microsoft's Small Business Server

At its one-year anniversary, Windows Small Business Server 2003 is quickly becoming the #1 server for small businesses. 61% of small businesses say they currently use or plan to deploy Windows Small Business Server, according to a Web-based survey sponsored by Microsoft and published in May by the Yankee Group, a Boston-based computing and communications consultancy.

At its one-year anniversary, Windows Small Business Server 2003 is quickly becoming the #1 server for small businesses. 61% of small businesses say they currently use or plan to deploy Windows Small Business Server, according to a Web-based survey sponsored by Microsoft and published in May by the Yankee Group, a Boston-based computing and communications consultancy.

The 2003 product is fast outselling its 2000 counterpart. At the one-year milestone since the platform's launch in October 2003, Microsoft has sold 262% more licenses for Windows Small Business Server 2003 than it did in the 12 months post launch of Windows Small Business Server 2000. More customers purchased Windows Small Business Server 2003 in the first four months after launch than in the entire first year of Windows Small Business Server 2000.