Compare IIS vs. Tomcat

IIS is ranked 3rd in Application Server with 3 reviews while Tomcat is ranked 5th in Application Server with 1 review. IIS is rated 7.6, while Tomcat is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IIS writes "A stable solution for our customer's websites or internal applications". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tomcat writes "Helps developers build up their prototype system to evaluate their application design and feature testing". IIS is most compared with NGINX Plus, Oracle WebLogic Server and JBoss, whereas Tomcat is most compared with Oracle WebLogic Server, JBoss and IBM WebSphere Application Server.
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It is licensed with your Windows installation which makes it relatively cheap if you already have a Windows Server sitting around.

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Ranking
3rd
out of 22 in Application Server
Views
4,664
Comparisons
4,079
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
209
Avg. Rating
7.7
5th
out of 22 in Application Server
Views
5,916
Comparisons
5,363
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
118
Avg. Rating
8.0
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Overview
Internet Information Services (IIS) provides a secure, easy-to-manage, modular and extensible platform for reliably hosting websites, services and applications. With IIS, you get choice and control without giving up reliability or security.Apache Tomcat is an open source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Expression Language and Java WebSocket technologies. The Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Expression Language and Java WebSocket specifications are developed under the Java Community Process. Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
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Sample Customers
Erste Bank Group, NJVC, Samsung Electronics, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, Tata Steel Europe, Urban Software InstituteWalmart.com, The Weather Channel, E*Trade, Delta Virtual Airlines, General Motors, AppFuse, Bonhams, CardinalHealth, CarGurus.com, FarmDirectory.org, Millenium Pharmaceuticals, RecipeLand.com, WebShots, QuickCreative.net, MyOtherDrive
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