Operating Systems products

839,994 Companies

What is Operating Systems?


An operating system (OS) is software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs. The operating system is an essential component of the system software in a computer system.

Market Share of Operating Systems products


At iDatalabs, we use sophisticated, patent-pending algorithms to track the use of various Operating Systems products and technologies. We track 45 products in the Operating Systems category, and have found 839,994 companies using these products.

Product Install base
(# of companies we found using this product)
Market Share (%)
Canonical Ubuntu 180,412 21%
Debian 105,146 12%
CentOS 102,433 12%
Apple IOS 97,254 11%
SUSE 50,881 6%
Windows Server 2003 37,733 < 5%
Mac OS 32,802 < 5%
Windows Server 2008 31,932 < 5%
Solaris 31,102 < 5%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 25,690 < 5%
Microsoft Windows Phone 21,852 < 5%
Windows Server 2012 14,286 < 5%
FreeBSD 12,028 < 5%
Fedora 11,683 < 5%
IBM i (formerly known as i5/OS) 8,986 < 5%
Windows Server 2000 7,945 < 5%
IBM Vsam 6,227 < 5%
IBM AIX 6,115 < 5%
Solaris 10 5,135 < 5%
HP-UX 4,824 < 5%
Windows CE 4,473 < 5%
Symbian 4,077 < 5%
Oracle Linux 3,906 < 5%
HP Open VMS 3,367 < 5%
Apple OS X Server 3,160 < 5%
Solaris 8 3,147 < 5%
Juniper Networks Junos 3,045 < 5%
WindRiver VxWorks 2,958 < 5%
Solaris 9 2,379 < 5%
IBM VTAM 2,174 < 5%
QNX 2,100 < 5%
SGI IRIX 2,072 < 5%
IBM z/OS Operating System 1,675 < 5%
OpenBSD 1,345 < 5%
HP Tru64 892 < 5%
Blackberry 10 879 < 5%
Solaris 11 806 < 5%
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 705 < 5%
WebOS 626 < 5%
Apple OS X Mountain Lion 534 < 5%
Mesosphere 401 < 5%
Blackberry 5 390 < 5%
Micrium 188 < 5%
IBM z/VSE Operating System 150 < 5%
IBM z/VM Operating System 79 < 5%