Google Web Server

Category - Web Servers

Google Web Server (GWS) is a proprietary web server software that Google uses for its web infrastructure. GWS is used exclusively inside Google's ecosystem for website hosting.

Technology usage statistics

Websites using GWS 1,890 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Web Servers #23
Market share in Web Servers <0.1%

Technology adoption

Recent changes in GWS usage. (See GWS Usage Changes report)
Websites that added GWS +19
Websites that dropped GWS -7

Distribution by websites popularity

Google Web Server detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 170 websites
Top 100k sites 190 websites
Top 1m sites 476 websites

Websites utilizing Google Web Server

Top websites that use GWS

Domain Country Rank Contacts
google.com United States of America 5
www.google.com United States of America 5
maps.google.com United States of America 15
google.co.uk United States of America 102
www.google.co.uk United States of America 102
google.de United States of America 142
See full domain list

Market Share

GWS market share within the Web Servers category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.






Alternative Names

  • GWS

Google Web Server often used together with


Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with GWS on 1,867 domains. Total 8,486,158 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Web Application Frameworks.
Microsoft ASP.NET is used together with GWS on 917 domains. Total 534,110 domains found using Microsoft ASP.NET
Category - Operating Systems.
Windows Server is used together with GWS on 917 domains. Total 613,071 domains found using Windows Server
Category - Web Servers.
IIS is used together with GWS on 917 domains. Total 603,962 domains found using IIS
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with GWS on 903 domains. Total 6,425,165 domains found using JavaScript
Category - JavaScript Libraries.
jQuery is used together with GWS on 475 domains. Total 4,000,935 domains found using jQuery


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bytex: Total 72 domains found using bytex
Caddy: Total 5,913 domains found using Caddy
Cherokee: Total 103 domains found using Cherokee
Cloudflare Server: Total 837,410 domains found using Cloudflare Server