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Intranets and Extranets

Discuss the nature of Intranets and Extranets. How do they facilitate intra-and inter-corporate transactions and relative security?

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An intranet is a private network that is open only to employees of a single organization. Intranets are internal communications vehicles and knowledge bases that serve as a company-wide information system. As such, they can vastly improve information flow and keep costs down within a company
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The benefits of intranets to a small business, even a home business, do not substantially differ from the benefits reaped by larger firms. In fact, within large companies there often exist multiple smaller, segregated intranets. A small human resources intranet, for example, will tend to feature substantially different content than an intranet for engineers.

Whatever the scope -- organization-wide, departmental, or workgroup -- intranet services promise to ...

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Discuss the nature of Intranets and Extranets. How do they facilitate intra-and inter-corporate transactions and relative security?

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