Difference between Internet Intranet and Extranet?

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Intranet is an information portal designed specifically for the internal communications of small and medium business enterprises while extranet is an information portal designed to give external limited access to certain files. Whereas users of intranet consist of members of the executive team, managers and directors and customer service among others, those of extranet consist of selected industry partners, privileged customers and long term suppliers among others. Intranets and extranets are characterized by secured internet access to the outside world and existence of an ID user.
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What Is the Key Difference Between an Intranet & an Extranet?
An intranet is strictly internal and its users are employees of the organizations. Conversely, organizations use extranets for business-to-business communications, and users. Any business associate that the organization grants authentication credentials... More »
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