Intranet and Extranet Systems By T J Le

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Intranet and Extranet Systems By T. J. Le. Blanc and Aslam Azami 1

Intranet and Extranet Systems By T. J. Le. Blanc and Aslam Azami 1

Extranet Systems 2

Extranet Systems 2

What is an Extranet System? 3

What is an Extranet System? 3

 • A private network that is used to securely share part of a

• A private network that is used to securely share part of a business’s information or operations • Information can be shared with suppliers, vendors, partners, customers, or other businesses • Requires security and privacy(eg. , firewall server management or the use of digital certificates) • Can be accessed by anyone with the right clearance 4

What are the benefits of using an Extranet system? • Can add value to

What are the benefits of using an Extranet system? • Can add value to a company by allowing communication and co-operation with clients, customers, and partners • Can save money by streamlining traditional functions and cutting overhead costs • Provides other advantages to small businesses such as increased productivity and flexibility 5

How are Extranet systems being used within an organization? • Sales representatives can deliver

How are Extranet systems being used within an organization? • Sales representatives can deliver interactive presentations regardless of a customer’s location • Extranet systems allow contractor businesses to help keep everyone on track • Manufacturing industry uses extranets to provide product specifications with ease • Allows students to earn credits regardless of where they are or if they attend class regularly 6

Disadvantages of using an Extranet system • Can be expensive to set up(e. g,

Disadvantages of using an Extranet system • Can be expensive to set up(e. g, costs of hardware, software, manpower and other associated costs) • Can open systems up to breaches in system security due to outsiders having access to internal databases • Threat of packet sniffers 7

Interesting Extranet Fact • Extranet systems were only able to share light documents in

Interesting Extranet Fact • Extranet systems were only able to share light documents in it’s early days 8

But what’s the difference? 9

But what’s the difference? 9

Differences between an Intranet and Extranet system Intranet Extranet -not usable to anyone outside

Differences between an Intranet and Extranet system Intranet Extranet -not usable to anyone outside of the intranet -can be accessed by authorized outsiders -does not have different levels of access -different levels of access can be set for different types of people -more secure -has more critical security flaws 10

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