INTERNET,INTRANET AND EXTRANET

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MEANING OF INTERNET
Internet is a "network of networks³ It carry various information and services, such as electronic mail, online chat, file transfer, and the interlinked Web pages and other documents of the World Wide Web. It is the interconnected computer networks that transmit data by packet switching using the standard Internet Protocol (IP). The internet is a series of computers networked together to serve up information to the public

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HOW THE INTERNET WORKS 
Backbone
An Internet high-speed, long distance communications links (like a bus; wire that connects nodes) 

Uniform resource locator (URL)
An assigned address on the Internet for each computer E.g., http://www.yorku.ca/

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ACCESS TO THE INTERNET 

LAN servers
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Local servers can provide access to the Internet through normal connections (e.g., Ethernet) 

Serial line internet protocol (SLIP) and Point-to-point protocol (PPP)
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Communications protocol software that transmits packets over telephone lines, allowing dial-up access to the Internet

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BENEFITS OF INTERNET
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E-mail Access Information Shopping Online Chat Downloading Software

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LIMITATIONS OF INTERNET
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Misuse of Personal Information. Spamming The internet has also given birth to viruses that can wreck havoc in the system and cause a lot of damage. No process to check information for accuracy. Pornography.

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MEANING OF INTRANET 

An intranet is a private analog of the Internet, or as a private extension of the Internet confined to an organization. 

An intranet is usually described as an internal or restricted access network that is similar to functionality as the internet, but is only available to an organization internally. 

An intranet is an internal private computer network or connection of one or more computer networks, whose use and access is restricted to an organization and its employees 

Intranets are organizationally restricted.
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IMPLEMENTATION OF INTRANET
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Securing senior management support and funding. Determine your employees' wants. Assign an administrator to manage the internal site. Make it secure.

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User involvement in testing and promoting use of intranet.
Make it easy to update. Watch your (programming) language.

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BENEFITS OF INTRANET Using an intranet to exchange files with other branches, companies or people is
much faster than traditional methods. Intranets can enhance the productivity at an organization. An intranet can also help associates find data quickly and easy through a browser interface Intranets allow organizations to distribute information to employees on an asneeded basis teamwork is enabled. Intranets are being used to deliver tools and applications. Intranets are being used as corporate culture-change platforms. Intranet is built in an organization, its resources can be shared and employee communication is made possible.       

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LIMITATIONS OF AN INTRANET
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Security issues

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Information overload does exist and can take place when too much data is up on the intranet.

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BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 

Information Management:
Strategic Decision Support Enterprise resource management On-Line Analytical Protocol (OLAP) for data analysis Financial data reporting system Time & leave system Procurement and supply system Travel system Employee skills management, teaming 

Marketing:
Promotional presentations (multimedia) Customer support Customer surveys

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Workflow:
Distributed development teamwork (detachments, partners) Process control Project scheduling and task tracking Calendars for people and meeting rooms Process monitoring and data collection Productivity monitoring Activity-Based Costing 

Communications enhancement:
Secure communications Security testing and monitoring Registration form Internet telephone Video and teleconferencing
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Document Management:
News CAD viewer & server File servers Forms server Document management, library Research support using Intelligent Agents and profiles Search tools 

Training:
Online training Online testing and certification Collaborative training

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MEANING OF EXTRANET 

An extranet provides various levels of accessibility to outsiders. Extranets are set up by organizations to provide restricted access to special information. Extranets are password protected thus limiting the accessibility to the site. An extranet can be viewed as part of a company¶s intranet that is extended to users outside the company.   

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USES OF EXTRANET 

Exchange large volumes of data using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Share product catalogs exclusively with wholesalers or those "in the trade" Jointly develop and use training programs with other companies Access services provided by one company to a group of other companies. Share news of common interest exclusively with partner companies.    

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LIMITATIONS OF EXTRANETS 

Extranets are costly to apply and maintain in an organisation. There can be lack of communication between employees,clients and organisation. 

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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INTERNET,INTRANET AND EXTRANET
Basis INTERNET INTRANET EXTRANET

1.Accessibility

It·s a global network. It·s a private network. Every single individual unsecure Members of a Particular organizations. Fully secured

It·s a semi private network. Members of Group of organizations. Less secure

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CONCLUSION

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QUESTIONS

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