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An intranet that can be partially accessed by authorized outside users, enabling businesses to exchange information over the Internet securely.
- ‘The company also implements intranets and secure extranets as well as internet-based applications.’
- ‘Email, intranets, and extranets can move information across borders, around established bottlenecks, and over chains of command - so that complaints, suggestions, and alternatives get a hearing inside the company.’
- ‘But we've found a handful of cutting-edge entrepreneurs who are using intranets and extranets to transform their business strategies, in most cases by helping their companies forge new relationships.’
- ‘Then there are Web sites, extranets, intranets, and other ways of passing information, be they messages or digital objects like a Powerpoint slide show, a PDF, or a piece of media.’
- ‘What is new is the scope and scale of the application of rich metadata to a much wider variety of content objects - intranets, extranets and even the Web.’
- ‘The core business application of 3G is provision of ubiquitous access to corporate intranets and extranets.’
- ‘But that began to change as Clemmons' team started bringing customers onto the secure extranet and giving them access to the self-help application.’
- ‘The company develops and adapts the software for companies to multiple environments including internet, intranets, extranets, wireless and text messaging.’
- ‘This includes Web portal access tools provided by database vendors for intranet, extranet or Internet access.’
- ‘Imagine an advanced call control service that users can configure right on their PCs or build into their corporate intranets or extranets.’
- ‘And while three quarters of leather tanners have a Web site and use email, the use of intranets, electronic data interchange and extranets is rare.’
- ‘The increasing use of extranets - the granting of non-employees and business partners secure access to internal networks - which have become a ‘must have’ requirement of conducting business.’
- ‘This holds true for an intranet, an extranet, or a public Web site.’
- ‘Employees, suppliers, customers, and partners communicate - every day and in real time - via intranets and extranets.’
- ‘Publishing Web services outside of the enterprise will allow partners and even customers to consume the information/functionality and use it on their extranets / intranets.’
- ‘In many cases, a company's intranet, extranet, or Internet initiatives already serve as the primary vehicle for delivering critical information to customers, partners, employees, and investors.’
- ‘One of the biggest areas of investment was in company extranets to enable B2B transactions.’
- ‘Increased Internet use, mobile computing, intranets and extranets, and e-commerce initiatives are integral to business communications.’
- ‘The proliferation of Web-based content on corporate intranets, extranets and Web pages has provided a daunting array of challenges.’
- ‘Document management solutions now incorporate elements of content management, a more robust database, more sophisticated access control, workflow processes, and access via the internet, intranet or extranet.’
1990s: from extra- outside + net, by analogy with intranet.
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