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extranet

A private network that uses Internet technology and the public telecommunication system to secure a business’s information or operations with suppliers, vendors, partners, customers, or other businesses. It is an extension of an intranet with added security features.
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a leader in configurable web-based compliance systems, today announced that The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM) will use Webridge's Compliance Extranet software to streamline the IRB review and approval oversight processes for thousands of research projects involving human subjects.
To this end, SafeWeb has applied its award-winning proxy technology to develop the Secure Extranet Appliance (SEA), a clientless SSL-based VPN that enables companies to set up secure extranets in as little as one hour.
Currently, many production companies produce project extranets on a singular basis, creating certain redundancies despite consistency within the various sites.
Genex delivered to Anonymous a standardized, reusable extranet that provides internal teams with a central resource for all project-related information, and business partners with a limited-access visual preview and review system.
The extranet portal serves as a public Internet site and also a password-protected confidential intranet and extranet portal for Furuno employees and dealers.
Called the Coatings e-Center, the extranet web site leverages Webridge application software to dramatically streamline communications with customers while simplifying their process of selecting optimal compounds for new coatings applications, technical service, and knowledge sharing.
1] Properly designed and implemented, extranets offer maximum performance internetworking between the networked computing resources of different companies, with limited risk to both parties.
Focusing on extranets is a wise strategy for a company such as CEOLive, said Tom Taulli, columnist for Internet.
Secure extranets also offer additional benefits aside from essential security measures.
As ISPs seek to maximize their return on investments and provide competitive differentiating services, Bay Networks ExtraNet Profits program offers service providers the tools and operational support necessary to enhance their business model with high margin value-added services to attract new and retain existing customers.
It discusses how to design, build, and administer successful extranets.
Central Desktop for AppExchange provides a professional user-experience when collaborating with customers and partners by allowing Salesforce users to invite their customers into a private, invitation-only extranet that can be entirely customized to the company's corporate themes and colors.