extranet


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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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An extranet is part of the World Wide Web, or at least it is based on the major Internet protocols and backbones.
Funk would emphasize one bit of advice over all others for any organization that may be weighing the development of an extranet site.
He said one of his goals is to provide content for corporate extranets, giving employees, suppliers and customers access to information about the company, including interviews with the chief executive officer.
Yet only the recent developments of digital certificates and secure extranets permit companies to conduct online business as safely as if it involved traditional paper.
Our extranet reflects a business philosophy that we need to provide clients with "time and information .
By using TNS' Secure Trading Extranet, financial institutions can submit a variety of trade-related messages, including indications of interest, order routing and executions.
Walker said that the presence of the Secure Trading Extranet would act as a catalyst to expansion in non-big five financial markets.
Extranets often require companies to add staff to handle manual data entry.
As networks consolidate and membership grows, the ability to connect, communicate and easily obtain and integrate virtually all services through a centrally-hosted connectivity provider will not only increase the value proposition of financial extranets, it will make connecting in virtually any other way almost obsolete," Tabb concludes.
Since the Komen Foundation launched its new Web site and extranet, public Web site visits have increased 285 percent, incoming calls from Affiliates have dropped dramatically and printing costs have been reduced.
We believe that Emory University's vision of a one-stop research extranet is an example of its commitment to advancing the pace of biomedical research and increasing researcher productivity," said Nancy Koenig, executive vice president of operations for Click Commerce.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel's division in Brazil has recently made information more readily accessible to its corporate customers through an extranet powered by Business Objects solutions.