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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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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.
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.
Business partners are relying more heavily on extranet Web sites to conduct electronic commerce, but the trend is resulting in additional supplier costs for the supply chain, research from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) reveals.
Existing customers of the Secure Trading Extranet will be able to access Bermuda's lucrative financial markets to submit a variety of trade-related messages, including indications of interest, order routing and trade executions, and will be able to carry out other Financial Information eXchange (FIX) and non-FIX transactions.
Because the Extranet already connects both ends of the trading cycle, it is uniquely positioned to best measure transaction speeds between trading partners.
In addition to simplifying the network infrastructure, once the extranet gains scale and the benefits of the "network effect" kick in, the network's value increases exponentially as the number of brokers, clients, data providers, execution venues and service providers on the network increase, the ease and speed of connecting to that provider increases, as does the network utility.
org and our extranet serving more than 110 Affiliates has enabled us to provide our key audiences with timely, tailored breast cancer news and information.
The success of the company's current supplier extranets has prompted Emerson Process Management to plan for at least 10 more rollouts over the next two years to meet the increasing demands of its product development pipeline.
The extranet capabilities of Business Objects allow Liberty, which serves approximately 5,500 credit unions and 200 community banks, to offer Strategic Advisor without requiring clients to maintain their own hardware or install any special software.