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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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Using a best practices portal design, SP Extranet is a full portal structure.
While extranets can promote communication and collaboration between a firm and its legal department clients, says Rennagel, law departments sometimes decline to use the firm's extranets for a variety of reasons--they may have their own extranet or just prefer sending files by e-mail.
In addition to internal efficiencies, a law firm uses its SORCE extranet to show clients the status of all of their projects with the firm, which saves the client time and gives clients a greater sense of accountability and value from the firm.
It is important to stress that businesses that choose to have an extranet developed for them will need to undertake a full market- place analysis of the different supplier offerings against their detailed requirements.
Extranet trials have been carried out over the past two years with NWL pilot project teams and in view of the successful trials all new projects, which are due to start in the subsequent five-year cycle of projects will be established on the extranet.
Gateway builds the extranet on the procurement applications and processes that staff are accustomed to using.
The extranet will initially be used by Business Link's board of directors, with key partners and suppliers being added later.
Instead, companies are turning to another solution: "Intranets" and "Extranets." Corporate Intranets and other internal knowledge-sharing systems have become a "must-have" in today's fast-paced, tech-heavy work environment.
The offering is said to improve win rates, decrease sales costs and increase customer satisfaction through a set of solutions that include: Account and Opportunity Collaboration, Proposal Management, Contract Management, Customer Extranet and Partner Extranet.
Together With CoStar Property 8.0, CoStar Connect will enable Jones Lang LaSalle professionals to share CoStar's dynamic content online with their clients via a secure "extranet" accessed through the Jones Lang LaSalle Web site.
Through their Intranet, Extranet, and Internet sites, they are providing concurrent access to their data to more people for more hours in the day than ever before.
JSG uses extranet for streamline service and information.