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DEFINITION: An extranet is a private network that uses Internet technology and the public telecommunication system to securely share part of a business's information or operations with suppliers, vendors, partners, customers, or other businesses. An extranet can be viewed as part of a company's intranet that is extended to users outside the company. It has also been described as a "state of mind" in which the  … 
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Smart Strategies for Securing Extranet Access
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Download this whitepaper to learn how you can mitigate risk, improve extranet security, streamline compliance and enable your organization to boost its bottom-line by taking advantage of advanced access management technologies.
Posted: 21 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2010

Oracle Corporation

Fenwick & West Use Metalogix for eRoom-to-SharePoint Migration
sponsored by Metalogix
CASE STUDY: In 2005, Fenwick & West selected Microsoft SharePoint as its next-generation intranet, extranet, and collaboration platform. It soon became clear, however, that migration would be an obstacle. Read this case study to learn about their migration solution. 
Posted: 29 Apr 2010 | Published: 29 Apr 2010

Metalogix

SharePoint E-zine Volume 12: SharePoint Taxonomies That Stand the Test of Time
sponsored by SearchWinIT
EZINE: In this month's issue, learn ways to accommodate permanent departments and business functions as well as ad hoc collaboration when building out your SharePoint taxonomies.
Posted: 20 Jul 2009 | Published: 20 Jul 2009

SearchWinIT

Building an Extranet Portal
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The need for organizations to provide network access for external audiences such as partners & customers is increasing. This paper details the benefits of an extranet portal & highlights SSL VPN technology as a best approach to achieve increase...
Posted: 27 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Juniper Networks, Inc.
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EXTRANETS DEFINITION (continued): …  Internet is perceived as a way to do business with other companies as well as to sell products to customers. An extranet requires security and privacy. These can include firewall server management, the issuance and use of digital certificates or similar means of user authentication, encryption of messages, and the use of virtual private networks (VPNs) that tunnel through the public network.Companies can use an extranet to:Exchange large volumes of data using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)Share product catalogs exclusively with wholesalers or those "in the trade"Collaborate with other companies … 
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