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July 7, 2016updated 22 Sep 2016 12:41pm

What is extranet?

Find out all about the extranet.


The extranet is a private network that uses the internet that allows people outside a business – partners, vendors or authorised customers – to access business information.

As the extranet is a private network, this ensures that the data is safer than if it was shared over a normal internet connection.

On top of internet technologies, the extranet also uses the public telecommunications system to share that information.

Essentially, an extranet is an extension of a business’s intranet.


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