Using an Intranet Within a Company
*What is Intranet
*An intranet for subcontractors
*Corporations and Customers
What is Intranet
An intranet is separated from the rest of the
Internet by a firewall that protects corporate
intranet from snooping eyes and malicious
A key component of an intranet is an
internal email system. You can use it like
Internet email and it use the internal routers
and mail server.
Other component of intranet contain a
database system etc.
● Corporate databases with important information can be made
available over the intranet via webbased
○ HTML documents
○ search tools
● An intranet is a private computer that uses Internet
technologies to securely share any part of an organization's
information or operational systems with its employees.
● enable people to collaborate on their work electronically
An intranet for subcontractors
● An intranet can make it easier for
subcontractors to work with other businesses.
● Subcontractors can use a secure web link into
the intranet to submit bids for projects, send
invoices, and even receive electronic payment
● Employees of the subcontractor can order parts
and services from other businesses similarly.
Corporations and Customers
Corporations can enable customers to buy goods and
services from them on the Internet by linking the
corporation's sales system to the Internet through the
Users can browse through catalogs on the company's
public website, order goods , and then submit secure
The transaction travels through a firewall in both
directions and uses encryption technology as a security