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Using the Internet, identify three organizations that make extensive use of extranets to collaborate with their business partners. Write a report summarizing the advantages and disadvantages of using extranets.

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Extranet:

  • Extranet is nothing but the private network that connects customers, suppliers and other organizations via web.
  • It is a part of an organization’s Intranet which is further extended to provide access to outside the organization.
  • Extranet needs more security and privacy and therefore it contains firewall, digital certificates, user authentication, encryption, virtual private networks and other securities.

Example: Checking the availability of inventory form the supplier who is not working inside the organization.

Explanation of Solution

Organizations that uses extranet to collaborate with their partners:

Some of the organizations that uses extranet to collaborate with their partners are as follows.

  • Fashion companies like “FOREVER 21”.
  • Universities like “The George Washington University”.
  • Website like “FEDEX”.

Advantages of using extranet:

  • Extranet helps to improve company’s productivity and generates best outputs by automating actions that were done manually in the past. Mechanization also decreases the scope of mistakes.
  • Work is done rapidly as compared to past manual systems.
  • Information can be altered, and updated immediately on an extranet...

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