Delivery channels define the level of access to applications and systems based upon the type of network used to deliver them.
An extranet is a private network that uses the Internet protocol 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.
The internet is a worldwide system of computer networks in which users at any one computer can, if they have permission, get information from any other computer.
An intranet is a private network that is contained within an enterprise. It may consist of many inter-linked local area networks and is used to share company information and resources among employees.
- Peer to Peer (P2P)
Peer to Peer is a class of applications, that operate outside the DNS system and have significant or total autonomy from central servers, that take advantage of resources available on the Internet.
- Virtual Private Network (VPN)
A Private Data Network that makes use of the public telecommunication infrastructure, maintaining privacy through the use of a tunneling protocol and security procedures.