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Delivery channels define the level of access to applications and systems based upon the type of network used to deliver them.

  • Extranet

    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.

  • Internet

    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.

  • Intranet

    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.