What is Intranet
An intranet is a private computer network built inside organisation company or a university. Intranet uses internet protocols with some times wired and sometimes wireless medium network connectivity to securely share part of an organization's information or operations with its employees and students respectively. Intranet can also be described as the organisation own private inter accessable website that holds all the information on running matters of the organisation. The same concepts and technologies of the Internet such as clients and servers running on the Internet protocol suite like Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and File Transfer Protocol (FTP) are used to build an intranet.
The use of intranet is increasing in the coperate sector day by day for the sharing of information and applications, collaboration between various companies to solve a common problem, teleconferencing, sharing the sophisticated corporate directories sales and Customer relationship management tools like MS project managor etc., to advance productivity.
Intranets are growing rapidly in nearly every part of the world. According to the Intranet design annual 2007 from Nielsen Norman Group the number of pages on participants' intranets averaged 200,000 over the years 2001 to 2003 and has grown to an average of 6 million pages over 2005–2007.