Intranet

Technology / Computers / Intranet: A private network for communications and sharing of information that, like the Internet, is based on TCP/IP but is accessible only to authorized users within an organization. An organization’s intranet is usually protected from external access by a firewall. See also: Extranet.

Firewall

Technology / Aviation / Firewall: A fire-resistant bulkhead that isolates the engine from other parts of an airplane's structure. MORE

Internet Service Provider (ISP)

Technology / Computers / Internet Service Provider (ISP): A company that provides access to the Internet. For a monthly fee, the service provider gives you a software package, username, password and access phone number. Equipped with a modem, you can then lo MORE

Employee Self-Service

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Employee Self-Service: A trend in human resource management that allows employees to handle many job-related tasks normally conducted by HR (such as benefits enrollment, updating personal information and accessing company i MORE

Portal

Technology / Computers / Portal: A web site that aims to be an entry point to the World-Wide Web, typically offering a search engine and/or links to useful pages, and possibly news or other services. These services are usually provid MORE

Extranet

Technology / Computers / Extranet: An extranet is similar to an intranet. They both use Internet protocols. The difference is that the extranet is designed to give a certain amount of access to outside users where an intranet is secure MORE

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