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8. An intranet can be extended to outside parties with this network

An extranet extends a company's intranet on a network so that outside parties can use it.

Answer: Extranet

An extranet is a private network that uses Internet technology 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. It has also been described as a "state of mind" in which the Internet is perceived as a way to do business with other companies as well as to sell products to customers. An extranet can offer opportunities for customer self service and can enable e-billing, placing orders and even sharing company blogs.
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