Building a Strategic Extranet

Building a Strategic Extranet

by Bryan Pfaffenberger
     
 

Building A Strategic Extranet Increase Your Business Agility with an Extranet Find out how successful companies around the globe are using extranets to gain a strategic advantage. With clear instructions and dozens of real-world examples, award-winning author Bryan Pfaffenberger demonstrates how to use existing intranet and Internet technologies to develop a robust

Overview

Building A Strategic Extranet Increase Your Business Agility with an Extranet Find out how successful companies around the globe are using extranets to gain a strategic advantage. With clear instructions and dozens of real-world examples, award-winning author Bryan Pfaffenberger demonstrates how to use existing intranet and Internet technologies to develop a robust extranet at minimal cost. Filled with sound business and management considerations, Building a Strategic Extranet offers authoritative, up-to-date information on extranet standards and tools, and addresses all of the issues posed by extranets — including content development, architecture, implementation, and security. Your Complete Guide to Planning and Implementing a Successful Extranet

  • Evaluate a prototype extranet
  • Review the fundamentals of enterprise networking
  • Understand the pros and cons of Windows NT and UNIX architectures
  • Master TCP/IP security issues
  • Build secure cryptosystems
  • Implement a virtual private network
  • Choose the right extranet topology
  • Select state-of-the-art applications that are easy to implement
  • Explore the differences between available browsers and servers
  • Master the latest tools for extranet content development
  • Estimate the costs of your extranet
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Explains extranets, intranets that can be externally accessed. Part I introduces extranets and their business possibilities, and Part II focuses on security issues. Part III explores extranet development tools and technologies and introduces cross-platform languages, and Part IV covers design, implementation, and management of an extranet. For managers, IS executives, computing and business students, and small business owners. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764531255
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/19/1998
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.18(d)

Meet the Author

About the Author Bryan Pfaffenberger, Ph.D., associate professor of technology, culture, and communications at the University of Virginia, is a sought-after consultant and speaker on intranet and extranet issues. Recipient of the Best Book of the Year award from the American Society of Information Science, Dr. Pfaffenberger's many published works are noted for their accessibility and the depth of the supporting research.

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