Extranets are soaring because they facilitate a seamless flow of information and commerce among employees, suppliers, and customers. In the first full-scale guide to the subject, Baker describes in depth the many profitable applications for Extranets, from communications and customer service to product development, marketing and sales.
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Make communication between your employees, customers, and vendors faster, cheaper, and easier than ever! Extranets, the next generation of Intranet, are dynamic wide area networks that link a company's employees, suppliers, customers, and other key business partners in a secure, electronic on-line environment for business communications. Extranets is the first book ever to show network professionals and nontechnical managers how to create and manage an Extranet for your business. Going far beyond the Internet, e-mail, and conventional Intranets, Extranets provide fast, reliable, secure, and low-cost computer-to-computer communication for a wide range of applications--everything from sales, marketing, fulfillment, on-line publishing, and customer service, to product development, directory and database services, employee communications, workgroup projects, and electronic commerce. Among the topics covered: How an Extranet fits into your overall communications strategy--and how to integrate it with your existing Internet and Intranet access methods; Detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to plan, implement, start, operate, and manage your own Extranet; Securing your Extranet with firewalls, cryptography, secure sockets, and other security measures; How to make electronic commerce a reality in your business--and get your customers and suppliers to conduct transactions on-line NOW! ABOUT THE AUTHOR As editorial director of Courseware Development Group in Houston, Texas, Richard H. Baker designs and develops computer skills training products for Fortune 1000 clients. He is the author of 15 computer books; his McGraw-Hill titles include Wiring the Workgroup, Networking and the Enterprise; How to Build Client/Server Systems That Work, Network Security, and Downsizing; How to Get Big Gains from Smaller Computer Systems.
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