What Differs an Intranet From the Internet?

Tim Berners-Lee, a computer scientist, founded the Swiss particle physics center made a proposal to CERN in 1989, which is most known for housing the Large Hadron Collider. He stated in it, “We should aim toward a universal connected information system, in which generality and portability are more important than flashy graphics techniques and complicated supplementary facilities. The idea is to provide a location and a mechanism to later locate any material or references that one feels are significant.

Fast-forward After 33 years, Tim Berners- Lee has an shiny knighthood to show for his creative thinking, and his definition of the internet is still accurate: it is a location where people can post whatever knowledge or sources they deem significant so that they or anyone else can access them later. The immensity of the internet is its distinguishing feature. There are billions of computers and millions of users accessing the internet at any given time. You’re undoubtedly online if your computer is attached to an Ethernet connection, connected to Wi-Fi, or linked to a cellular network.

AVAILABILITY An intra-room computer network is known as a LAN. A computer network of devices used by the same company, such as a university or law office, is known as an intranet. The internet is a network of computers that are all located on the same globe; in fact, if one includes satellites, the internet even travels into orbit. The accessibility of information on the internet is what distinguishes it from other media.

An intranet’s distinguishing feature is availability. The majority of private people and businesses have information they’d like to share inside their network but would prefer not to have arbitrary strangers go at whenever they like. Although intranets employ the same networking techniques and protocols as the internet, only authorized users have access to the information contained there. Administrators install firewalls, which are technological barriers preventing unauthorized access to confidential data, to stop private information on an intranet from escaping onto the worldwide internet. Intranets are private compared to the public internet.


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