Extranet

Definition(s)

  • An intranet connection that is made accessible to authorized users outside of the network.  1
  • An intranet to which the owners provide limited access to outside users such as clients or co-counsel.  2
  • An Internet based access method to a corporate intranet site by limited or total access through a security firewall. This type of access is typically utilized in cases of joint venture and vendor client relationships.  3

Notes

  1. Vinson & Elkins LLP Practice Support, EDD Glossary.
  2. Legal Electronic Document Institute, Basic Principles of Automated Litigation Support (2005).
  3. Kroll Ontrack, Glossary of Termshttp://www.krollontrack.com/glossaryterms