Internet is a world wide network. It is uses TCP/IP Protocol (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol). It is normally implemented as a LAN or WAN internetwork. It is a series of networks joined together by routers. The most widely used part of the Internet is the World Wide Web (often abbreviated “WWW” or called “the Web”). Its outstanding feature is hypertext, a method of instant cross-referencing. Two types of internet:-Intranet and Extranet.
Intranet:- Intranet is a networks which created in a single organization. For example, like ABC Pvt. Ltd. is a company located at two different locations. The network communications between these same two companies are called Intranet.
Extranet:- Extranet is a networks which created by more than one organization. For example, like ABC Pvt. Ltd. and XYZ Pvt. Ltd. are two different companies at different location. The network communications between these two companies are called Extranet.
Using the Web, you have access to millions of pages of information. Web browsing is done with a Web browser, the most popular of which are Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator. Sharing data, like document and file and also share monitor by remotely through internet. We can do the E-mailing, Chatting, Fax and Net surfing on internet. The benefits are clearly time savings and paper savings with use of email as well as other paperless forms of communications. The Internet offers sharing of resources like scanners, printers and more resources on the networks. The Internet allows for distance education and e-learning. This allows employers to offer more training and school with less of an impact to the business. The opportunities are endless.