Difference between Internet and Intranet

Generally, most of people confused between internet and intranet. While there is exist lots of differences to differentiate them.
Internet:
Internet is used to connect different network of computers simultaneously. It is a public network therefore anyone can access the internet. In internet, there are multiple users and it provides unlimited number of information to the users.

Intranet:
Intranet is the type of internet which is used by privately. It is a private network therefore anyone can’t access intranet. In intranet, there are limited number of users and it provides limited number of information to its users.

Now, we shall see the difference between internet and intranet:

S.NO Internet Intranet
1. Internet is used to connect different network of computers simultaneously. Intranet is owned by private firms.
2. In internet, there are multiple users. In intranet, there are limited users.
3. Internet is unsafe. Intranet is safe.
4. In internet, There are more number of visitors. In intranet, There are less number of visitors.
5. Internet is a public network. Intranet is a private network.
6. Anyone can access Internet. In this, anyone can’t access the Intranet.
7. Internet provides unlimited information. Intranet provides limited information.



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