What is Intranet? - Explained

What is Intranet? - Explained


There are open networks that can be accessed out of the network and there are networks that cannot be accessed outside the network.

What is Intranet? 

Intranet is a type of a network cannot accessed outside the network. May be there's no connectivity or may be just the firewall which blocks the requests that needs to go outside the network.

Intranets are commonly possible to see in the government offices and other places where the security and other aspects are tight. North Korea does have an Intranet inside the country and hardly few got the opportunity to get connected to internet. 

Intranet can be setup in a local area network and a larger WAN also could have the characteristics of a Intranet.