Intranets where first used by organizations that have seen the uses of the Internet Protocol. Intranets have been known as a way of securely sharing information with employees. An intranet is only accessible from inside the organization’s network unless a Virtual Private Network connection has been issued to external employees that may work from home.
The specific applications of an Intranet for business include but is not limited to:
o Service and Policy Changes.
o Monthly Newsletters.
o IT Help.
o Company Address Books.
o Business Links for websites used by employees.