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Java and Computing on the Internet

The Web client-server technology is also being used on private networks called Intranets. An Intranet is an internal corporate network that is developed using the Web client-server approach. Intranets can be either standalone enterprise networks or networks linked to the Internet but sit on the private side of a fi rewall. Intranets enable corporations to utilize the common Internet technology to link up with their suppliers, customers, and business partners.