- An Intranet is a private network that is under the control of a single administrative domain, with its own policies and protocols.
- Even if the intranet is spread across different geographical locations, they are under the control of a single ISP.
- Examples of Intranet
- A network of an organization connecting employees with shared internal resources (e.g. Internal web sites, company wide broadcast). It is also called an enterprise network.
- A university/campus network connecting all the computers within the university
An example intranet network, with a single ISP leased line connecting two branches of an organization is given below: