What is the difference between the internet, a network, and an intranet?
Three terms come up often when discussing the internet: the internet (of course), networks, and intranets. Let’s get them straight so we don’t get confused. An internet is a network of networks. A network is a set of connected computers. And an intranet refers to networked resources that are not exposed to the public internet.
Credits: Talking: Geoffrey Challen (Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo). Producing: Greg Bunyea (Undergraduate, Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo).
Part of the https://www.internet-class.org online internet course. A blue Systems Research Group (https://blue.cse.buffalo.edu) production.