Introduction to Information Technology 2 nd Edition Turban, Rainer & Potter © 2003 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Chapter 7: The Internet, Intranets, and Extranets Prepared by: Roberta M. Roth, Ph.D. University of Northern Iowa Lecture Preview In this lecture, we will study:
Introductionto Information Technology2nd EditionTurban, Rainer & Potter© 2003 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
The Internet, Intranets, and Extranets
Roberta M. Roth, Ph.D.
University of Northern Iowa
Future Internet Initiatives
E-mail – electronic messaging
USENET newsgroups – forums that collect groups of messages from users based on common themes
LISTSERV – distributes email messages to all subscribers
Chatting – live, interactive, written conversations based on topic groups
Instant messaging – instant text messaging between Internet users
Telnet – user on one computer doing work on another computer
Internet telephony – conducting voice conversations over the Internet
Internet fax – real time document transmittal
Streaming audio and video
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) – electronic transfer of files from one computer to another
Archie – tools to enable searching for files at FTP sites
Gophers – menu-driven information search tool
Veronica – text search through Gopher sites
Wide Area Information Servers (WAIS) – database search tool
Delivery of software components via a web site rather than through traditional means (disks, CDs)
.NET – Microsoft’s new platform for XML Web services. Integrates web sites and programs to deliver applications.