What is Intranet Software?

Intranet Software is a private communications network hosted on the internet.

It is characterized by restricted access to a certain group of people, such as a team, organization, or company.

Intranet software is used to centralize communications where team members can collaborate in a variety of ways, through written communications, media attachments, and so forth.

Many forms of intranets are characterized by internal communications software, also known as business messaging software.

For an intranet to match the category description, it must:

  • Be setup as an online portal (or have the ability to setup one) with access predefined
  • Enable remote communications, instant messaging, collaboration features, and file sharing within defined communication channels (i.e., product groups, departments, or specific business) or one-on-one interaction
  • Enable customization