Despite several kinds of pitfalls, a plethora of organizations have been building enterprise portal. These unique data depots have been a great way to disseminate information along with applications ranging from single location to customers, employees and suppliers. Moreover, with the available portal tools reaching maturity, the various available potential buyers have developed numerous enterprise-ready options.

Enterprise portal should not be deemed as a fancy term for intranet. The major difference would be end users being able to customize an enterprise portal along with adding and subtracting the internal and external information sources and applications. The customization would be providing employees with all kinds of information requisite to do their jobs quickly and efficiently.