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OSPF

(Open Shortest Path First) A routing protocol that determines the best path for routing IP traffic over a TCP/IP network based on distance between nodes and several quality parameters. OSPF is an interior gateway protocol (IGP), which is designed to work within an autonomous system. It is also a link state protocol that provides less router to router update traffic than the RIP protocol (distance vector protocol) that it was designed to replace. See RIP and routing protocol.
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We wanted a box that would act like a router, participating in the OSPF LSAs and mapping the topology based on the OSPF announcements," Wong says.
Proteon's OSPF implementation incorporates Intelligent End Node Routing to allow for optimization of local address tables, WAN load sharing, with true routing capabilities.
Proteon routers provide industry-leading capabilities including Bandwidth Reservation, OSPF, Multicast OSPF (MOSPF) and Shared Memory hardware architecture, for comprehensive connectivity in organizations integrating mission-critical SNA applications with multi-protocol LANs.
Load testing was conducted with advanced security and networking services enabled with up to 30,000 dynamic OSPF routes and 350,000 BGP routes.
Developed at Proteon, OSPF has been adopted as an industry standard.
MPLS services were then established over this network and verified end-to-end, using OSPF, LDP and RSVP-TE.
The DNX 300i maintains compatibility ws the benefits of TCP/IP internetworking, such as the resiliency , and cost efficiencies of the Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) and multicast OSPF standards.