route server


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route server

A server that contains a description of a large number of network routes. A route server typically provides a more global view of a geographic area than a router, which is only aware of the destinations that it can reach. See router and routing protocol.
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"With our innovative ZebOS Internet Route Server, IP Infusion now offers scalable services for BGP monitoring, tracking and filtering of various routes at Internet exchanges.
"There is an advantage to having a centralized route server and not taking up processor cycles for route processing within the switches themselves.
Route servers will allow networks to simplify their peering operations, while SNAP will permit other traditional peering models utilizing either user-managed peering or VLANs as needed to meet member objectives.