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IS-IS Network Design Solutions by Scott Sturgess, Abe Martey

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Comparing Integrated IS-IS and OSPF

The increasing popularity of IS-IS has drawn significant attention to its relative merits in camparison with OSPF. The IP networking community has frequently expressed interest in an elaborate comparison between the two protocols, mostly from a practical standpoint. However, very frequently, the IS-IS versus OSPF debate ends up with an academic slant—if not religious. Of interest are the similarities and differences between these protocols, as well as any advantages and disadvantages of using one versus the other. The bottom line, however, is that two protocols are so similar, in terms of basic functionality and operation, such that it is really difficult, if not impossible to say, if one is generally better ...

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