What are the advantages of EIGRP?

  • EIGRP uses AS (Autonomous system) number ranging from 1-65535 to identify collection of routers that share same information.
  • EIGRP have less convergent time and is more efficient
  • EIGRP supports both auto and manual route summarization
  • Supports multiple routed protocols like IP ,IPX and apple talks
  • EIGRP converges rapidly in the event of link failure
  • EIGRP can load balance equal and unequal cost path.By default
  • EIGRP supports 4 load balancing path.It can be extended to 6 paths