Routers Perspective Simulation-Based Analysis of EIGRP and OSPF Routing Protocol for an Organizational Model
Muhammad Ayoub Kamal1, Muhammad Mansoor Alam2, M. S. Mazliham3

1Muhammad Ayoub Kamal, Malaysian Institute of Information Technology, Universiti of Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2Muhammad Manssor Alam, Malaysian Institute of Information Technology, Universiti of Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
3M. S. Mazliham*, Universiti of Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on January 12, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on January 22, 2020. | Manuscript published on February 10, 2020. | PP: 2013-2019 | Volume-9 Issue-4, February 2020. | Retrieval Number: B6509129219/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.B6509.029420
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Abstract: Routing protocol bears the responsibility of maintaining standards which provide means for routers to establish and sustain proper communication among themselves as well as direct the packets towards the best traveling route present between an end node and a basis. Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) are the highly valuable protocols in the computer networking field. Keep in view the implementation of routing protocols (RP); architectural differences lie between both of these protocols. Still, both of them do not have the same delays in processing regarding finding the best route, adaptability, and ability to achieve convergence. The author carried out studies via simulations in OPNET for estimating the performance of OSPF and EIGRP protocols and have drawn comparisons later on. Studies estimated the performance of OSPF and EIGRP by taking into consideration two network models. The 1ST model configured with OSPF, and the 2ND model is set-up with EIGRP. By sending and receiving traffic via the simulated network paradigm, the author estimated RPs based on quantitative metrics, including End-to-End delay, Packet dropped, Throughput, Processing delay, and CPU utilization. After gathering and studying the results, the author observed that EIGRP and OSPF both have different results. EIGRP has given better performance concerning some parameters, but on the other side, OSPF has shown better performance concerning some other parameters. 
Keywords: Router, Routing Protocols, Eigrp, Ospf, Network, Organizations.
Scope of the Article:  Routing and Transport Protocols