What does ISIS mean in Networking?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand ISIS in the Computing field in general and in the Networking terminology in particular.

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ISIS (also known as IS-IS) is an IGP (interior gateway protocol) routing protocol, designed for use within an administrative domain or network. ISIS is a link-state routing protocol which means it reliably floods link state information throughout a network of routers. Each ISIS router independently builds a database of the network's topology using the Dijkstra's algorithm to compute the best path through the network to a destination.

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What does ISIS mean?

Egyptian goddess of fertility; daughter of Geb; sister and wife of Osiris

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