Just a few hour ago, Cisco have announce himself that it’s going to open EIGRP protocol into standard, which mean you will see EIGRP routing protocol support on other vendor, such as Juniper, Huawei, or RouterOS. However, the question is, will Cisco open up the whole EIGRP technology to IETF, e.g. advance EIGRP, stub function, etc.
There are some discussion, that said, below:
- Advanced features of EIGRP (namely stub areas) will not be released to the IETF.
- Informational RFC allows Cisco to retain control of the EIGRP protocol.
- EIGRP is still technically proprietary
We will looking forward to see what is the future of EIGRP.