IEEE 802.1aq

IEEE standard for Shortest Path Bridging
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Shortest Path Bridging also known as IEEE 802.1aq is a computer protocol used to simplify the creation and configuration of networks, supports faster restore times, increased bandwidth, redundancy, and security.[1][2][3]



  1. "Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Huawei, Solana and Spirent Showcase Shortest Path Bridging Interoperability". Huawei. 7 September 2011. Retrieved 11 September 2011.
  2. Luo, Zhen; Suh, Changjin (3 March 2011). "An improved shortest path bridging protocol for Ethernet backbone network". The International Conference on Information Networking 2011 (ICOIN2011). IEEE Xplore. pp. 148–153. doi:10.1109/ICOIN.2011.5723169. ISBN 978-1-61284-661-3. ISSN 1976-7684. S2CID 11193141. Retrieved 11 September 2011.
  3. "Lab Testing Summary Report; Data Center Configuration with SPB" (PDF). Miercom. September 2011. Retrieved 25 December 2011.