Asterisk Training Details

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Asterisk Training Details

Asterisk training has received a tremendous amount of attention at ITEXPO these past weeks and today TMC put out a press release with details. I thought it made sense to pass this info along to my readers who may be looking for the details.
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Digium to Host Two New Asterisk Training Courses at Digium|Asterisk World Conference in Miami

One-Day Courses Added to Program at Open Source Conference Collocated with ITEXPO, World's Leading IP Communications Conference

Norwalk, CT - January 21, 2009 - Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC®) and Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, announced today that they have teamed up to host two new training courses at Digium|Asterisk World, February 2-4, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

Digium|Asterisk World is collocated with TMC's popular INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO East 2009 (ITEXPO) at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

The two new training courses offered by Digium are as follows:

 

Tuesday, February 3, 2009: Switchvox Training


This course serves as a one-day introduction to the Switchvox system. The goals and objectives of this class are to:

 
  • Explain the role of a Switchvox system within a corporate IT/telephony infrastructure
  • Familiarize the student with the initial setup and configuration of their Switchvox system
  • Describe the telephony connections which Switchvox supports and identify the hardware needed to effect this connectivity
  • Identify the basic characteristics of analog and digital PSTN connections and how VoIP compares and contrasts with these
  • Configure Switchvox to deliver basic PBX functionality including basic call routing, voicemail and directory services
  • Connect Switchvox to a Voice-over-IP service provider
  • Show how to use the Switchboard application to give users a rich interface with which to interact with the telephone system l
 
Wednesday, February 4, 2009: Asterisk 123


The Asterisk 123 course is a gentle introduction to the Asterisk Open Source PBX. It introduces the student to the many roles that Asterisk can play and walks them through setting up Asterisk for the first time. At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

 
  • Identify the purpose and primary functionality of Asterisk as a PBX and as an application development platform
  • Describe the telephony connections which Asterisk supports and identify the Digium hardware needed to effect this connectivity
  • Identify the basic characteristics of analog and digital PSTN connections and how VoIP compares and contrasts with these
  • Configure Asterisk to deliver basic PBX functionality including basic call routing, voicemail and directory services
  • Learn the basics of becoming an Asterisk administrator

For both classes, each participant receives a student kit which includes:

  • Digium TDM411B Analog card (1 FXO port + 1 FXS port)
  • Polycom SoundPoint® IP 330 SIP Phone
  • Asterisk Tote Bag
  • Asterisk T-shirt
  • Asterisk SWAG Kit
  • Calculator, pen, mouse pad, etc.
 Attendees can sign up each training course at the Digium|Asterisk World Web site.


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