Rich Tehrani : Communications and Technology Blog - Tehrani.com
Rich Tehrani
CEO
| Communications and Technology Blog - Latest news in IP communications, telecom, VoIP, call center & CRM space

open source tag

Drill down on open source search:

25 result(s) displayed for open source (51 - 75 of 139):

The Digium/Asterisk Community Grows

 I just got word that just one booth in the Digium Asterisk World (DAW) event collocated with ITEXPO is available. As a reminder, the show takes place in just 23 days - Feb 2-4, 2009. I understand there are a...

Blogger/Analyst/Media Invitation to ITEXPO

Attention bloggers, analysts, editors, reporters, industry gurus, etc - ITEXPO registration is open for you and we are looking forward to a few days of important dialogue with you regarding where our markets are headed. ITEXPO continues to be a...

ITEXPO Miami Show Hotel Sold Out

A photo taken via iPhone just before the car giveaway at ITEXPO Los Angeles in September 2008I just received this email that Natasha in TMC Expo operations sent to exhibitors. It obviously applies to anyone and everyone who is coming...

1.5 Million Asterisk Downloads in 2008

How do people offset a slowing economy? They increase their productivity with more efficient communications systems which embrace IP communications, presence and collaboration.Often they even do this at no cost as witnessed by the 1.5 million Asterisk downloads this year!What...

Sangoma Explains Launch of B600 Line of Analog Voice Cards

Sangoma recently unveiled a new line of analog voice cards dubbed B600 and I was curious how the company sees these cards helping the industry. As you may know, Sangoma is a well-known quality Asterisk-compatible board maker. More recently...

Linux On The iPhone

Now that Linux is sort of up and running on the iPhone, what's next? Will we see Asterisk, MySQL and other open-source programs running in your pocket soon? This is very interesting but remember that Apple devices are ultra-successful because...

Digium/Asterisk World Has Nine Booths Already

With all the gloom and doom talk, I thought it might be worth sharing some really good news. I just got back into the office this morning after traveling for a few days and heard the great news that Digium...

Aastra 57i and 57i CT Reviewed

Aastra is a great engineering company and they have a really interesting phone -- the 57i CT which has a DECT base-station built-in, allowing a second cordless phone to follow you around a 300,000 square foot (27,870 square meter) area,...

Is Open Source a Business Model

A new report from 451 Group tells us the obvious -- open source is not a business model. Having spent countless hours with execs at Sangoma, Digium and Fonality I can tell you this is common sense in communications. In...

Apple's Developer Can of Worms

In a perfect world, a company who decides to control which applications can be downloaded to its devices would have no problem doing so. We live however in a world which is far from perfect and Apple is having serious...

Asterisk World Comes to ITEXPO

As a major supporter of open source -- especially in the communications market, I cannot be more thrilled to announce that Digium will be co-hosting Digium/Asterisk World at ITEXPO this February in Miami. It is well-known that open source companies...

Some News Updates of the Week

I am traveling today so blogging activity may be lighter than usual. In the mean time, here are some stories which my be worth reading. I don't know about you, but it seems the news flow in the communications and...

Asterisk and Skype Collaborate Update

Huge news out of Astricon 2008 -- Skype and Digium will begin to collaborate. I will have more details soon but for now this likely means easy integration between phone systems based on Asterisk and the Skype network. I have...

Huge Digium/Asterisk News Coming Soon

Just want to let you know there is some major open source news coming from Astricon 2008 taking place this week. Here are some photos (Greg Galitzine's photos) from the event. Stay tuned for the latest details. Here are some...

Keating on Skype, Pika and Zune

You know what? I was looking at Tom Keating's blog today and there is some good stuff worth sharing. First he points to an Om Malik interview of Josh Silverman the CEO of Skype and then reminds us of how...

SIP Trunking Article

FierceVoIP has a great article on SIP Trunking which does happen to mention ITEXPO which takes place next week in Los Angeles. As you may have guessed -- it is written by Doug Mohney -- the smiling gentleman pictured to...

Fonality Gets More Funding

Fonality just received a $12 million financing round by Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth Fund. This is a powerful statement by this top fund that they really beleive in the open source communications story and to be quite honest, it is...

Digium Building Tour

I have often discussed how well the open-source communications market is doing and certainly the success of Asterisk/Digium is a good indication of how the market is today and where it might be headed. A while back I visited Digium's...

Nortel Buys DiamondWare

For over six years I have been espousing the virtues of 3D, stereo voice conversations with articles  and ITEXPO demonstrations mostly focusing on DiamondWare and the company's patented 3D technology which allows you to have a conference calls with others...

Open Source Communications War

Behold the open source communications wars. In this corner weighing in at millions of downloads is Digium... A Huntsville, Alabama purveyor of all things Asterisk... From training to support to hardware, you name it.In the other corner with decades of...

Trixbox Certification

The open source world of communications is growing rapidly. Recently I discussed the Nortel acquisition of PingTel and what this means for our markets.Ironically the competition in open source was once between Digium and PingTel and when Asterisk became the...

Nortel's PingTel Strategy

You may be interested in how PingTel fits into Nortel's strategy. Here are the details according to the Hyperconnected Enterprise blog:1. Our strategy is UC, and sipXecs is a native SIP solution consistent with our strategy. 2. Our strategy is...

Nortel Buys Pingtel

Years back -- in the mid-late nineties in fact I came across Pingtel, a company who saw the oncoming VoIP revolution (we called it IP telephony back then) and decided to place their bets on this burgeoning market by...

Record Quarter at Digium

I just got off the phone with Bill Miller who handles product management for Digium and I found out I called during a celebration lunch the company is having to celebrate a record quarter. This seems like great news for...

Unified Communications Almost Free

When Avaya started pushing $99/user unified communications solutions, I knew that there would be a price war in the UC space. In my opinion price wars are bad. Nobody wins in a price war because in order to deliver low...
Featured Events