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Rock Out to the Asterisk Song

GM Voices, creator of professional voice prompts for companies has just released "The Asterisk Song" with patriotic Asterisk lyrics such as "It ain't no punctuation." For true Asterisk patriots, "asterisk" aka "*" can not be used in a sentence unless...

Yahoo's Challenges Deploying Asterisk Corporate-wide

At TMC's ITEXPO, Yahoo's Jeremy Wadhams revealed not only that Yahoo! has deployed Asterisk corporate-wide, but the challenges he faced in adopting Asterisk throughout the organization, including several Yahoo! branch offices , several acquisitions of other companies, including Dialpad...

Ifbyphone Acquires Cloudvox - Offers Flexible Cloud Telephony

At ITEXPO, Ifbyphone announced that have acquired Cloudvox, a company that offers "open" hosted Asterisk telephony applications. I spoke with Irv Shapiro, CEO of Ifbyphone by phone just after he passed through Chicago Ohare's airport security on his way down...

Asterisk's Growth Shines at ITEXPO

Asterisk just may be the #1 transforming VoIP company for the now past '00s "aughts" decade, which is quite appropriate when you consider Asterisk in many respects costs $0 dollars due to being open source. Of course, nothing is truly...

Positron Telecommunication's Innovative Asterisk-on-a-Card

In the January issue of Internet Telephony Magazine is a TMC Labs review of Positron Telecommunication Systems V114 analog PCI "Asterisk-on-a-card". They also have an ISDN version and a E1/T1 version. I thought I would share the review here...

Digium|Asterisk World Expands At ITEXPO

TMC and Digium announced that all exhibit space sold out at their expanded Digium|Asterisk World, scheduled to take place Jan. 20-22, 2010 as part of ITEXPO East in Miami, Florida. Recently, TMC was forced to expand the Digium|Asterisk World...

Digium CEO Danny Windham to Deliver Keynote Address at ITEXPO East 2010 in Miami

Some good internal news at TMC. Technology Marketing Corporation today announced that Digium CEO Danny Windham has accepted its invitation to deliver a Keynote Address at ITEXPO East 2010, taking place Jan. 20-22, 2010 at the Miami Beach Convention Center...

Mashup Google Wave, Skype, and Asterisk = Ultimate Coolness

Skype Journal wrote about one of the coolest mashups I've ever seen. Certainly one of the coolest VoIP mashups. Skype Journal explains PhoneFromHere Tim Panton's demo that he gave at Astricon where Tim mashes up Google Wave, Skype, Asterisk running...

IBM & Digium Join Forces on Asterisk for Smart Cube

In a fascinating deal, IBM and Digium announced today that they are teaming up to offer Asterisk for Smart Cube, a customized version of Asterisk Business Edition. IBM's Smart Cube is very similar to Microsoft Small Business Server (SBS), a...

AstriCon Adds to your Asterisk Arsenal

The 10th Anniversary of the AstriCon 2009 conference is next week in Arizona (October 13-15) and it is shaping up to be a great show. For one, AstriCon is sporting 30% more companies in the Expo Hall than last year's...

AstriCon Asterisk Conference Soon

After ITEXPO's resounding success in Los Angeles (over 6,000 attendees), we can definitively say VoIP hasn't been as badly affected as other industry sectors within the U.S. economy. In just about 3 weeks, we can confirm this is true with...

ShoreTel Lands 1st 'Skype for SIP' interoperability

ShoreTel is the first company to land SIP interoperability with Skype for SIP - before Avaya, Cisco, Mitel, Nortel, or any Asterisk-based PBX. I can't help but find the irony in this news since ShoreTel did not support third-party SIP...

SIP Print SME VoIP Recording Appliance Launches

SIP Print is announcing today the general availability of a new, enterprise-class call recording platform for mid-market enterprises. The new SIP Print SME platform offers support for up to 200 seats per location, along with RAID hot-swappable drive bays, dual...

Asterisk Training Courses at ITEXPO

Can you believe ITEXPO is just two weeks away? It's also almost September. Where did the Summer go? ITEXPO, the #1 VoIP conference in the U.S., has several educational tracks you might be interested in checking out. Of particular interest...

Using monit Tool to Monitor Asterisk

Your IP-PBX is one of the most critical pieces of corporate infrastructure. It cannot afford any downtime, which is why the fives 9's (99.999%) of reliability was coined. While Asterisk is a pretty stable open source IP-PBX platform, it...

AsteriskNOW 1.5.0 Released

AsteriskNOW 1.5.0, which launched as a beta in October 2008, is now available for download at http://www.asterisknow.org/downloads. Of course, existing AsteriskNOW users can simply run "yum update" to update to the latest release. I love 'yum' for Linux systems -...

Digium Launches Support Services for Asterisk

Some big news from Digium. Rich Tehrani met with them yesterday to get the inside scoop. Rich takes copious notes on his iPhone, which he sent off to me to try and write up this news. Alas, I've been...

Bring Out Your Dead! Wait! Skype for Asterisk is <em>not</em> dead!

Digium has an excellent post today titled The Rumors of Our Death discussing Skype for Asterisk (SFA) and the recently launched (beta) SkypeforSIP (SFS). There has been much discussion on the blogosphere, twitter, and elsewhere if SFS means the...

trixbox 2.8 beta is out

In case you missed it, Andrew posted that trixbox 2.8 beta is available and is based on the latest version of Asterisk 1.6. Andrew, is even very complimentary over Asterisk 1.6 & Digum, which is nice to see coming...

Finally! New Windows Mobile App AudioRoute Enables Earpiece for VoIP Apps

Finally a software tool called AudioRoute that can be used to route Windows Mobile audio from the earpiece speaker to the backspeaker and vice-versa. This is especially needed for VoIP applications on Windows Mobile phones.I've tested several VoIP apps...

Google Voice Meet Asterisk

Nerd Vittles has another cool Asterisk recipe that combines Google Voice, voicemail transcription (via Google Voice), free calling, and of course Asterisk. Nerd does some packet sniffing and determines that Google Voice, powered by Grandcentral, is using SIP. What's most...

MFC/R2 support added to Asterisk 1.6.2

Asterisk has just added 'official' MFC/R2 support for chan_dahdi. Here's the commit. The modifications to chan_dahdi, and the supporting library, LibOpenR2, were both written by Moises Silva. According to the commit: Many users are using this code, or a variant...

SpinVox Transcribes Skype Voicemail & VoiceScribe does the same for Asterisk

Skype users can now have their voicemails converted into text via SpinVox. Today, SpinVox announced that your Skype voicemails transcribed and sent to you via SMS for €0.20/£0.17/25 cents plus the cost of the SMS. SimulScribe, now PhoneTag, is...

PIKA WARP Appliance Adds BRI Support

PIKA Technologies announced today the release of a BRI expansion module for the PIKA WARP Appliance. The PIKA WARP Appliance is a very flexible hardware telecom appliance that can run various flavors of Asterisk, including native Asterisk, Schmooze, trixbox CE,...

SHSU Switches Back to Cisco CallManager from Asterisk

In 2006, I came across a Network World article, which espoused the fact that Sam Houston State University (SHSU) had switched from the Cisco CallManager IP-PBX to open source Asterisk. I wrote about this news since 6,000 students and faculty...
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