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trixbox Training

trixbox is a popular Asterisk-based IP-PBX solution. Although trixbox is meant to be easy to install via a bootable CD, there is still a lot to know about configuring and optimizing trixbox for the most optimal experience. Whether it's configuring...

Asterisk 1.2.24 and 1.4.10 released

Asterisk late last night announced two new releases of Asterisk. One of the bug fixes includes a fix for a remote crash vulnerability in the Skinny channel driver due to a Denial of Service type attach. This Denial of Service...

Top 10 Reasons Why I love Asterisk

In November 2001 I wrote an article for Communications Solutions Magazine (precuror to the #1 VoIP magazine, Internet Telephony Magazine) titled "In Search Of A Linux-Based PBX" . In that article I espoused the benefits of Linux and open source...

Simicomm a covert Asterisk player?

Ok, just got this press release emailed to me about Simicomm releasing their beta 15 minute VoIP system which automatically installs via a bootable CD. Sounds familiar? It should. Both AsteriskNOW and trixbox offer bootable plug-and-play easy-to-use Asterisk-based solutions. The...

Asterisk + Talking Plants, Say what?

From the wild and wacky files, Botanicalls.com has developed an interesting application that leverages Asterisk to have plants call their plant caretakers if they are thirsty or hot or cold. For instance, when a plant gets thirsty it initiates a...

Follow Me on the iPhone using Bluetooth and trixbox

Nerd Vittles has a cool recipe for making your Apple iPhone have follow me functionality using a pinch of Bluetooth, a dash of trixbox (an Asterisk-based system), a smidgen of the Linux Bluetooth software toolkit , a dash of a...

Digium Acquires Astricon

Rich has the skinny on Digium acquiring Sokol & Associates. Sokol & Associates runs the popular Astricon tradeshow and Asterisk IP-PBX training programs. Interesting how Digium, an open-source hardware and software company is now technically a tradeshow company and an...

Mitel sues ShoreTel - What does it mean?

Some fellow TMCers were emailing back-and-forth about the Mitel lawsuit against Shoretel just before Shoretel launched their IPO. A few moments later, Jon Arnold emailed me, a bunch of TMCers, Om, VoIPCentral, Ken Camp, Russell Shaw, and a few other...

PIKA releases major enhancements to host-based media processing platform

PIKA Technologies today released major hardware and software enhancements to their host-based media processing platform. Two new PCIe boards are added to their hardware portfolio and support was added for high-volume fax and advanced conferencing. PIKA boards can run on...

Predictive Dialing on Asterisk?

With PIKA Technologies's latest version of MonteCarlo SDK, PIKA Technologies new software development kit speeds development of predictive dialer applications. Since PIKA's boards work on Asterisk, in theory, this SDK could be used to develop predictive dialer applications on the...

Asterisk Termination and ENUM

I discovered this interesting Asterisk termination post saved as "unpublished" dated 6-20-2005. I must have put it aside to work on some other projects. I thought I would publish it now since it still has some pertinent thoughts. Reading my...

Slacht - Asterisk-based PBX chooses PIKA

PIKA Technologies today announced a reseller partnership with Slacht, a division of Irish software and telecoms services company, Tuxenergy. Slacht will utilize PIKA boards in its Asterisk-based PBX (as opposed to Digium, Rhino, Sangoma, or other Asterisk compatible hardware). Slacht...

Nortel Strong Arms Open Source Vendor

What happens when a VoIP blog (yours truly) writes about the fact that a former Nortel subsidiary (Blade Network Technologies) went looking for a new phone system, chose an open-source Asterisk-based solution from Fonality instead of using Nortel's own PBX...

Digium - The Showstopper!

Seems like Digium, makers of the Linux-based open source Asterisk IP-PBX, draws a huge crowd at every tradeshow, every keynote, and every exhibit booth. I remember the last ITEXPO they were demoing their new AsteriskNOW in the booth using a...

Former Nortel Subsidiary Picks Fonality's PBXtra Over Nortel

Today, I spoke with Fonality's CEO Chris Lyman and Amon Prasad, Director of Information Technology for BLADE Network Technologies. BLADE Network Technologies is a former subsidiary of Nortel and get this - they selected Fonality’s Asterisk-based PBXtra over a comparable...

Octasic adds Adaptive Noise Reduction (ANR) to Asterisk IP-PBXs

Octasic today announced the availability of Adaptive Noise Reduction (ANR), an add-on feature for Asterisk-based IP-PBX systems.  According to Octasic, adding the ANR feature to SoftEcho, an echo cancellation software, makes this "the clearest voice quality in the Asterisk market."...

Open-Source Telephony and a Digium/Asterisk Visit

Rich Tehrani went down to Huntsville, Alabama to visit with Mr. Asterisk/Digium/Guru/God/Great One himself, Mark Spencer, along with some other folks from Digium. He captured some great photos of his trip, including Mark and Danny Windham, the CEO of Digium...

PIKA Connect for Skype now platform agnostic

PIKA Technologies emailed me to let me know about the new version of PIKA Connect for Skype that is now "platform agnostic." Before their PIKA Connect for Skype only ran on Asterisk. The latest version lets application developers integrate Skype...

trixbox Buyers Club Launches

Rich Tehrani has an interesting scoop on his blog about the trixbox Buyers Club, part of Fonality's marketing angle to promote trixbox, an Astrerisk-based IP-PBX. Essentially, the trixbox Buyers Club offers discounts on 1,200 products,  including VoIP phones and even technical support, which...

TMCnet launches new community

TMCnet recently launched an Open Source PBX community site where you can check out the latest news in the open source PBX industry. It also features whitepapers, tutorials, open source PBX resources, and more. Disclaimer - this community site is...

PBX Prompts for Asterisk and other open source PBXs launches tomorrow

Garrett Smith informed me that Sayers Media Group tomorrow will launch PBX Prompts. What is PBX Prompts? It's pretty much what it sounds like. PBX Prompts offers a variety of standard voice prompt packages for Asterisk and other open-source systems...

Asterisk on Apple TV Tutorial

My Apple on Asterisk blog post immediately drew a response from several Asterisk fans, including the person that "hacked" Apple TV to run Asterisk (l0rdrock). I emailed l0rdr0ck and Steven Sokol about how to get Asterisk running on Apple TV...

Asterisk on Apple TV

An interesting Apple TV hack from the AwkwardTV project features Asterisk running on an Apple TV box. The Asterisk story was Dugg over 500 times, as well as several other AwkwardTV posts, which caused the website to go gown (the...

Fonality's trixbox appliance Part 2

Fonality's release of their Linux-based trixbox appliance certainly is creating some buzz in the Asterisk community. According to Fonality, the trixbox appliance has the following features: The appliance comes with a 4-port network card, so (just like the Digium appliance)...

Fonality launches Asterisk-based trixbox Appliance

Fonality announced a new enterprise telephony appliance based on trixbox, a popular distribution of Asterisk and aptly named "trixbox appliance". If an Asterisk-based appliance sounds familiar, you would be correct. Digium has their own Asterisk appliance as well. Are Asterisk-based...
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