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Hulk Smash Asterisk 1.6!

Nerd Vittles had been lamenting the fact that the "Asterisk 1.6 development seemed to be on a collision course with the dinosaurs because of developer insistence on deprecating and removing commands from the application programming interface (API) in the name...

Movable Type Outage

So I get Six Apart's Movable Type newsletter which talks about how they want the Movable Type community to help make Movable Type faster. After all, Movable Type is open source now, so what better opportunity than to ask the...

New Communicator Add-in for Outlook

Last night I received an email from Microsoft allowing Microsoft MVPs to play with a new Communicator Add-in for Outlook. It's pre-release so playing with this new software is "invitation only". I tried to download the new version so I...

Voiceroute Druid Open Source Edition Launches offering New Open Source Asterisk GUI Front End

Voiceroute gave me an exclusive first look at their latest Asterisk-based solution called Druid Unified Communications Server, which today launched their open sourced version at www.voiceroute.org. Druid UCS gives Asterisk fans a new and powerful open source Asterisk-based Unified Communications...

Asterisk 1.6.0 beta5

The Asterisk.org development team just released Asterisk 1.6.0-beta5. According to the announcement with beta5 of 1.6.0 the feature-set is frozen. One thing still missing is "caller name screening" where you can screen the call and accept/reject the call. I'd also...

Dell picks Fonality VoIP Phone System

I missed my early meeting today with Fonality CEO Chris Lyman about some blockbuster news he wanted to share being announced at ITEXPO. Fortunately, as administrator of the blog server I happened to be checking out Rich's blog entries to...

trixbox CE 2.4 Released

trixbox CE 2.4 was recently released and features some major improvements. trixbox CE 2.4 features CentOS 5.1 as the base operating system and Asterisk 1.4 as the engine. These are two major improvements over prior releases. Fonality's Kerry Garrison writes,...

Digium reaches 1 million download milestone

Digium, today announced the one millionth download of Asterisk in 2007. Digium's PR rep emailed me to say they have now completed its 24th consecutive quarter of growth and profitability this year. When I heard that number - 24 quarters,...

Movable Type goes 100% Open Source

Wow, just read that Movable Type has gone 100% open source. This from Anil Dash: As of today, and forever forward, Movable Type is open source. This means you can freely modify, redistribute, and use Movable Type for any purpose...

Sangoma Wins Frost & Sullivan Award

I'm a huge fan of Sangoma and their popular line of Asterisk-compatible analog and T1/E1 boards. They just plain work with no install hassles or IRQ issues. So it came as no surprise that Frost & Sullivan recently selected Sangoma...

Digium launches Switchvox Free Edition

TMC's Greg Galitzine has the goods on Digium leveraging their Switchvox acquisition right out of the box by offering it for free. Damn, that was fast! Digium just acquired Switchvox at the end of September. Hmm, how did Greg find...

Astfin announces Asterisk Appliance based on Blackfin

We all know the benefits of Asterisk, an open source IP-PBX software solution - so wouldn't open source hardware for the Asterisk platform be a natural extension? Yes, it would and in fact Asterisk fans have been hard at...

Digium Acquires Switchvox

Switchvox, a provider of Asterisk-based solutions, has been acquired by Digium, the founding company of the open source Asterisk software solution. This is the second recent acquisition since Digium also recently acquired Astricon. Switchvox, with 1400 Systems Installed and over...

Digium Wins InfoWorld ''Best of Open Source Software'' Award

I missed Digium's announcement yesterday that its popular Asterisk VoIP telephony platform had won the InfoWorld "Best of Open Source Software" Bossie Award for 2007. According to the news release, Digium is the only open source VoIP provider to make...

Selecting an open source VoIP solution for the SMB Market session

Just got out of moderating a session about selecting an open source VoIP solution for the SMB market. It was very well attended and the debate pretty lively. Here's who was in the IT Expo session: Chris Vuillaume, VP BusDev/Channel...

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...

Red Hat Targets Carrier-Grade Telecom

Red Hat, makers of the popular Red Hat Linux distribution, is expanding their footprint in telecommunications with the acquisition of Mobicents technology and its new membership to the SCOPE alliance, an alliance dedicated towards building carrier-grade platforms.  Red Hat will...

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...

Movable Type vs. Wordpress War Heats up

A day after Movable Type announced that Movable Type 4.0 would be GPL open source, Movable Type has stopped their retreat from Wordpress and the battle lines have been redrawn. "Are you ready for a war!!!!" Wordpress fans have been...

Movable Type 4.0

Movable Type just announced Movable Type 4.0 beta. The big news about this announcement is that Movable Type 4.0 will be open-source. TMC's blogs run on the Movable Type platform, so I am very excited over this news. First, a...

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...

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...

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...

Cisco uses open-source with OpenSER

Just caught word that Cisco is using OpenSER, an open source GPL project that is building a robust and scalable open-sourced SIP server.  Cico is using OpenSER in Cisco Service Nodes for Linksys One. You can see OpenSER mentioned on...
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