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Shaun Ruffell Leads Intro to Asterisk Development Session

Digium's Shaun Ruffell, Linux Kernel Developer, is now answering some pretty technical questions. ...

Packed AstriCon Session on 'Intro to Asterisk Development'

This panoramic photo of this session speaks for itself. ...

Digium's Billy Chia Gives Overview of Asterisk

Digium's Shaun Ruffell Billy Chia gives excellent overview of Asterisk including some technical analysis such as channel drivers and dynamically loaded modules. He gave one example of the dynamically loaded Cisco SCCP modules. He even showed a SSH session to...

Asterisk 123 Session Kicks Off Sessions

Here's a panoramic of the Asterisk 123 session. I've never used my email-to-blog script with a panoramic image so it may be scaled incorrectly. Hopefully, you can click for the full image no count 76 attendees if you include the...

AstriCon 2012 Atlanta Begins!

It's 7:30am bright and early and I'm having a continental breakfast with my fellow Asterisk fans, including developers, end users, and vendors. Traffic in the two pics below is a bit light but developers don't need healthy fruit for breakfast....

Kerio Operator 2.0 IP-PBX Integrates with CRM

July of last year Kerio launched a new Asterisk-based distribution and now almost exactly one year later Kerio Operator 2.0 is being announced with support for integration with popular CRM solutions, including SugarCRM and Salesforce.com. Kerio Operator 2.0 now...

New Digium IP Phones Up Close

I got to see the new Digium IP Phones up close - sort of. I ran into Digium's Steve Sokol in their ITEXPO booth and proceeded to ask Steve about these new IP phones. I asked him if they were...

Digium Gamechanger! Launches D40, D50, & D70 IP Phones

Today, at ITEXPO, the premiere communications event, Digium launched a line of IP phones that work in conjunction with their Asterisk and Switchvox solutions. This truly could be a gamechanger, since Asterisk is a popular IP-PBX solution that popular 3rd...

Asterisk 1-2-3 so Packed They Moved to Bigger Room!

I heard the Asterisk 1-2-3 session, the first one of the day was standing room only will people waiting outside the door trying to get in. I went to check it out when I saw people filing out. What gives?...

Esnatech Releases Office-LinX 8.5, a Cloud-based UC Platform

Esnatech, today announced the release of version 8.5 of Office-LinX, a unified communications platform that enables enterprises to integrate UC with cloud-based technologies such as Google Apps, VMware Zimbra , Salesforce.com, and Microsoft BPOS/Office 365. Office-LinX is optimized to work...

Hacked Asterisk PBX Update

I wanted to give an update to my Asterisk Hack Post-mortem article. By the way, I love this image of a hacker sporting a fedora in case you're wondering why I used it in both articles! I found this interesting...

Asterisk Hack Post-mortem

Having your production Asterisk-based phone system hacked is no fun, as I have learned from first-hand experience over the past few days. Even the best of IT administrators taking ever security precaution in the book dreads the day their critical...

Fonality Names Former Microsoft Exec David Scult as CEO

Today, Fonality announced it has appointed former Microsoft Exec David Scult (image right) as Chief Executive Officer. This is the second CEO in just a couple years. Dean Mansfield replaced Chris Lyman CEO, the founder of Fonality. I'm a fan...

Newfies-Dialer Offers Super-Scalable Cloud-based Auto-Dialer Using FreeSWITCH

I discovered a new, powerful, open source auto-dialer called Newfies-Dialer that is offered by Star2Billing S.L, and is distributed free of charge, with no ongoing licensing costs. Star2Billing also wrote CDR-Stats, a replacement for Asterisk Stat used in FreePBX, as...

Digium TE820 8-port T1/E1 Card Released

According to Digium, they just released their 8-port T1/E1 card designed for high density Asterisk deployments. The TE820 includes eight independently software-selectable digital telephony interfaces, supporting up to 192 channels (in T1/J1 mode) or 240 channels (in E1 mode).In a...

Skype Offers Direct Facebook Video Calling

Skype deepened its partnership with Facebook today by adding Facebook video calling directly within Skype for both its Mac and Windows applications. The just announced Skype 5.4 Beta for Mac and Skype 5.7 Beta for Windows can initiate a Facebook...

Digium (Unofficially) Announces R-Series Redundancy Analog & PRI Appliances

Today, at a standing room only session presented by Digium's Jason Parker he discussed Digium's R-Series (R = Redundancy) appliance, which adds redundancy to analog & PRI trunks. It comes in two models - an analog model supporting 8 analog...

Asterisk 10 - The Inside Story

At AstriCon, I sat down with Digium's Steve Sokol, Asterisk Marketing Director, to discuss the big Asterisk 10 release. It's quite the version leap from 1.1, 1.2, 1.4 , 1.6, to 1.8 - and now to 10.0. Ironically, I knocked...

AstriCon Party - Last Shuttle Out Sure is a Rowdy Bunch

Everyone seemed to have a great time at the AstriCon Conference Party which took place at Fat Cats, a bowling alley and video game establishment. The last shuttle left around 11:35pm and it sure was a rowdy bunch (but in...

Mark Spencer, Allison Smith & the AstriCon Luncheon - Humor Alert!

Today's luncheon at the AstriCon conference was packed to the gills. I saw an open seat at Mark Spencer's table and some Digium folks. But the tables were so crammed close together that I couldn't figure out how to traverse...

AstriCon VoIP Security - $400,000 toll fraud - YIKES!

During an AstriCon session on VoIP security the speaker discussed how easy it was to hack voicemail PINs, but not to listen to your voice messages but to initiate "call backs" using spoofed CallerIDs. Essentially, this leverages the "call back"...

AstriCon Video Snippet of an AstriCon Session

For those that couldn't make AstriCon, thought I'd share this brief ~5 minute snippet of the 1st AstriCon session on Tuesday 10/25/11. Gives you some flavor of the awesome attendance and a little bit of the show content. I captured...

360° Panoramic of Astricon Exhibit Floor

Here's a 360° panoramic of the Astricon exhibit floor taken at 1:54pm today. The show floor opens at 5pm today, so this is a sneak peak! The Astricon exhibits are still being setup in this panoramic. I wanted to take...

AstriCon - Panoramic Image of 1st Session

I captured a panoramic image of the first session taking place at AstriCon in the Westin Westminster hotel in Denver, Colorado. It's an interactive panoramic, so use your mouse to move around. I didn't do a 360 degree panoramic since...

Panasonic Launches Line of Desktop SIP Phones

Today, Panasonic launched a line of new desktop SIP phones pitting them against Aastra, Cisco, Polycom, snom, and other SIP desktop phone vendors. I spoke with Panasonic to learn more about their new offering. First, it's worth pointing out that...
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