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Kerio Technologies Launches New Asterisk-based IP-PBX

Kerio Technologies, a company established in 1997, is launching a new Asterisk-based PBX today. They are announcing Kerio Operator 1.1, an IP-PBX that is designed to be easy-to-use and targeting the SMB space. Kerio Technologies has 180 employees and is...

Google Talk Adopts Jingle As Default VoIP Protocol

Google has adopted Jingle as the default protocol for Google Talk. Jingle is an extension of the XMPP which allows for peer-to-peer and session control (signalling) for multimedia interactions such as VoIP and videoconferencing.The protocol was developed by Google, Collabora,...

Fonality Named Newest Platinum Sponsor of ITEXPO

With TMC's ITEXPO West coming up sooner than you think (September 13-15), I thought I'd share the news that Fonality has been signed as the newest platinum sponsor for TMC's ITEXPO. For the first time ever, ITEXPO will be at...

Top 20 VoIP Innovators of All Time

VoIP has come a long way since it was first popularized by VocalTec in the mid 1990s. Here is a slideshow of the Top 20 VoIP Innovators of all time with photo captions explaining why they merit this top 20...

Skype for Asterisk Killed - The Lowdown

In case you hadn't heard, Skype has decided to not renew the agreement for Digium's Skype for Asterisk, effectively killing Skype for Asterisk. Skype for Asterisk will not be available for sale or activation after July 26, 2011.Skype for Asterisk...

$25 Computer Runs Linux on USB stick - Asterisk on a Stick?

Imagine being able to carry a PC on your keychain, well imagine no more! David Braben a game developer invented a skeletal computer on a USB stick that runs Linux (Ubuntu), and gets you connected to the Internet. This tiny...

Digium Launches Asterisk Tech Tips Webinars

Steve Sokol, Asterisk Marketing Director for Digium informed me that starting this week Digium will be presenting a bi-weekly series of webinars called Asterisk Tech Tips.  Steve explained, "Each episode consists of a tutorial covering an interesting feature of Asterisk,...

Oxford Hair Academy Selects Freetalk Connect

Recently, I installed the FREETALK Connect Skype-enabled IP-PBX for my sister Kellie Steeve's salon and hair academy businesses (Body Shoppe & Oxford Hair Academy) located at the renowned and purportedly haunted Carousel Gardens. Carousel Gardens was a mansion that was...

Asterisk + OpenBTS = Be Your Own Wireless Carrier

OpenBTS (Open Base Transceiver Station) is a free softare implementation of the GSP protocol allowing the creation of software-based GSM access points that enable standard GSM mobile phones to make phone calls without using traditional wireless providers' networks. In other...

Fonax Announces New Web UI for IP-PBX Line at ITEXPO

At ITEXPO Fonax today announced the release of their minimalist WEB UI  with full recording capability. As of Feb 2nd all Fonax systems will ship with the new interface and capabilities. The new user interface enables installers and end-users, the...

Xorcom's Premium XE2000 and XE3000 IP-PBXs Now Shipping

Today, at ITEXPO Xorcom announced their new line of VoIP business communication solutions, the XE2000 and XE3000 series is now shipping. Similar to the XR2000 and XR30000 series, these two new PBXs handle both TDM/PSTN and VoIP calls. Running the...

Digium's Danny Windham to Keynote ITEXPO East 2011

No one could argue that Asterisk hasn't changed the communications landscape forever. Many startups are using Asterisk or Asterisk derivatives to build enterprise and carrier-based solutions. Well, Digium, the founder of the Asterisk movement is having their CEO Danny Windham...

ITEXPO Named Top 50 Fastest Growing Tradeshow

TMC's ITEXPO was named one of the fastest growing trade shows by Trade Show Executive in their Fastest 50 Awards. I've been with TMC since 1994 - right out of college and I've seen this company grow from 15 employees...

FREETALK Connect Review

FREETALK Connect might be an easy to install IP-PBX, but it doesn't skimp on features, packing quite a punch in advanced features, including Skype for Asterisk & Skype Connect support, paging, conference bridges, PSTN failover, custom CallerIDs per user, find...

Digium|Asterisk World Returns to ITEXPO

TMC and Digium, the Asterisk Company, today announced that Digium|Asterisk World is returning to ITEXPO, February 2-4, at the Miami Beach Convention Center.  Asterisk is the world’s most widely used open source communications software, and the Digium|Asterisk World event...

Kevin Fleming Details Asterisk SCF

I spoke with Kevin Fleming Senior Software Engineer, Digium and Co-Maintainer of Asterisk to get some more info on the just launched Asterisk SCF. Here's a podcast of my call with him that has some great insights: Also, check out...

Asterisk SCF - Universal Communications API?

Digium today announced a new open source product called Asterisk SCF which is designed to simplify the creation of complex communications systems.  According to Digium, Asterisk SCF is a framework that allows developers to create real-time communications applications that include...

Asterisk 1.8 - Major Release Sports 200 New Features

Digium today released Asterisk 1.8, a major new release of the popular open source telephony platform. According to Digium, it includes more than 200 notable new features.I spoke with Digium's Product Manager, Steve Sokol, to learn more about this...

Important ITEXPO Happenings

I wanted to share some important highlights for Internet Telephony Conference & Expo happening this week. I should point out that we have over 200 exhibitors participating including Asterisk / Digium, Cisco, Packet8, ShoreTel, Skype, and more. Seems like ITEXPO...

trixbox CE Training at ITEXPO

Kerry Garrison, formerly with Fonality, but now with 888VoipStore, is going to be part of the trixbox CE training that is happening at the next ITEXPO in Los Angeles. It's a great opportunity to roll up your sleeves and learn...

Cracking IP-PBX SIP Passwords - Be Afraid!

A few years ago I had an email conversation with Chris Lyman, the former CEO of Fonality, the makers of trixbox IP-PBX systems. I expressed concern that their trixbox Pro system was using the MAC address both for the...

Panasonic announces Digium Asterisk certification for new TGP500 series SIP DECT-based phone system

Today, Panasonic announced Digium Asterisk certification for its new TGP500 series SIP DECT-based cordless phone system. These handsets sport wideband audio via its G.722 codec support making this a rare HD audio phone designed for both the home consumer...

Hacking trixbox Pro to Work with ClearOne Max IP

The ClearOne MAX IP SIP-based VoIP conference phones are one of my favorite conference phones. One of the reasons (besides the excellent echo cancellation) is that it you can daisy-chain multiple MAX IP phones together, up to a total...

My How Far Asterisk has Come!

I just wrote about Bill Miller leaving Digium and how Bill was one of the important faces at Digium and the VoIP industry as a whole. What I wrote at the end of the article got me thinking about the...

Bill Miller Leaves Digium

Digium and TMC having dinner Left-to-right clockwise: Steve Sokol, John Todd, Russell Bryant, Dave Rodriguez (TMC), Greg Galitzine (former TMC), Jane Brooks, Tom Keating (TMC), Bill Miller Last week I heard Bill Miller, VP Product Management for Digium had left...
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