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Grandstream UCM6100 PBX - Security & GPLv2 Disaster?

Last week I wrote Grandstream UCM6100 PBX - Yet Another Aastra & snom Disaster? I was looking at it from a partner and reseller perspective. But I was talking with FreePBX's Tony Lewis and he mentioned he discovered the version...

How FreePBX is Revolutionizing PBXs - Let Freedom Ring!

Asterisk fans know that Asterisk, as its name implies, was designed to do everything in telecom since the name Mark Spencer gave it comes from the Linux wildcard symbol (*), which can match or do just about anything. It's a...

Asterisk 1-2-3 Workshop Well-Attended at ITEXPO

It always pleasantly surprises me how well-attended the Asterisk 1-2-3 Workshops are at past ITEXPOs and now the current one, especially considering today is a "pre-conference" day with no exhibit hall open today. Tomorrow is when the "big" day is...

SugarCRM's Clint Oram's AstriCon Keynote [VIDEO]

This is SugarCRM's Clint Oram's AstriCon keynote taken holding my iPhone 4S up in the air. It's not the full keynote but it is 6 minutes long - hey I can only hold my arm up for so long! However,...

Mark Spencer AsteriCon 2012 Keynote! [VIDEO]

Yesterday, I posted a bunch of AstriCon photos, including panoramic photos and even a 360 degree panoramic. Well today I've got some video for ya! Here's Mark Spencer, Founder of Asterisk, giving the opening keynote address at AstriCon 2012 in...

AstriCon 2012 Exhibit Floor Panoramic Photos

Though I would share some AstriCon 2012 exhibit floor photos. The Digium booth was pretty mobbed the entire evening. I was able to meet with Vitelity's Kerry Garrison, Digium's Leslie Conway and Mark Amick, Schmooze Communications and too many other...

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...

Microsoft Lync 2010, Asterisk & Skype Integration Tutorial

I came across an excellent tutorial on installing and integrating Microsoft Lync 2010, Asterisk and Skype. The tutorial covers installing AsteriskNOW within a virtual machine on Windows, so you don't even have to have spare hardware lying around to install...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Skype Announces Open Source - Sort of...

Slashdot was abuzz with the news that Skype was going open source. Not so fast my friend. Have you not forgotten Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis who now run JoltId are in a legal fight with Skype?Surely Skype...

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...

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...

Skype For SIP Marries Skype and IP-PBXs

Today, Skype announced it is enabling SIP-based IP-PBX to connect to the Skype network, which will allow low-cost SkypeOut calling, receiving calls from Skype users, and receiving calls from regular PSTN phone lines. Outbound calls from IP-PBX SIP handsets to...

TMC & Digium Announce Registrations open for Digium|Asterisk World

Registration to the upcoming Digium|Asterisk World conference is now open, according to an announcement today from Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) and Digium, the open source Asterisk Company. So you early bird types can now register and add it to your...

Voice Over IP slot car racing!

Voice Over IP slot car racing? Come again? Apparently, this project takes advantage of Asterisk to take in the phone data and spit that out to a Java based softphone. This softphone takes in a SIP stream and then measures...

Interview With Asterisk Founder, Mark Spencer

Tom Keating with Asterisk founder & Digium's Chairman and CTO Mark Spencer (picture: Sept. 2005 at Digium's former HQ) It's been awhile since I've interviewed Mark Spencer, the founder of the open source Asterisk telephony platform and current Chairman...

Asterisk With Office Communications Server 2007

Asterisk integration with Office Communications Server 2007 is a popular topic in the unified communications community. You wouldn't think integrating an open source Linux-based solution (Asterisk) with Microsoft's proprietary OCS 2007 UC platform would be popular, but it is. In...

Druid 1.2.0-3 Launches

Today, Druid 1.2.0-3, an open source Asterisk-based solution was launched. (Check out my full review of the Asterisk-based Druid platform for some background.) Here's a screenshot of their web-based front-end that makes it easy to manage their version of Asterisk:...

Shoretel Rumors

SHORETEL UPDATE: 4/24/09Could it be - with ShoreTel continuing to provide PBX solutions - that the rumors I reported about them nearly a year ago were false? Is it now clear that Rich's sources that sparked this article were wrong?Shoretel...

Rev B of Astfin's BRI (ISDN) Asterisk Appliance Arrives

Rev B  of Astfin's BRI (ISDN) Appliance has just arrived. The BR4 appliance (or BRI Appliance) is an open hardware BRI Asterisk Appliance running Astfin. I've written about this Asterisk-based appliance before. The Astfin.org blog author writes how he...
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