Asterisk Certification

Be sure to check out the Asterisk certification at Internet Telephony Conference & Expo next week. We are very proud to be expanding TMC University’s certifications into a new area. If you are interested in getting certification in open-source VoIP be sure to come to ITEXPO next week and partake in the learning and certifying! 🙂


Open Source/Asterisk Certification Program Added to INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO Program

Norwalk, CT, [January 18, 2006] – Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) today announced that a special TMC University™ certification course covering Open Source and Asterisk, the open source PBX will be offered to attendees at next week’s INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO East 2006 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

The conference will be held January 24-27, 2006 at the Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. TMC University Open Source/Asterisk Certification will take place on Thursday, January 26, 2006.

Attendees of TMC University’s Open Source/Asterisk Certification courses who successfully pass a comprehensive exam will receive certification from TMC University that they have completed the course and understand open source technologies.

According to TMC president and INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference Chairman, Rich Tehrani, open source technologies are revolutionizing PBX technology, replacing costly hardware with new, customizable software options.

“Open source is one of the fastest growing segments of VoIP. Adding these certification courses to the world’s largest VoIP conference is perfectly logical. Like with any emerging technology, there is a high demand for open source training as developers, service providers and enterprises evaluate the viability of open source as an alternative to other solutions,” said Tehrani.

The following topics are covered in TMC University’s Open Source/Asterisk Certification:

1. The Business Case for Open Source/Asterisk
2. Introduction to Asterisk Terminology and Jargon
3. Building and Installing Asterisk System
4. Building the First “Hello World” Application
5. Asterisk in the Enterprise: A Case Study

TMC University’s Asterisk Certification is chaired by Alex Vishnev, who has been involved with software development for over 20 years. Mr. Vishnev co-founded Interface Alternative ( in 1992. While acting as Chief Technical Officer, Mr. Vishnev specialized in developing a high density, carrier-grade, open system distributed softswitch architecture based on cPCI platform using SUN Solaris Operating System and Natural Microsystems telephony equipment. Mr. Vishnev has been working in the fields of Object Based systems, Object Oriented Databases, Operations Support Systems. He has also spoken extensively on the subjects of SIP, VoiceXML, Service Mediation, Distributed Architecture and OSS integration. Mr. Vishnev is presently employed by ACN as CTO VoIP Services. He will be responsible for company’s global deployment of VOIP and other advanced services.

  • VoIP & Gadgets Blog
    January 19, 2006 at 10:28 am

    5 Days until Internet Telephony Expo plus Asterisk certification

    I can’t believe it’s just 5 days till Internet Telephony Expo. While I’m excited to be leaving behind cold Connecticut for warm Ft. Lauderdale, Florida there is so much going on at this next show that I don’t know how…

  • Rahman
    February 24, 2008 at 3:45 pm

    I want take addmission in to asterisk certification. I’m residing in india. I’m working on asterisk in a telecom company scince 2 years. How can I get addmission in to asterisk certification programme. Please help me regarding this.
    thank you very much,
    MA Rahman.

  • Catalonia
    September 14, 2008 at 2:51 pm

    It’s true what Rich Tehrani says “open source technologies are revolutionizing PBX technology, replacing costly hardware with new, customizable software options”.

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