AstriCon 2015: Get Your Spot Before They’re Gone

With the formal announcement still a few weeks away, AstriCon 2015 has already captured the interest and excitement of the Asterisk community. Sponsors and vendors are clamoring for prime real estate on the exhibit floor with several companies already signed up to attend the October 13th – 15th event in beautiful Orlando, Florida. Our host hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort is not only part of Universal Orlando but also has amazing event space and amenities for the conference.

Digium is once again pleased to partner with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to promote the event to a broader audience. TMC has helped support … Continued

SIP Trunking for your Business: UC Tech Chat [Video]

DigiumSIPSIP, or Session Initiation Protocol, is the standard communications protocol for voice and video in a Unified Communications (UC) solution across a data network. A SIP trunk replaces the need for traditional analog, T1-based Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) connections with termination instead provided over a company’s public or private Internet connection through a SIP provider. These SIP providers, often referred to as Internet Telephony Service Providers (ITSP), provide PSTN service on a per minute or channelized pricing model.

The SIP trunking adoption rate will inevitably grow in the coming years, according to an Infonetics Research report, which stated that … Continued

Asterisk Live: Meet Joshua Colp, Software Developer at Digium

Join us for the latest episode of Asterisk Live as we chat with Joshua Colp, Senior Software Developer at Digium. As a long-term Asterisk contributor, Josh has seen Asterisk grow in version number, features, culture, and direction. His work focuses on the fundamentals that provide a stable foundation for others to create cool things on top of Asterisk. When not working on Asterisk, he enjoys reading and helping to contribute to bandwidth usage in Canada by watching YouTube videos.

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Modern vs. Legacy Phone System: When is it Time to Upgrade?

 

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In an age where communication takes place over the phone, through email, texting, conferencing, video chat, and on social media, it’s difficult to imagine being limited to a voice-only system. Yet, many businesses still find themselves stuck with outdated communications, and must face the costly challenges that come from holding onto legacy phone systems. The good news is that replacing an outdated system with a Voice-over Internet Protocol (VoIP) or Unified Communications (UC) solution not only saves time and money, but improves customer and employee satisfaction, and reduces IT headaches.

Are you wondering if it’s time to hang up on … Continued

UC for You: The Sales Manager

Having grown up professionally in the sales world, the role of Sales Manager is near and dear to my heart. In the third part of our blog series, UC For You, we take a look at how Unified Communications (UC) helps the sales manager lead the sales team (and your company) to success.

The sales team is the group that generates the revenue for your company – also fondly known as “the closers.” A salesperson is the voice and face of your company; and the sales manager is the one that guides the sales team and makes things happen. … Continued