Giving and Taking

First of all, I’d like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas (well at least to those who celebrate it and/or appreciate the sentiment)! It’s a day when many people, myself included, put an especially significant thought into giving. What many people do during Christmas is give gifts (perhaps in recognition the gift that many Christians celebrate receiving 2000+ years ago).

In the early days of Asterisk, when I went to conferences and sat on stage with folks from Cisco and Avaya and other big telecom vendors, they tended to look at Digium like a charity, and Asterisk as purely a … Continued

Ten classes in November, a record for Asterisk Training

Last month, there were TEN week-long Asterisk Bootcamp classes around the world. Digium, and our very capable partners, held classes in:

  • San Jose, California
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Huntsville, Alabama (in our new headquarters!)
  • Montreal, Canada
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Melbourne, Australia

Asterisk Bootcamp map November 2007

Even with this record pace, our plans are to expand in 2008. Next year we’ll offer new courses:

  • A shorter, more basic Asterisk course than the current Asterisk Bootcamp, to introduce telephony concepts and the fundamentals of Asterisk deployment. If the Bootcamp is allegro, this course will be andante
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