AsteriskNOW! 1.0.1 Hits The Streets

After nearly a year of cooking, AsteriskNOW! version 1.0 is ready for your dining pleasure. (So it took a year…. Blame the folks at Google. They’re the ones who made long-term beta tests popular. Some crazy idea about getting things right before they actually release them as products. Silly people.)

So, you ask, what is AsteriskNOW!? It’s a complete installation of Asterisk that doesn’t require a masters degree in Linux geekery to use. Download the image, burn it to CD, drop it in the tray, fire up the PC and 15 minutes later you’ve successfully converted an ordinary computer … Continued

Digium, AA50, 1.1 Software Announcement


Many of you may fondly remember my last posting about AA50 software updates.

It’s been nearly 3 months, so how about another update?

We’re pleased to announce the release of the 1.1 software for our AA50.  Customers may download the software update from the Asterisk Business Edition downloads portal using their account.

What’s new?

A slew of International-related analog trunk and station options have been exposed via the GUI in a new “Operation Mode” section of the Networking tab, in the Advanced tab of the Analog Service Provider configuration, and in the Users tab as a part of … Continued

Digium, the TDM410, and the Genie

The Genie

Things overheard on the Interwebs:

“I wish Digium had a four-port analog card with hardware echo cancellation.”

“I wish Digium had a four-port version of their Voicebus analog cards.”

“I wish Digium had a common driver interface instead of so many different drivers.”

In the words of Robin Williams as The Genie, Digium responds:

“Excuse me? Are you lookin’ at me? Did you rub my lamp? Did you wake me up? Did you bring me here? And all of a sudden you’re walking out on me? I don’t think so, not right now. You’re getting your wishes, so sit … Continued