Digium Phones and Asterisk

So you’ve gotten a Digium phone (or a bunch of them!) from one of Digium’s Select Resellers during the early adopter period and you want to use it with Asterisk. Now what?

First, Digium phones are SIP phones, so you can simply plug them in, input your SIP account details for your Asterisk server, and start using them. Or, if you’d like something a little fancier, and something that Digium recommends as the best environment for Digium phones, you can take advantage of the Digium Phone Module for Asterisk, aka DPMA. The DPMA is a free, binary Asterisk module that … Continued

Why Unified Communications? (NEW Infographic Explains)

If you’ve been asking, “Why Unified Communications?” – the answer is simple.

UC saves your business time and money – 115 minutes a day per employee. As this Unified Communications Infographic shows, that adds up to $920,000 a year in savings for a company with 100 employees.

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Find Asterisk Training Classes: New, easy-to-use resource!

Searching for Asterisk training? The course locator on our website has been updated with a fresh look and new functionality. It’s now very simple to browse the course schedule to find classes and certification offerings around the world – and in your area. We offer courses through our Digium Training team, as well as our network of global Asterisk Training Partners.

Check out this video to see how it all works:

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Asterisk Open Source – Now with more Long Term Support!

Starting with this year’s release of Asterisk 11 (scheduled for October, just in time for AstriCon), the Asterisk release policy will be changed in order to provide Long Term Support (LTS) releases on a more frequent basis.

A little background: Asterisk 1.4, released in late 2006, was the first release labeled with the ‘LTS’ designation (although that didn’t happen until years later, when the Asterisk development team started using that designation). Asterisk 1.8, released in late 2010, was the second release labeled ‘LTS’. Asterisk 10 was released earlier this year, and is a standard (not LTS) release.

Until recently, the … Continued

Oh, what a week: new IP Phones from Digium

Wow! It’s been an exciting week here at Digium, with the announcement of our new Digium IP phones. The news definitely got a lot of people talking and we’re very appreciative to all of you who have helped spread the word. As you can imagine, everyone in our Huntsville headquarters has been busy responding to requests about the phones, but we  have also had a team of folks at ITExpo in Miami, to showcase the new phones.  If you were at ITExpo this week, we hope you took a few minutes to stop by and see us! If you missed … Continued