Your Asterisk module is loaded, but is it running?

Often a tiny new feature can be just as exciting as a big one. Well, you should be aware of this tiny new feature in Asterisk Trunk (Asterisk 12 is the next release you would see it in).

Thanks to a very active Asterisk community developer and all around great contributor – Michael L. Young (aka ‘elguero‘ on IRC) – now all of you Asterisk administrators can easily see when an Asterisk module is loaded, *and* in its running state.

As an example, let’s take a case where Asterisk decides to load, but not run the module … Continued

Time to celebrate Pinnacle Partner award winners worldwide

UC and VoIP Partner Program, Digium Pinnacle Partner Award Winners


We may have celebrated Valentine’s Day last week, but today should officially be called Digium Partner Appreciation Day. Today we announced our Pinnacle Partner awards, celebrating the accomplishments of our channel partners worldwide. These prestigious awards are presented annually to Digium’s leading partners who have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with Digium and driving customer success for Switchvox business phone systems or Asterisk open source custom telephony solutions. These partners include distributors, resellers and direct marketing partners who have delivered unified communications (UC) and VoIP solutions to customers in N. America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, … Continued

Legacy Phone Systems: Why Remodel a Dinosaur When You Can Upgrade to UC?

Guest Blogger – Randy Kremlacek, Digium Authorized Select Partner and President/Owner – TeleDynamic Communications, Inc.

The other day I got a call from the IT manager of a local manufacturing company who was looking to upgrade their telephone system.  He has two locations, one in Northern California with 150 users and the other in Southern California with 50 users.

Northern California Office Situation: The guy was looking to re-use his old Intertel phones and upgrade his IP PBX so he could convert to a PRI circuit.  He was presently using AT&T analog lines and  paying $1,200 per month. His research … Continued

Happy Valentines Day – a phone love story

IP phones for Asterisk open source or Switchvox UC phone systems
IP phones that love Asterisk and Switchvox

Like peanut butter and jelly or Romeo and Juliet, some things are just better together. The moment you connect a Digium phone to a Switchvox or Asterisk system, you know it is love at first sight. These phones are designed to communicate with Asterisk or Switchvox Unified Communications systems in a way that no other phone on the market can do. Right out of the box, these two are destined to connect – making installation easier than ever before thanks to plug-and-play provisioning. All models include the Digium app engine, an innovative feature … Continued

5 Ways to Survive Valentine’s Day

No matter what your relationship status is this Valentine’s Day, Switchvox has the features to help you survive the holiday. Here are five quick reasons why you’ll love Digium’s award-winning phone system.

5 Ways to Survive Valentine's Day with a Switchvox Phone System

Find Me Follow Me Phone System Feature1)  Miss your sweetheart?

Feeling tied to your desk, worried your sweetheart might call the minute you get up? With Switchvox’s Find Me/Follow Me Call Cascading feature, you can easily route calls to your mobile phone, so if you don’t pick up your office phone within two rings, you’ll never miss a call from your sweetie again.

IVR Feature in Switchvox Phone Systems2) Looking for someone who really listens?

Might I suggest … Continued