David Duffett

Blog Author

About the Author

David works with the Worldwide Asterisk Community for Digium, and is an Asterisk enthusiast in addition to being a Chartered Engineer, globally experienced trainer and public speaker. His experience includes Air Traffic Control communications, Wireless Local Loop, Mobile Networks, Computer Telephony, Voice over IP and Asterisk specifically. In addition to many web articles, David's publications include Asterisk 1.4: The Professional's Guide (Packt, co-author) and the contribution of a chapter (on Internationalisation) to Asterisk: The Definitive Guide (O'Reilly). David is editorially responsible for AstriCon (THE annual global Asterisk event) where he also introduced the 'Fastest Dude to the Dialtone' contest some years ago. He is a frequent speaker at AsterConference Asia (David has also MC'd at this event), IT Expo (East and West) and a number of corporate events. He has also spoken at numerous other conferences - VoIP Developer, Speech World, CT Expo and UC Expo to name a few.

AstriCon 2016 Keynotes Announced

By David Duffett

We are working hard to make sure that our 13th AstriCon, at Glendale, AZ, September 27-29 is the best yet – and I wanted to take time out to let

Asterisk Community Does It Again: AstriCon 2016

By David Duffett

This week finds me in Huntsville, Alabama (the spiritual home of Asterisk) at Digium HQ. There are many reasons I love coming here, and in lots of ways it feels like home

AstriCon Glendale Boasts a Packed Schedule

By David Duffett

As I am sure you know, AstriCon in Glendale, AZ is happening very soon – September 27-29 – and the schedule is looking fantastic. We have had so many great session submissions

Supporting Ecuador Water Relief: Home of Elastix Hit by Earthquake

By David Duffett

  The country of Ecuador is held in special affection by the Asterisk Community, as it is the home of Elastix – the popular Asterisk-based distribution that has been a

AstriCon 2016 Heads to Arizona

By David Duffett

I am very excited to confirm that AstriCon is all set to run in Glendale, AZ this September 27-29. It’s not our first time in this beautiful location. Those that