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, Orlando is ONLY DAYS AWAY!

By David Duffett

Tuesday, October 13th marks the official kick-off of AstriCon 2015, in Orlando. Those of us at Digium are in overdrive to bring you the best AstriCon yet! The word that

Keith Casey, APIs and AstriCon!

By David Duffett

What can you say about Keith Casey that has not already been said? Probably quite a lot – but that’s not why I’m here… No, I’m here to tell you

Red Hat’s Russell Bryant Talks SDN, Open Source and AstriCon: Asterisk Live [Video]

By David Duffett

Interested in software defined networking (SDN)? Get to know Red Hat’s Russell Bryant, who focuses on OpenStack, and is a former lead developer for the Asterisk open source project. In this episode

Asterisk Community: Get Ready for Best AstriCon Ever – Orlando 2015

By David Duffett

If you’re part of the Asterisk community – or wanting to get started with Asterisk, then this year’s AstriCon is one event you do not want to miss. With the

WebRTC and Its Impact on the Unified Communications Landscape

By David Duffett

Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press with movable type in 1455. Nearly 195 years later people held the first daily newspaper in Leipzig, Germany. Fast-forward another 226 years when Alexander