About the author

Julie Webb is the Marketing Communications (MARCOM) Director at Digium. She joined the company in January 2005 after spending many years in the telecommunications industry. Julie and her team are responsible for corporate branding and events, most notably AstriCon.

Reducing SysAdmin Headaches with the Right Phone System

On our episodes of UC Tech Chat, we try hard to touch on a range of tech topics, from general issues about the Unified Communications market to answering specific questions about business phone system features. As our loyal fans know, we also chat about interesting tech stats and trends, like millennials’ preferences for desktop phones, the Internet of Things (IoT), and top tech cities.  Given our range of topics, there was no way we could miss talking about one of our favorite groups of people in the organization – SysAdmins – and the upcoming day to honor … Continued

Looking for Savings & Efficiency? Ditch your legacy phone system

Public and private school systems around the country are often saddled with archaic telecommunications systems. Keeping and maintaining that outdated technology may appear to be the least expensive option; but once a full system analysis and cost comparison is conducted, schools typically discover significant savings when upgrading or replacing a legacy phone system. Becker Public Schools realized its aging Inter-Tel phone system was costing them money and time. The decision to upgrade to a VoIP solution with Unified Communications (UC) features quickly proved to be a wise investment.

Becker Schools, located in Minneapolis has approximately 2,800 students and a staff

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Growing Non Profit Helps Community, Boosted by Better Communications

Growth prompted change in non profit’s phone system and a cost savings of $450,000 with Unified Communications. 

Non Profit Saves Money Phone SystemA non-profit organization typically has a clearly defined mission. When you are so successful at furthering that mission, growth (as with any business) can present some interesting new challenges.

For the San Diego-based not for profit Community Housing Works (CHW), one set of growing pains came in the form of a hosted phone system that was no longer keeping pace with communications between employees and clients, and was also costing the organization more than they realized in terms of actual operating expenses. … Continued

Asterisk Live: Loway CEO Discusses Call Center Solutions

Join us as we visit with Loway Founder, CEO, and Head Geek, Lorenzo Emilitr. Loway has been leading the way, since 2004, in the development of advanced software solutions for the Asterisk PBX, setting up call center solutions to help measure performance. Their product family, QueueMetrics and WombatDialer are deployed in call centers throughout the world.

Lorenzo talks in detail about their solutions and explains their role in the vast Asterisk community. You can visit Loway at AstriCon, October 13 – 15th in Orlando, Florida. Loway will be exhibiting in booth 18.

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AstriCon 2015: Get Your Spot Before They’re Gone

With the formal announcement still a few weeks away, AstriCon 2015 has already captured the interest and excitement of the Asterisk community. Sponsors and vendors are clamoring for prime real estate on the exhibit floor with several companies already signed up to attend the October 13th – 15th event in beautiful Orlando, Florida. Our host hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort is not only part of Universal Orlando but also has amazing event space and amenities for the conference.

Digium is once again pleased to partner with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to promote the event to a broader audience. TMC has … Continued