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

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 of Asterisk Live, Russell chats about open source and gives a preview of his upcoming AstriCon presentation about SDN and its implications for communications applications. 

We love doing all the Asterisk Live videos with different members of the Asterisk Community, and it was an extra special pleasure to recently record a show with Russell Bryant of Red Hat.

You see, Russell has been the Lead Developer of … Continued

Fax for Asterisk (res_fax_digium) No Longer Supported in Asterisk 13 and Later

Since the release of version 1.8 in 2010, Asterisk has supported connectivity to two external fax modem solutions.  The first is the res_fax_digium module that is provided as a part of Digium’s Fax for Asterisk solution.  The second is the res_fax_spandsp module that ties into the open source spandsp solution.  Digium has continued to support both modules through the lifetimes of Asterisk 1.8, 10, 11 and 12.

Beginning with Asterisk 13, Digium will no longer make available the res_fax_digium module.  Instead, users requiring fax capabilities for Asterisk 13 and forward should use the res_fax_spandsp module.  Asterisk’s dial plan functionality for … Continued

Connect with Digium in the Spiceworks Community

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If you’re an IT professional or vendor, then you’ve likely already heard of Spiceworks, which is best known for its free IT management apps for network monitoring, help desk, and inventory management. The organization has also developed a thriving (and free to join) online community that boasts more than six million active members. The Spiceworks community is a terrific place to interact with top tech vendors and even have some fun. As it happens, Digium is one of those tech companies that is very active in the Spiceworks community. We thought it would be nice to share a little … Continued

Asterisk Training Available in Dubai with DVCOM

In the thriving global business and start-up hub of Dubai, DVCOM Technology is busy making sure that communications happen. DVCOM is more than a Digium distributor of products designed to work with Asterisk. They also offer services for designing, installing and customizing Asterisk-based IP PBX solutions and serve the Middle East as a Digium Authorized Training Partner.

Asterisk Training Dubai 2DVCOM’s facilities are in the heart of the Jebel Ali Freezone in Dubai—within easy reach of other countries in the Middle East and North African region, and India. An ultra modern “city by the sea” that serves as a tourist destination, Dubai is … Continued

Digium’s Certified Asterisk Training Now Available in Mexico

Toga Soluciones is bringing Digium’s certified Asterisk Training Program to Mexico City. Toga Soluciones, a Digium distributor and partner since 2014, is now offering the Asterisk Fast Start and Advanced courses followed by the dCAP certification exam. “We are pleased to have a local distribution partner in Mexico who can address the growing demand for both Asterisk based solutions, as well as official Asterisk Training”, says Lee Marlow, Distribution Account Manager for Digium.

Asterisk Advanced CoursesJune 2015 will mark the training premiere, adding Asterisk to the already impressive catalog of official Elastix courses and certifications Toga offers through their own Toga UniversityContinued