Switchvox for Education: Google Hangout with Casper College

It’s no secret that educational institutions face challenging and unique problems everyday.  Some of the top challenges facing administrators of K-12 schools and universities include: campus safety; managing large numbers of students, faculty, and staff; overseeing large, spread out campuses; and fostering positive parent/teacher and student relations. Communications is certainly at the center of these challenges. So, it’s probably not a surprise that the most important tool to managing successful communications is a modern Unified Communications system, such as Switchvox. To help educators understand how to this type of tool can work on their campus, we recently launched a new … Continued

Digium at Kamailio World in Berlin

Kamailio World has just kicked off here in Berlin with a number of pre-conference workshops on this Wednesday afternoon.

The conference-proper agenda begins tomorrow, and our own Matt Jordan will be presenting at 2.30pm – bringing some much anticipated information about Asterisk 12 (especially the new PJ SIP channel) and the way it will work with Kamailio.

The conference draws a crowd of those serious about large-scale resilient SIP-based service provision, and of course there is always a need for the kinds of services that Asterisk can provide, such as media hosting, recording, etc.

Old habits die hard, and a … Continued

SMB Markets and the Need for Scalable, Affordable Call Center Solutions

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Guest blogger, Kevin Levi

Kevin Levi, Vice President of OrecX, has been working in the call recording field for 20 years, with roles in Marketing, Business Development and Sales.  He has experience working for several leading vendors in the space including NICE Systems, CyberTech International, and many others.


Small businesses dominate today’s business landscape.  According to the Small Business Association (SBA), there are 23 million small businesses (SMBs) in America and they account for 54% of all U.S. sales.  These small businesses span every industry sector – from insurance and consumer to high tech, healthcare and financial services.  … Continued

A Winning Partner Program: CRN 5-Star Rating is about the Partners

It’s been a fantastic month, filled with great partner news – including the announcement of our Pinnacle Awards. (Did I mention how much we appreciate all of our partners?)  So let’s share more good news…

Digium Awarded CRN 5 Star Rating Partner ProgramWe’re excited to say that Digium received a 5-Star rating in the CRN 2014 Partner Program Guide!

Truth be told, we usually don’t make a big deal out of the awards we receive; but this one is different. The annual directory is the definitive listing of technology vendors that service solution providers or provide products through the IT channel. The … Continued

Video: Phone vs Stick Bomb, Who Will Win?

What is a better way to start off the week than checking out a funny video and learning something new?

Take a look to see what happens when a Digium IP Phone goes head-to-head against a stick bomb. What is a stick bomb? Keep reading and you will see.


Most people that have seen this video have immediately asked me several questions. I’m not sure what makes this video in particular so enigmatic, but I am happy to oblige with some answers.

How did this crazy video come about?

Here at Digium, the team has been working to put … Continued