Asterisk 13: Core Changes – The Bridging Framework

In the last blog post covering changes to the Asterisk core, we discussed the new Stasis Message Bus and how it helped Asterisk facilitate new APIs. While the message bus was necessary for new APIs, by itself, it did not provide everything we needed. To reach the API goals set out by the Asterisk Developer Community, we needed to also provide a more consistent model of the lifetime of communication objects within Asterisk. This necessitated a new Bridging Framework.

Channels and Bridges

In Asterisk, a channel represents a path of communication between Asterisk and some device. Prior to Asterisk … Continued

How to Become a Digium Certified Asterisk Professional (dCAP)

New dCAP Logo (RGB)In the rapidly changing world of unified communications, one exam gives you the props to say: “I am a force of nature”. You are primitive, raw, fundamental and on target for success because you have the knowledge in your head to build in 90 minutes what the integrator down the street takes 24 hours and a GUI to do.

The Digium Certified Asterisk Professional exam includes a practical (90 minutes) and a written 115 question examination (90 minutes) covering topics related to Asterisk, SIP and VoIP technologies essential to understanding modern communications systems. Both the questions and the challenges of Continued

TCG Latest Master Agent to Offer Switchvox Cloud

Over the past year, Digium has been busy building and offering a complete hosted business phone system solution, Switchvox Cloud, along with expanding our partner program. The new Digium Cloud Agent Program includes three levels (Master, Premier and Subagent) and is structured to allow agents a variety of ways to partner with Digium, giving the flexibility to best match business needs. Since launching the program, we’ve already had the opportunity to partner with some really strong companies, including Master Agents Acuity Technologies and Clarus Communications. We’re pleased to welcome our newest addition – Telecom Consulting Group (TCG).… Continued

Call for Early Adopters: Respoke Web Communications

Throughout Digium’s 15-year journey as a communications innovator, we’ve sought to be a company that disrupts the market. Our philosophy on how to accomplish that goal has remained consistent – give users the ability to solve their own problems and you’ll be amazed by the results.

In translating that philosophy into products and services, Digium has a long heritage of providing communications tools to enable developers to create their own custom applications and services. Our flagship offering Asterisk, the open source framework, has been used by a global community of developers to build countless communications-related products. We are proud … Continued

5 Reasons Attending AstriCon in Las Vegas is No Gamble!

AstriCon 2014 is happening soon (October 22-24) in Las Vegas, and there are so many great reasons to attend that it’s difficult to know where to start…
To help explain why you *need* to be with us this year, I’ve compiled a list of 5 compelling reasons that make AstriCon a sure bet!

1Astricon 2014 speakers. People
AstriCon is the only place where you can meet so many of the great people that make the Asterisk Community interesting, diverse and vibrant. People from all over the world make the annual trip to AstriCon to learn from thought leaders, like Craig Walker Continued