Let’s Talk IVRs at ITExpo and Asterisk World 2015

ITEXPO East is approaching – and I’m more excited than ever to be asked to present at Asterisk World 2015. No sooner has Astricon wrapped up, and I’ve already shifted my thoughts towards the beautiful beaches, gently swaying palm trees, and the southward migration of the industry leaders in Internet Telephony, for the Miami-based, must-attend conference of the year.

I’m especially excited to launch my new presentation: “The Next Level of IVR.”ALLISON In the 15 or so years that I’ve been voicing IVR prompts exclusively, I’ve had a front-row seat to witness the progression of phone system structure. No … Continued

Asterisk Events: a Highlight of 2014 and a Preview of the New Year

With 2014 officially behind us, and as 2015 starts, I want to take a moment to share a highlight from some of my exciting travels through Asia in 2014, and to look forward to our first event – Asterisk World – in 2015.

Looking back at a highlight of 2014: The Asterisk tour of Asia – Conferences, Courses and Community Meet-ups!

To say Asterisk is popular in Asia would be a massive understatement. The world’s most flexible and powerful IP communications engine and application development environment has found its way into the daily life of many, many people here. When I … Continued

Training Spotlight: Avanzada7 Teaches Asterisk in Tenerife

DSC02947Beaches, blue sky, mountains, history, and Unified Communications. With all of that going on, who can concentrate on Asterisk?

Although the scenery of the Canary Islands might make it difficult to remain indoors, Digium’s authorized Training Partner Avanzada7 is keeping students enthralled with the week-long official Asterisk Advanced course. Headquartered in Malaga, Spain, Avanzada7 offers and facilitates a range of courses for Unified Communications, including the Digium curriculum and dCAP certification testing in Spanish. As one of Digium’s longest continuous training partners, they boast an impressive array of dCAP certified Asterisk specialists and community members, including Sergio Serrano (CTO), Elio Rojano … Continued

Tech 4 Canada Set to Deliver Asterisk Training

Asterisk training Tech 4 Canada
Alejandro Gutierrez, CTO at Tech 4 Canada

Tech 4 Canada is serious about Asterisk. So serious that when CTO Alejandro Gutierrez assessed options for providing communications technology training to his customers, he established a lab to teach the official Digium Asterisk curriculum. Now, he’s ready to open up Asterisk training to Toronto’s community of technical professionals.

“Sharing knowledge and expertise has always been the true meaning of the open source community. With the official Asterisk Advanced training in Toronto, we bring that knowledge right from where it all began, The Asterisk Company,” said Alejandro. He is no stranger to the courses or … Continued

Asterisk 13.0.0 Now Available!

The Asterisk Development Team is pleased to announce the release of Asterisk 13.0.0. This release is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases

Asterisk 13 is the next major release series of Asterisk. It is a Long Term Support (LTS) release, similar to Asterisk 11. For more information about support time lines for Asterisk releases, see the Asterisk versions page:

https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/display/AST/Asterisk+Versions

For important information regarding upgrading to Asterisk 13, please see the Asterisk wiki:

https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/display/AST/Upgrading+to+Asterisk+13

A short list of new features includes:

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