Shopping for Phone System Vendors: Part 2- Compare Options


In Part 1 of this blog series: Shopping for Phone System Vendors, we discussed the importance of understanding your business needs before contacting vendors, and the steps to take to ensure you know what type of system you really want. Once you have these business needs written down, the next step is contacting phone system vendors. As you are communicating with them about the various system options for your company, it’s recommended you incorporate the following into your due-diligence process:

1. Complete a side-by-side feature comparison between vendor solutions. This is especially important once you narrow down your system … Continued

AstriCon, Orlando is ONLY DAYS AWAY!

Tuesday, October 13th marks the official kick-off of AstriCon 2015, in Orlando. Those of us at Digium are in overdrive to bring you the best AstriCon yet! The word that springs to mind to describe AstriCon this year is “MORE“.

More Sessions
This year we have 5 (yes, FIVE) tracks, as FreePBX World is also at AstriCon. This means that for each talk you decide to attend, there are potentially 4 others that you may also be interested in at the same time. Do not fear, however, as there are lots of ways to mitigate this situation … Continued

Being a Senior Software Engineer at Digium: Meet Ashley Sanders

As part of our ongoing series, Get to Know Digium: Employee Spotlight, we ask employees to share with readers about their roles inside the company as Digiumites (our name for team members), as well as their life and interests outside of Digium. Meet one of our Senior Software Engineers, Ashley Sanders.




Briefly describe your education and career prior to joining Digium.

While I have had a long and diverse career that has included working on projects such as software to automate paper check processing for financial institutions, software to help expedite the long and tedious process of … Continued

Keith Casey, APIs and AstriCon!

What can you say about Keith Casey that has not already been said?
Probably quite a lot – but that’s not why I’m here…

No, I’m here to tell you that Keith will be at AstriCon 2015 in Orlando, Florida (October 13-15). He is speaking about APIs during his talk, aptly entitled, ‘Building your API Utility Belt.’

Keith’s first visit to AstriCon occurred in Las Vegas; and his brief but memorable time on last year’s AstriCon speaking circuit left quite an impression. The now legendary talk, ’12 Reasons your API sucks!’ established Keith as a credible player and a crowd … Continued

Top 4 Reasons to Attend AstriCon 2015

Two months from now, Asterisk developers, contributors, and enthusiasts from around the world will make their pilgrimage to Orlando, Florida, to attend the 12th Annual AstriCon event.

What makes Astricon so compelling? AstriCon is the longest-running event devoted to all-things Asterisk, one of the most influential open source telecommunications projects. AstriCon is full of the brightest minds in the Asterisk community. Attendees will learn about trends in Asterisk use, the growing Asterisk ecosystem, the newest applications and a wide range of technical topics from Asterisk developers, users and entrepreneurs.

Here are a few reasons why you should join us … Continued