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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New Languages for Asterisk Voice Prompts

Asterisk is used to build a wide range of communications applications, including plenty that utilize voice prompts, such as in Interactive Voice Response (IVR) menus. You may already know that Asterisk comes with sound files in a variety of languages; but what you may not realize is that these sound files have been generously provided by a number of community members. All of the contributions are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license, which allows Asterisk users great flexibility in their usage.

Who are these community members? If you have used a system built on Asterisk in an English or … Continued

First Ever AstriCon Hackathon at This Year’s Event

Get ready for the first ever AstriCon Hackathon! A worldwide community of designers, developers, and communications technologists will be gathering to create, code, and design apps built on Asterisk, Respoke, and Clarify.

In this week’s episode of Asterisk Live, Matt Jordan, Michael Spiceland, and Keith Casey joined the call to talk about the upcoming Hackathon:

What’s a Hackathon?

A “hackathon” is a contest to see who can build the best or most interesting software application in a short amount of time (only 8 hours from start to finish). In order to accomplish this feat, developers often … Continued