Red Hat’s Russell Bryant Talks SDN, Open Source and AstriCon: Asterisk Live [Video]

Interested in software defined networking (SDN)? Get to know Red Hat’s Russell Bryant, who focuses on OpenStack, and is a former lead developer for the Asterisk open source project. In this episode of Asterisk Live, Russell chats about open source and gives a preview of his upcoming AstriCon presentation about SDN and its implications for communications applications. 

We love doing all the Asterisk Live videos with different members of the Asterisk Community, and it was an extra special pleasure to recently record a show with Russell Bryant of Red Hat.

You see, Russell has been the Lead Developer of … Continued

Connect with Digium in the Spiceworks Community

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If you’re an IT professional or vendor, then you’ve likely already heard of Spiceworks, which is best known for its free IT management apps for network monitoring, help desk, and inventory management. The organization has also developed a thriving (and free to join) online community that boasts more than six million active members. The Spiceworks community is a terrific place to interact with top tech vendors and even have some fun. As it happens, Digium is one of those tech companies that is very active in the Spiceworks community. We thought it would be nice to share a little … Continued

Digium’s Certified Asterisk Training Now Available in Mexico

Toga Soluciones is bringing Digium’s certified Asterisk Training Program to Mexico City. Toga Soluciones, a Digium distributor and partner since 2014, is now offering the Asterisk Fast Start and Advanced courses followed by the dCAP certification exam. “We are pleased to have a local distribution partner in Mexico who can address the growing demand for both Asterisk based solutions, as well as official Asterisk Training”, says Lee Marlow, Distribution Account Manager for Digium.

Asterisk Advanced CoursesJune 2015 will mark the training premiere, adding Asterisk to the already impressive catalog of official Elastix courses and certifications Toga offers through their own Toga UniversityContinued

How to Minimize the Cost of Your Next Phone System

Steps to Finding the Best Unified Communications (UC) Solution for Your Business

Phone systems are one of the most important technology investments your company will make. The right system can fuel and support company growth by offering scalability and flexibility; but investing in the wrong system can bog down your productivity and impede growth. Complicated licensing, expensive upgrades, and limiting features can take an unnecessary toll on your business. Deciding how to get the most value for your money can be tricky, but doing a little research goes a long way in stretching the value of your investment, particularly when … Continued

Look what’s landed on Asterisk.org!

If you pop over to Asterisk.org you will now find, proudly displayed on the home page, the all new “contribu-meter” – it’s on the left hand side towards the bottom of the page. What is the purpose of a contribu-meter? Well, in an open source project like Asterisk, we rely on contributions from members of the Community to further enhance the functionality, stability and security of the code. The contribu-meter allows us all to see, in a totally transparent way, who it is that is doing all this work.

Active contributors screenshot2What we have in the contribu-meter is a regularly updated list … Continued