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Asterisk PBX Software Pioneer Digium Acquired for $28 Million  ChannelE2E

Sangoma Technologies Corp. (STC) has acquired unified communications, phone system and open source PBX pioneer Digium. The deal, valued at $28 million ...


Five Things You Must Know About VoIP – OSnews  OS News

Ready to bring VoIP into your business? Getting pressure to implement it but trying to avoid it? Here's InformationWeek's five-point take on the state of the ...


Precise Scenario: Global Internet Protocol Private Branch Exchange (IP PBX) Market 2019 Industry Growth Analysis and Regional Outlook 2025  Bitcoin Journal

The latest research study titled Global Internet Protocol Private Branch Exchange (IP PBX) Market Research Report 2019 by Marketandresearch.biz contains all ...


Interview: Mark Spencer of Asterisk – OSnews  OS News

“Six years ago, Mark Spencer started his own Linux technical support business. Unlike other tech startups at the time, he spent his money frugally. Spencer had ...


Global IP PBX Market Research Report 2018 Opportunities, Size, Shares, Cost Structure, CAGR Values, Segmentation, Forecast to 2025  Industry News Blog

Global IP PBX Market 2018 is a comprehensive, professional report delivering market research data that is relevant for new market entrants or established ...


Best VoIP and Telephony Certifications 2019  Business News Daily

As VoIP and IP-based PBXs continue replacing traditional PBXs and PSTNs, the telephony space is changing, and so are related credentials for IT professionals ...


Microsoft Unlocks Windows Home Server – OSnews  OS News

As momentum grows around its new Windows Home Server line, which is due for release towards the end of this year, Microsoft is looking to keep the love ...


IP PBX Market Size, Status And Forecast 2019-2025  News Eminency

The report presents an in-depth assessment of the IP PBX including enabling technologies, key trends, market drivers, challenges, standardization, regulatory ...


The Best VoIP SIP Multi-Function Devices Today – OSnews  OS News

I have been a VoIP (SIP) fan-girl for over a year now and as such I have searched for or tested lots of related devices, clients and clever services. This is a list ...


Why You Should Replace Your Health Club's Phone System with an Asterisk VOIP PBX  Club Industry

An asterisk is also called a star for a reason. In most companies, telephone systems are the most vital part of the business. In this current age of electronic written ...


Sangoma Reaffirms Open Source Communications Commitment and Leadership at AstriCon  PR Newswire

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AstriCon -- Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE: STC), a trusted leader in value-based Unified ...


Get started with Asterisk on the Raspberry Pi  Opensource.com

Are you looking for a phone system for your small business or home office? I've been interested in a scalable VoIP (Voice over IP) solution, and that's when I ...


Global Internet Protocol Private Branch Exchange (IP PBX) Market 2019 : Regional Industry Segment by Production, Consumption, Revenue, with sales and Growth Rate and Forecast to 2023  Dacca Times

Internet Protocol Private Branch Exchange (IP PBX) market 2019 Research report contains a qualified and in-depth examination of Internet Protocol Private ...


Using Linux for secure VoIP/PSTN PBX communications – OSnews  OS News

Using Linux and the Asterisk PBX, it is possible to build a secure, cost effective VoIP (and traditional PSTN) PBX solution. This article shows you how to take ...


Virtual Private Asterisk – OSnews  OS News

If you're interested in PBX systems or Virtual Private Servers, there's an interesting article on using. Virtual Private Servers to secure and even run multiple ...


Using Asterisk as an inexpensive Answering Machine Detection (AMD) appliance  Telecom Reseller

After all these years… my very first blog post! Hello and welcome to Primas' blog. For most of you that do not know us, we have been in the industry for more than ...


Build Your Own PBX with Asterisk  Lifehacker

If you've ever wanted more control over incoming phone calls at home or at the office, setting up a PBX system could be the solution, and Geek.com's John ...


How to set up your own VoIP system at home  Ars Technica

An exhaustive guide to setting up all manner of at-home phone trickery.


Asterisk 1.4.0 Released – OSnews  OS News

The Asterisk dev team has released Asterisk 1.4.0, the first in the 1.4 series. The Asterisk project releases a major version about once a year. This series ...


Asterisk users need to patch DoS bug  The Register

Asterisk users need to get busy with a patch. In September, the popular open-source IP PBX project advised users to switch off its “overlap dialling” feature to ...


Why You Should Choose a Grandstream UCM Series IP PBX  Telecom Reseller

With the overabundance of communication technologies flooding today's offices, businesses are in need of a management platform that provides unification.


Asterisk 15 Debuts Advancing Open Source Collaboration Technology with Video  EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet

Digium, the lead commercial sponsor behind the Asterisk open source PBX project, announced the release Asterisk 15 on Oct. 3, pushing the 13 year—old effort ...


IP PBX Market, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2023: Market...  Carelton Free Press

Global IP PBX Market Report focuses on the major drivers and restraints for the key players. These Research Report also provides granular analysis of the ...


Breathe New Life Into Payphones with Asterisk  Hackaday

Payphones used to be found on just about every street corner. They were a convenience, now replaced by the ubiquitous mobile phone. These machines were ...


A quick guide to VoIP on-the-cheap with Asterisk  Ars Technica

With the advent of voice-over-IP (VoIP) technology, there has been a dramatic movement toward IP-only telecommunications, leaving the twisted pair of ...


Part 2: Using Asterisk as an inexpensive Answering Machine Detection (AMD) appliance  Telecom Reseller

In my last blog I described using the Asterisk software as an inexpensive AMD appliance in lieu of expensive licensed equipment from major manufacturers.


NetFortris Fonality - Review 2018  PCMag AU

NetFortris Fonality earns our Editors' Choice award because it embodies everything you need from a Voice over IP (VoIP) and Cloud PBX provider. From full-on ...


Build Your Own PBX With Asterisk and Linux  EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet

Setting up your own Asterisk installation isn't for the faint of heart, but the savings you can reap from combining the powerful, open source PBX with Linux are ...


Test your knowledge of VoIP fundamentals  TechTarget

Do you think you know your VoIP fundamentals? Test your knowledge of the basics of how VoIP works to see what you need to brush up on for certification tests ...


FBI warns of Asterisk IP PBX vishing vulnerability  NetworkWorld.com

The FBI today issued a warning that open source IP-PBX software from Asterisk can be used to conduct vishing attacks on private information. VoIP-based ...


Use your cell phone as a WiFi VOIP phone  ITworld.com

Does your home or office use a VOIP based phone system? Wouldn't it be great if you could use your cell phone as a VOIP phone instead of running back and ...


New Analog Trunking Gateway morphs from FXO to SIP when you go All-IP  GlobeNewswire

For SMBs that need 8 FXO trunks for their IP PBX, Patton now offers a new menu of VoIP CPE solutions. The gateways can morph into eSBCs when the ...


Can Office 365's Skype for Business replace your PBX system?  CIO

Microsoft has introduced a feature in Office 365 that could allow you to replace your landline for good. Does it deliver as promised?


How *astTECS is using Asterisk to offer affordable communication solutions  YourStory.com

Devasiya Kurian started *astTECS with the goal of transforming the Asterisk Open Source Telephony solution from a niche product to a mass product.


10 Important Points for IT Pros Migrating Their Phone Service  PCMag.com

It doesn't really matter what your company is using for a phone system right now because at some point you're going to need to find something that will scale to ...


Bypassing Broken SIP ALG Implementations  Hackaday

The SIP protocol is commonly used for IP telephone communications. Unfortunately it's notorious for having issues with NAT traversal. Even some major vendors ...


Skype Kills Integration With Open Source PBX Asterisk  PCWorld

Skype has decided not to renew an agreement that allows open-source telephony system Asterisk to be integrated with the *service* using software developed ...


PBXDom the Next Generation of Call Analytics  Telecom Reseller

WALNUT, CA – December 17, 2018 – Phone system analytics company PBXDom, in their latest update, supports more than 160 voice platforms and contains ...


Asterisk RTP bug worse than first thought: Think intercepted streams  The Register

One of the Asterisk bugs published last week is worse than first thought: Enable Security warns it exposes the popular IP telephony system to stream injection ...


SBC vs. SIP Server – What is the difference?  Telecom Reseller

by Alan Percy, Senior Director of Product Marketing at TelcoBridges. The question came early and often during our participation at Astricon 2018 in Orlando.


Tata Communications Launches Service for Microsoft Teams Direct Routing  Telecom Reseller

Tata Communications' global Tier-1 network helps ensure the seamless deployment of Calling in Office 365. HERNDON, VA– June 28, 2018 —Tata ...


IP PBX Market to witness huge growth by 2023 | Cisco, Avaya, Asterisk, 3CX, Huawei, Ericsson  openPR

United States Internet Protocol Private Branch Exchange (IP PBX) Market Report 2018 is latest research study released by HTF MI evaluating the market, ...


Digium Asterisk-Vyatta VoIP solution poses threat to Cisco and others  ZDNet

A new joint marketing and development agreement between open-source router platform developer Vyatta and open source Asterisk VoIP solutions platform ...


CallTower Named Best 2018 UCAAS & PBX Solutions Provider by US Business News  Telecom Reseller

CallTower honored with an esteemed award for their success as a 2018 US Technology Elite Solutions Provider. SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH AND BOSTON ...


Vitelity Gold Sponsor for AstriCon 2014, Highlighting Voice and PBX Solutions for the Asterisk Community  Business Wire

Leading Voice over IP (VoIP) technology provider Vitelity today announced that the organization will be a gold sponsor at the AstriCon 2014 conference.


Open Source as a driver of VoIP communications innovation  Real Business

Rafael Cortes, Head of Marketing at Foehn, discusses open source as the key to the future of innovation for unified communications. Open source software ...


How to run your small business with free open source software  CIO

From alternatives to Microsoft Office to full-blown ERP systems, open source software can provide free options for small businesses that don't have the budget ...


SBC Market Growth in Overdrive to 2024 | Insight for the Connected Enterprise  No Jitter

William F. Buckley Jr., in 1983, wrote a book describing his life moving at ever faster speed while requiring less effort; he called it "Overdrive." I see the session ...


Dashlet.net offers real time call center dashboards for Asterisk  Telecom Reseller

Asterisk is the right solution for many call centers, but that choice can sometimes limit other options. Dashlet.net is introducing real time dashboards for Asterisk ...


How To: OBify Your IP Phone (No Asterisk Involved)  Voxilla.com

Do you have an extra line sitting empty on that IP phone on your desk? Here's an idea for it: Use it to make and receive Google Voice calls by linking it to an ...


Grandstream Launches Large Capacity Enterprise IP PBX  Business Wire

Grandstream's UCM6510 Enterprise IP PBX handles up to 2000 users on E1, T1 and J1 networks. This license-free appliance benefits large call volume env.


Dial D for Disruption  Forbes

In a research park outside the low-key bustle of downtown Huntsville, Ala. Mark Spencer finishes his barbecue and resumes wreaking havoc on the ...


Comparing the leading VoIP vendors and their products  TechTarget

Buying a VoIP *service* for your organization? Telephony expert Chris Partsenidis looks at the pros and cons of the leading VoIP vendors and their IP PBX ...


Voxilla's FreePBX in a Cloud, Step-By-Step  Voxilla.com

Note: This post has been updated with a new FreePBX in a Cloud instance for Europe. Because of the interest in our series on VoIP and the open source ...


Part 1: VoIP in a Cloud  Voxilla.com

(This is the first of a two-part series on using Amazon's cloud services to meet your business telephony needs. In this part, we look at Amazon EC2 and how it is ...


Part 2: Asterisk in a Cloud  Voxilla.com

In Part 1 of this two-part series, we covered why you should consider using the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) for your telephony solution. In this article ...


3CX PBX for Windows: Everything you ever wanted from a phone system  Register

Review Back in the 1990s when I started to work with telephone and voicemail systems it was all pretty straightforward: install some analogue or ISDN lines and ...


Respoke Launches Its WebRTC-Based Platform For Voice, Video And Text Chat Apps  TechCrunch

Digium, the company behind the popular open source Asterisk PBX software, today announced the official launch of Respoke, its WebRTC *service* backend for ...


Maximize business opportunities with the latest mobility trends  Telecom Reseller

What are the key enterprise mobility trends you need to know to ensure your business can maximize the mobility revenue opportunity? by Craig Barrass, Region ...


Digium Gamechanger! Launches D40, D50, & D70 IP Phones  TMCnet.com

Digium Gamechanger! Launches D40, D50, & D70 IP Phones Today, at ITEXPO, the premiere communications event, Digium launched a line of IP phones ...


GL Announces 911, E-911, & NG 911 Signaling Simulation & Monitoring  Telecom Reseller

Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA – April 30, 2018 – GL Communications Inc., announced today its enhanced next generation 911 signaling simulation and ...


Adding Cell Phones to Your PBX  TMC Net

Businesses looking to bring mobile phones under the umbrella of their corporate voice systems have an array of options. They can keep their PBX (News - Alert) ...


UCaaS Market Exploding, Enterprises Increase Adoption  Telecom Reseller

by Jason Price, UC & Conferencing Strategist at Select Communications (www.selectcommunications.com). Synergy Research Group just released data from ...


Patton’s Highly-Survivable eSBCs Now Support 200 Simultaneous SIP Sessions  Telecom Reseller

Now, with SmartNode 5500 eSBC, organizations with up to 2000 employees can comfortably migrate to All-IP with redundant trunks, automated local registration ...


Microsoft Lync 2010, Asterisk & Skype Integration Tutorial  TMCnet.com

Microsoft Lync 2010, Asterisk & Skype Integration Tutorial I came across an excellent tutorial on installing and integrating Microsoft Lync 2010, Asterisk ...


How to Build a Free (or Almost Free) Phone System for Your Business  GigaOm

In today's horrible economic environment, small businesses need to save wherever they can. But there are a handful of phone services out…


Twilio: Connecting Enterprise Telecom To The Cloud  InformationWeek

A new *service* aims to simplify the connection of enterprise communications services to the cloud. Will software transform your telecommunications services?


5 Top Benefits of Using a Desktop Softphone  Telecom Reseller

The name softphone can be quite misleading because a softphone is not, in fact, a physical, tangible piece of equipment. Instead, a desktop softphone is a ...


How To: Monitor Asterisk with SNMP  Voxilla.com

We needed a better way to monitor and track performance of RF.com's Asterisk 1.6 boxes. We learned quickly that the scarce documentation for configuring ...


Fonality launches trixbox Appliance, Asterisk-based VoIP PBX  engadget

Like Asterisk? Been waiting to take it to work with you as a VoIP PBX? Enter Fonality's trixbox Appliance, a new small business-grade rack-mounted server good.


Monitoring Tools for Lawful Intercept, Data Retention, and Fraud Detection – Wireless, IP, Optical, TDM and PSTN Networks  Telecom Reseller

Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA – April 3, 2018 – GL Communications Inc., announced today its latest software solution with applications to Lawful Interception, ...


The Grandstream HT802 Review: A Compact, Feature-Rich VoIP Adapter  Telecom Reseller

There are a lot of VoIP adapters on the market and they all have different functionalities and features. Knowing what you are getting is important when it comes to ...


Telinta and TextBetter Team Up for SMS Solutions for VoIP Service Providers in the US  Telecom Reseller

Unique white label solution enables any US phone number to both send and receive SMS via the end user's email without changing ownership or porting DIDs.


Podcast: TelecomsXchange delivers a new pricing model for the wholesale minute market and streamlines the process.  Telecom Reseller

Ameed Jamous, CTO or TelecomsXchange, speaks with Don Witt of The Channel Daily News about the wholesale of minutes to and from carriers, how it is done ...


More on the Aastra AastraLink Pro 160 appliance  TMC Net

More on the Aastra AastraLink Pro 160 appliance I spoke with Aastra's executive vice president, Yves Laliberte just 50 minutes ago to Aastra Telecom, ...


Podcast: AudioCodes features Teams ready products at Microsoft Ignite  Telecom Reseller

According to Eric Bauer of AudioCodes, bringing together the PBX-like functionality of some of Microsoft's products and the connectivity of AudioCodes, delivers ...


NetFortris Fonality Review & Rating  PC Magazine

Fonality has been a player in Cloud PBX and Voice-over-IP (VoIP) solutions for a long time, though it was recently acquired by NetFortris. Even so, it's still the ...


6 Keys to a Successful VoIP Implementation  Huffington Post

Voice-over-Internet (VoIP) has the potential to both improve on existing phone technology, and greatly reduce phone costs. Yet, many SMB owners are ...


Wildix Reports Explosive Growth  Telecom Reseller

Channel community success marked by 42k-user Italian government award, Transtelco contract and 30 new North American partners; transparent licensing, ...


VoIP fraud explained  MyBroadband

VoIP is about convergence, saving money and resources. However, these types of systems also create more inroads for attack.


AstraQom International Launches AstraQom Philippines & 20 Top-Class Scholarships  PR Newswire

MANILA, Philippines, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, AstraQom International, the world's largest local business VoIP provider and telecommunications ...


Voices in the cloud: the move to telephony as a service  Tech Wire Asia

IN today's business environment, the question never really comes up as to whether or not to offer a phone line as a communication channel. Social media.


My Payphone Runs Linux  Hackaday

For the 20th anniversary of the Movie “Hackers” [Jamie Zawinski], owner of DNA Lounge in San Francisco, threw an epic party – screening the movie, setting up ...


Common Mistakes in IVR Scripts #1: “The Corleone Family Tree”.  Telecom Reseller

To those installers, resellers, and end-users who follow this blog thread, I want to set you up for success in formatting your IVR scripts, and to encourage you to ...


SIP Trunking with a Legacy PBX  TMC Net

To date, most SIP trunking providers and resellers have focused on the opportunity to migrate business customers from PSTN *service* in concert with an upgrade ...


Securing VoIP: Keeping Your VoIP Networks Safe  TechTarget

In this excerpt of Securing VoIP: Keeping your VoIP Network Safe, author Regis (Bud) Bates outlines different approaches to VoIP security and offers best ...


Cisco Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend  Telecom Reseller

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Dec. 5, 2018 – Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced that earlier today its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.33 per ...


DICE spins off Telecom Division to form IPtelx.net  SecurityInfoWatch

Cliff Dice, CEO and his son Jordan Dice created a new company to serve DICE clients and the alarm industry at a larger scale. With DICE's PBX business and ...


How to Sell a Premise VoIP PBX vs Hosted PBX  Telecom Reseller

When it comes to VoIP PBX systems, channel partners have to choose between selling a premise based solution or one that is hosted in the cloud.


Voxox and Telenor’s Digi Roll Out Omni Hotline to Empower Small Businesses in Malaysia  Telecom Reseller

Voxox powers virtual PBX *service* Omni Hotline in Malaysia with localized telephone numbers and *service*. SAN DIEGO AND KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA ...


Verizon announces results of voluntary separation offer  Telecom Reseller

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2018 — Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced that approximately 10,400 employees have been accepted ...


Private Equity Firm Trilantic Capital Partners Selects the Votacall Cloud Phone System for Increased Reliability, Productivity and Support  Telecom Reseller

BOSTON, Dec. 18, 2018 — Trilantic Capital Partners is a private equity firm with approximately $9.1 billion in capital commitments under management. The firm ...


How I Deal With SEO Outsourcing Calls  Search Engine Roundtable

If you are anything like me, you get several sales pitches a day, including one or two requests from companies to outsource your SEO or web development to ...


Hacker 'Weev' Sends SoundCloud Message From Prison  Mashable

Andrew Auernheimer has posted two audio messages to his SoundCloud account, directly from prison. How did he do it?


Skype For Asterisk vs. Skype For SIP  NetworkWorld.com

After this week's announcement by Skype of their "Skype for SIP" business *service*, rumors speculating the longevity of the previously-released "Skype For ...


Voice is Still the “Killer App” and Here’s Why  Telecom Reseller

by Kevin Isacks, Vice President of Software as a *Service* Solutions, Ribbon Communications (www.ribboncommunications.com). We've been on an uphill ...


UCaaS Subscriber Growth is Increasingly Being Driven by Large Enterprises  Telecom Reseller

RENO, Nev., Aug. 27, 2018 — New Q2 data from Synergy Research Group shows that for the tenth successive quarter more than 300,000 UCaaS subscriber ...


Seasoned Unified Communications Expert Tom Puorro Joins Plantronics  Telecom Reseller

Former Cisco Executive Becomes Executive Vice President, General Manager of Team Focused on Audio and Video Solutions for Groups. SANTA CRUZ, Calif.


Pulsar360, Inc.: The 30 Fabulous Companies of The Year 2018  Telecom Reseller

Littleton, CO – April 13, 2018— Pulsar360, Inc. is proud to announce that the company was recently honored in The Silicon Review magazine, in its list of “The ...


Aryaka Names Cloud and Software Industry Veteran, Deepak Kumar, as Senior Vice President of Customer Success  Telecom Reseller

San Mateo, CA. – December 17, 2018 – Aryaka®, the leading SD-WAN as a *Service* provider, announced today that Deepak Kumar, a 20-year cloud and ...