Astricon 2013 Presentation Slide Downloads: Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

Many thanks to Digium and the Astricon committee for accepting my presentation proposal. THANK YOU for attending my talk and giving quality feedback to improve Astricon next year. Last but not least, a huge thank you to the entire team that help put Astricon together; we all look forward to many, many more years of […]

Astricon 2013 – Celebrating 10 Years of THE Asterisk Event

Digium (Asterisk) Astricon 2013 kicks off today in Atlanta; this is the 10 year anniversary of THE Asterisk telecommunications event! See you tomorrow at 3:30 in Ballroom II for my talk, "Disaster Recovery – the Asterisk Advantage". If you are involved with telecom in your enterprise, this is the place to be.

Reliable, secure and scalable Asterisk Business Telephone Systems for the Enterprise

I recently had the privilege to present at the Asterisk VoIP Users Conference, Astricon 2012, and gave an overview of how to use commodity resources and Open Source Asterisk PBX systems in the globally-distributed enterprise. Watch the presentation here

tapestry technologies Offers License-free Business Telephone Solutions using Asterisk®, Polycom® and Xorcom™

VoIP telephony engineers at tapestry technologies, LLC are now certified with Polycom and Xorcom to design affordable voice over IP business phone systems that do not require yearly per-feature, per-user, hardware, or software usage fees. http://www.prweb.com/releases/prweb2012/8/prweb9668518.htm

Taking Back Your Phone System with VoIP & Asterisk: an overview

I will be giving a short talk this evening for CPLUG on VoIP and Asterisk: “Taking Back Your Phone System with VoIP & Asterisk: an overview”. John will be talking about Dropbox and John Place will be giving us an overview of Rackspace Cloud. I hear that Ubuntu One will be discussed too. It should […]

Follow-up: Digium AA50 Reboot Issues — A Temporary Work-around

This is a follow-up my original blog post here: Digium Confirms Major Issues with AA50 VoIP Appliance: Spotaneous Reboots and Memory Card Write-Lock, A Review Since I originally posted, I seem to have found a band-aid fix that is getting our AA50 through the days without spontaneous reboots and dropped calls in the process. I […]

Digium Confirms Major Issues with AA50 VoIP Appliance: Spotaneous Reboots and Memory Card Write-Lock, A Review

Let me begin by saying that I am a big fan of Digium in general. All of their products that I have used thus far in several IP telephony / VoIP installations have worked tremendously well. Background: Doug and I recently integrated a Digium AA50 phone system appliance with Polycom IP telephones for a small […]

Working VoIP Softphone SIP Client on VMware Virtual Machine

A month or so back, a few members of Direct Brands‘ IT group presented to the Central PA VMUG (VMware User Group). The talk was focused on VMware’s View product and one item of special interest to me was how they got their SIP client software (soft phone) for Windows XP working on VMware View […]

VoIP delivers best-value telephone service

Read my latest blog for the Central Penn Business Journal here: VoIP delivers best-value telephone service

Working CallCentric.com VoIP on the Nokia E51

I got my Nokia E51 GSM cell / VoIP tonight and, thanks to user malubob on the Nokia forums, I have a working SIP voice over IP (VoIP) connection to CallCentric.com. These settings should apply to just about any S60 platform Nokia VoIP phone that you need to use on CallCentric; just remember that your […]