Enable Long (64-bit VT-x) Mode Support on Latitude D630 for VirtualBox

I was in the process of setting up a 64-bit CentOS x86_64 virtual machine instance on my Dell Latitude D630 and received a message from the RHEL installer: “Your CPU does not support long mode. Use a 32bit distribution.” This perplexed me a bit, as I verified that the D630 with Core 2 Duo T7250 […]

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.

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

FOSE 2011 Government IT / Security Conference & Expo, 20% Discount Code

When you use Google services, you trust us with your information. This Privacy Policy is meant to help you understand what data we collect, why we collect it, and what we do with it. This is important; we hope you will take time to read it carefully. And remember, you can find controls to manage […]

See the latest in tech at FOSE / GOVSEC 2010 – March 23-25, Washington, D.C.

Last year, I had the pleasure of attending FOSE/GOVSEC 2009 in D.C. and I look forward to attending again this year. Last year’s exhibit floors were packed with some very nice gear and it was exciting to see emerging trends and get hands-on with some of the latest and greatest gadgets relating to gov’t information […]

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 […]

Central Pennsylvania Open Source Conference – October 17, 2009

Attention all techies! If you are not yet registered for the 2009 Central Pennsylvania Open Source Conference, today is the last day registration will be open! It was a great learning experience last year and promises to be the same this year as well. You can check out the schedule and register here: http://www.cposc.org/schedule