Getting Started with the Asterisk Open Source Telephony Platform

There are endless choices for communications products on the market, and the task of finding the right solution can take you on a journey of complex pricing tiers and feature set comparisons. Asterisk, the free open source solution, could be the answer your organization’s needs. But you still need to understand which option is right for you - building from scratch with Asterisk source code, or using a pre-packaged Asterisk-based solution with a GUI (graphical user interface).

Join Digium, sponsor and maintainer of the Asterisk Open Source project, for our latest webinar, Discover the Power of Asterisk. David Duffett, Worldwide Community Director for the Asterisk project, will detail options for building solutions using raw Asterisk and the command line interface (CLI) or using a version with a built-in graphical user interface (GUI).

He will also discuss the basics of open source telephony and the underlying Asterisk architecture, and review the best practices on how to properly structure Asterisk.

In this webinar, you will learn:
  • Basics of open source telephony
  • Best practices for how to properly structure Asterisk 
  • Summary of Asterisk and Distributions
  • Getting started using Asterisk
  • Additional resources, training and products to enhance your Asterisk knowledge
No matter your skill level with Linux, whether a beginner or a seasoned professional, after attending this webinar you will be able to decide the best approach to starting your Asterisk journey. Watch now!

speaker-bio-david-duffett-on24-small.jpgAbout the Presenter

Long time Asterisk enthusiast, Chartered Engineer, and globally experienced trainer and public speaker, David currently serves as the Director of the Worldwide Asterisk Community for Digium. His experience includes Air Traffic Control communications, Wireless Local Loop, Mobile Networks, Computer Telephony, Voice over IP and Asterisk specifically.

In addition to many web articles, David's publications include Asterisk 1.4: The Professional's Guide (Packt, co-author) and the contribution of a chapter (on Internationalisation) to Asterisk: The Definitive Guide (O'Reilly). You’ll also find him at numerous conferences and events around the world, including AstriCon (THE annual global Asterisk event), ITEXPO, AsterConference Asia and more.

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