Asterisk is an open source VoIP software for building communications applications. It is sponsored by Digium which once was called Linux Support Services.
Asterisk is able to turn a simple computer into a communication server. Asterisk eliminates all the complexities of communications protocols and technologies; you are able to focus on your core service. It provides IP PBX systems, VoIP gateways, conference servers and other custom solutions. Being free and open source, Asterisk enjoys popularity among both small and large businesses, call centers, carriers and government agencies all around the world.
The Swiss Army Knife of Communications
Asterisk has low and high-level components that enable business phone systems to serve a range of functions
Asterisk has a modular design. Many components are combined into a single package to serve a lot of functions
Asterisk can connect multi-modal communications capabilities into your preferred business application
Asterisk offers classic PX functionality. It also comes with rich set of advanced features, which can operate with traditional phone, VoIP, PBX, IP PBX phone systems. Features like blind transfer, call forwarding, call snooping, music on hold, etc.
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Information from developer conferences and planning sessions
Doc showing functionality changes between major versions
Doc showing breaking changes, deprecation of specific features and important info on upgrading
The dev list to follow hot topics developers are discussing in real-time
Over one million communications systems are Asterisk-based in more than 170 countries. Astonishing? Sure! Asterisk can be the basis for a complete business phone system, or it can be used to extend an existing one and even bridge gaps between them.
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