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TMCNet:  Asterisk World Dives into Open Source Telephony Software

[January 15, 2013]

Asterisk World Dives into Open Source Telephony Software

TMCnet News
Digium-sponsored conference agenda to focus on providing business users, resellers and executives the knowledge to use open source telephony software efficiently
NORWALK, CT - January 15, 2013 - TMC (News - Alert) announced today the agenda for Asterisk World, the premier event designed to teach business users and executives to use telephony software to increase profits and efficiency. Asterisk (News - Alert) World, being held January 30 - February 1, is collocated with ITEXPO Miami, the world's largest and best-attended communications and technology trade show, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, Florida.

Asterisk World offers a variety of programming touching on VoIP, the cloud, scalability, SIP Trunking, and more. Sessions include:
-Applied VoIP Security & Reliability on Commodity Internet Service, featuring Dennis Little Business Development Engineer, tapestry technologies, LLC
-Asterisk Deployment in Large Enterprise and Cloud Solutions, featuring Ali Pey, senior software engineer architect, j2 Global
-Business Case for Hosted vs. Enterprise Service Decisions: "Show Me the Money?" with Richard Hathaway, principal consultant, RLH Telecom Solutions, LLC
-UC in the Cloud - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, with Bryan Johns, Community Director, Digium
-Scaling up with Switchvox: Strategies for Larger Deployments, with Corey McFadden, Managing Partner, Voneto
-Asterisk and the Community - Past, Present and Future, with David Duffett Director, Worldwide Asterisk Community, Digium.
-Best Practices for Connecting your Asterisk System to SIP Trunking Services, featuring David Martin, vice president, Edgewater Networks (News - Alert)
-Deployment Planning for Switchvox, Scaling with Growing Market, featuring Eric Todd, CTO, NETXUSA
"We are pleased to welcome Digium and Asterisk World to Miami, and are excited for the educational opportunities this conference bring to our attendees," said Rich Tehrani (News - Alert), CEO of TMC and conference chairman for ITEXPO. "The free Asterisk 1-2-3 session should provide all attendees exposure to the Asterisk program and how it can be integrated in their individual businesses."
Asterisk World also offers free programming with Asterisk 1-2-3: The Essential 1-Day Asterisk Training Course on Tuesday, January 29, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Intended to provide a well-rounded and informative introduction to the Asterisk Project, the all-day seminar is broken into multiple sessions, beginning with background information such as the history of Asterisk, followed by methods of installing Asterisk and examples of fundamental configuration for call flow and features such as voicemail and IVR.
Registration for Asterisk World and Asterisk 1-2-3 is now open. Your Asterisk World conference registration also includes access to sessions within ITEXPO and Cloud4SMB programs.
Asterisk World is proudly supported by: Diamond Sponsor: Digium; Silver Sponsors: Aheeva, Asteria, ConnectWise (News - Alert), Fanvil, Khomp, Majuda Corporation, New Rock Technologies, OBIHAI, Onyx, Orecz, Synway, Zycoo.
For information about exhibitor or sponsorship opportunities for Asterisk World Miami, contact Joe Fabiano, 203-852-6800 x132 or Maureen Gambino, (203) 852-6800 x109. For media registration, contact Ashley Baster.
Share news of your Asterisk World participation to your audience by distributing announcements, giveaways, relevant press releases, etc. through your social media channels. Contact TMC's Diana Bakowski (203-852-6800 x122) to learn the benefits of joining the social team.

About TMC:
TMC is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes multiple magazines including CUSTOMER, INTERNET TELEPHONY, M2M Evolution and Cloud Computing. TMCnet is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors each month, and is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMC is also the producer of ITEXPO, the world's leading B2B communications event, as well as industry events: M2M Evolution; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5; Super Wi-Fi Summit, CVx; Asterisk World; StartupCamp, and more. Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.
Media and Analyst Contact:        
Sue O'Keefe / Connect2 Communications / (508) 494-7771 /

Edited by Brooke Neuman

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