The British manufacturer of equipment for IP telephony can begin delivery of pre-IP PBX Asterisk. Will this be another step toward widespread use of open source in VoIP?
Will Asterisk choice of operators?
Digium, a company that promotes Asterisk in the corporate segment, is preparing for the integration of open PBX infrastructure providers of telecommunications services. A partnership agreement reached with the British manufacturer of telecommunications equipment Integrics.
The deal could serve as a starting point for Digium, sponsoring Asterisk, which sees the Integrics and its product Enswitch a good basis for further joint development of market VoIP. Currently, this niche is firmly hold manufacturers propreitarnogo equipment.
With the help of Digium Integrics expects to expand its user base, which currently has about 25 companies, which deployed 40 PBX. Among them is the largest company providing IP telephony services to more than one hundred thousand of its customers and thousands of simultaneous calls.
Digium is not just a marketing support Asterisk, but he produces equipment. Although, it must be noted that while the equipment is suitable only for small businesses. For example, AA350 Switchvox is no more than 400 users, AA250, which was declared as the ability to serve up to 500 users, never went beyond the laboratory.Osnovnoy Digium aim is to help communications service providers to gain profits from the promotion of open solutions segment of small and medium-sized businesses.