11:15 AM Saturday
Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 8th and 9th, 2011.session

[voip] Practical Internet Telephony with Asterisk: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats


About This Session

Despite knowing about the opportunities of VoIP, many don't realize the practical value and benefits that Internet Telephony can bring to their organizations. Open-source telephony toolkit Asterisk enables every company and individual to have their very own PBX, customized to fit the unique needs of a particular situation and IT landscape. Even more value and power can be derived by integrating Asterisk with other back-end applications, making it a natural part of a business process. This presentation will focus on practical applications for Asterisk to simplify and improve voice communications, save cost and provide new innovative services (like "voice mail in email", "global presence", "click-to-call", etc). Furthermore, various Asterisk installations (Trix-box, Asterisk@Home) as well as add-ons (Asterisk Real-time - MySQL connectivity, etc) will be reviewed and evaluated. Finally, a general SWOT analysis, will be presented, covering Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats of an Asterisk introduction in a small/medium size company.

Time: 11:15 AM Saturday    Room: 4305 

The Speaker(s)

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Roman Zhovtulya

President & CEO , WebServiceCenter Group

Roman has co-founded WebServiceCenter Group in early 2004 and has since been responsible for strategic management and IT. He received a Master's Degree in "Communications and Media Engineering" from Offenburg University (Germany) and has established and managed a number of technology initiatives there. One of them being "InternetServiceCenter" - an innovative company-like software development agency within the University.