Selecting hardware appropriate for a particular Asterisk installation has been a topic of discussion ever since the emergence of Asterisk. This typically centers around choosing hardware to handle n users or x concurrent calls. Often the focus is on how to scale up to the greatest number of users for a given server. However, there … Continue reading “D.I.Y. Asterisk Appliances: A Question Of Scale”
Nir Simionovich as nice little post revisiting the Pika Warp Asterisk Appliance now that it uses the Asterisk GUI v2.0. I’ve always admired Pika’s effort in the Asterisk appliance space. It’s an interesting platform on which to develop niche IP telephony solutions.
The folks up at Jazinga in Toronto were nice enough to provide me with a sample of their new embedded Asterisk appliance. It’s actually been here for quite a while but other matters have distracted me from giving it the attention it deserves. Over the coming couple of weeks I hope to explore its capabilities, … Continue reading “Jazinga Embedded Asterisk Appliance In The House”
I’ve made it very clear over the months writing this blog that I like the appliance approach to Asterisk, or any PBX, especially for SOHO/SMB applications. It’s just a good sensible approach. Over the past year there have emerged some really good product offerings in this area. By combining the flexibility of Asterisk or Freeswitch … Continue reading “A Suggestion To Asterisk Appliance Developers”
Earlier today I had a comment from Dave Clark of Pika Technologies. He pointed me to WARP Xtra, a new web site that they have launched with the express intent of developing a user/developer community around their new WARP Asterisk appliance. I had a quick look around and it certainly appears interesting. Part blog and … Continue reading “Pika Working To Create a Developer Community Around Their WARP Asterisk Appliance”
There are so many Asterisk appliances around these days. Even so, some of us have DIY tendencies. I still stand by my recycled T5700 thin client as a host platform, but I accept that I couldn’t sell that to a corporate or even SMB user looking for an Asterisk solution. Then this morning I read … Continue reading “Koolu: A D.I.Y. Asterisk Appliance?”