Digium® Welcomes Open Source Software Pros to AstriCon Developer Days
Creates dedicated events around annual AstriCon user conference and expo for software developers to help define the focus of the Asterisk® and Asterisk SCF platforms(PresseBox) (Huntsville, )
Developers who have contributed code to the two open source projects headed by Digium may attend these special events at no cost beyond the AstriCon registration fee. The individual conferences will give developers the opportunity to help define, in interactive forums, the direction of each project. Additional information about the events, including AstriCon registration and speaking opportunities, is available at http://www.AstriCon.net. Early bird rates for the conference are available through July 10, 2011.
"Asterisk has long drawn its strength from its energetic community, which includes hundreds of active developers," said Bryan M. Johns, community director at Digium. "We receive continuous feedback from developers and other enthusiasts, but want to invite and encourage involvement in the events that we're creating specifically for them. We think the open forum and ability to receive instant feedback and reaction to suggestions and comments will be invaluable for all participants."
Asterisk is the most widely used open source software for creating business phone systems and other communications applications. IT pros, telephony aficionados and software developers have downloaded Asterisk millions of times since its creation in 1999 and are using it in nearly every country of the world. Digium announced Asterisk SCF at AstriCon 2010 to enable the creation of real-time communications applications that include voice, video and text and that meet the demands of embedded applications to enterprise and carrier solutions. Asterisk SCF is designed to provide the highest levels of availability, scalability, extensibility, fault-tolerance and performance.
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