Communication

Fonality Launches the trixbox Asterisk-Based Appliance

Fonality announced a new enterprise telephony appliance based on trixbox, a leading Asterisk-based IP-PBX, and a range of complementary professional support options. The trixbox Appliance comes pre-installed with the trixbox software platform and is an industrial grade rack-mountable server with dual hard disk and dual power supply redundancy options. It is aimed at businesses with five to 500 employees and can be purchased for use with VoIP, E1/T1 or up to 48 analog lines. Created for trixbox and Asterisk resellers, as well as IT professionals, the trixbox Appliance costs $999 and delivers the industry’s best price performance value for a PBX.

Doubts persist about open source IP telephony

Open source Voice over IP (VoIP) in the enterprise is at the stage where Linux desktops were about five years ago, and the small open source presence at last week's VoiceCon Spring 2007 conference in Orlando is a true indicator that open source VoIP is still in its infancy.

Qtopia Partner Community Spearheading the Advances in Mobile Linux

Trolltech, the company that makes software faster to build and easier to use, today announced a wide range of Qtopia partner activities in connection with the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona Feb 12-16 2007. This includes technology that for the first time prepares Linux for the mass-volume feature phone market.

Next Monday: Linuxlookup will be posting a review of the Trolltech Greenphone.

Funambol Shows Open Source Push Email, Contacts and Calendars

Funambol, the mobile open source software company, today announced it will preview its new mobile email portal for consumers at 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona, February 12 - 15, 2007. The company will also show the world's first open source Java mobile email client for mass market phones and how its software powers the email, contacts and calendars for the popular OpenMoko mobile Linux platform.

AsteriskNow Rocks Open Source Telecom World

Solution providers searching "Mark Spencer" on YouTube will find not only a bizarre clip about a homemade cake and humorous downloads regarding British department store Marks & Spencer, but a sure-fire way to increase sales in the lucrative IP PBX and VoIP market courtesy of Asterisk open-source PBX creator Mark Spencer.

Linux phone to call in down under

Multinational mobile handset makers may be dabbling with Linux-powered phones for Asia and the U.S., but the Australian market has been largely ignored, that is until OpenMoko arrives later this year.

World’s first global mobile Linux initiative

World’s first global mobile Linux initiative begins membership process, encourages creation of an ecosystem spanning application and middleware developer communities.

Call Accounting Mate Introduces Support for Asterisk the Open Source PBX

callaccounting.ws announced today that it has developed integration for the massively popular Asterisk the Open Source PBX into its Call Accounting Mate software. The move is largely in response to the large number of inquiries from developers and integrators of Asterisk.