Moving to open source IP Phones with Asterisk


The perils, pitfalls and advantages of moving to IP telephony

Four years ago I needed a new four-line phone system for my home business and the choices were astonishingly limited. After finding that the only reasonable four-line cordless phone system cost over $2000,I discovered Asterisk, a Linux based open source PBX and decided to risk that path. Along the way I've learned a few things I think are worth knowing before jumping in.

Speaker: Ira Emus