Asterisk Breeds a Cottage Industry

The open-source PBX is popular, powerful and affordable. But setting up and maintaining Asterisk in its distributed form is a technical challenge for even the most accomplished of geeks. Now, more than 60 new companies, smelling a good business opportunity, offer simplified graphical front-ends for Asterisk. More are on the way. … [Read more...]

AOL Says Its VoIP Service Will Make a Dent

By making its new broadband telephony service both simple and slick, AOL thinks it will affect the VoIP industry in the same way the giant service provider helped fuel the growth of the internet a decade ago. … [Read more...]