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ISP-Planet: An Asterisk Appliance

Jan 29, 2006, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alex Goldman)

"This week, Morganville, N.J.-based Ranch Networks announced the development of security code for Asterisk, the open source VoIP project, that allows enterprises to combine Asterisk with Ranch appliances. The code is certified by Huntsville, Ala.-based Digium and is available in the latest Asterisk version, number 1.2.3.

"The code uses a standard developed by the IETF called Middlebox Communications to open firewall ports only when a call is actually in progress. This should make enterprise firewalls far more secure..."

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