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VoIP News: Asterisk in Action

Dec 18, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Edwards)

"VOIP News: Why would businesses chose Asterisk over a proprietary technology?

"Chad Agate: Cost and flexibility. Customers don't like the idea of being locked into anything. Especially when they're talking about their telephone system and they've been so used to their phone systems being a black box. It just kind of hangs out there and operates and does whatever it does. As more applications are coming onto the network, and those applications are being integrated with voice, they're looking to have more control over that. And I see open source as a viable way to do that..."

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