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Asterisk SCF Goes for Scale in New Open Source VoIP Project

Oct 28, 2010, 20:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to smk for this link. ]

"The open source Asterisk project started off as an effort to be an on-premise IP-PBX. Over the years, demand for increasingly scalable and modular approaches for voice communications has grown, which is why a new Asterisk project is being announced this week.

"The Asterisk Scalable Communications Framework (SCF) is a new project sponsored by Digium that aims to build an open source VoIP system for large-scale deployments.

""This is motivated by need to be able to provide transparent fault tolerance and give application developers what they need to build the types of things they want to build now, which is primarily not PBX based applications," Kevin Fleming, Director of Software Technologies at Digium told InternetNews.com."

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