Car Dealership Uses Asterisk VoIP to Stay on "Cutting Edge"
May 01, 2007, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"O'Brien Automotive Team is a large car dealership conglomerate
based in Peoria, Ill. When the company built new headquarters
recently, it needed a phone system flexible and cost-effective
enough to satisfy the needs of 200 employees at the home office,
and hundreds more staff at nine local dealerships in four states.
After evaluating options and wrangling with incompetent vendors,
O'Brien went with an open source Asterisk solution.
"Dave Stear, IT director for O'Brien, says he knew the archaic
phone system the company had in place at the old facility would
have to go..."