"Marc Fribush, a former 'Microsoft guy,' is a telecommunications
industry entrepreneur who discovered the benefits of open source
when he launched a turnkey SAAS telephony business based on
Asterisk. 'It's really powerful stuff,' Fribush says.
"Fribush's previous company produced Web telephony software for
the online dating industry. When that business was sold in 2006, he
started looking for his next project and noticed an interesting
trend. 'We were looking at the Asterisk movement, and we started
looking at some of the momentum,' Fribush says. 'It was a big
disrupter. And we thought that one of the missing pieces was a
turnkey solution where the application was actually hosted...'"