LinuxInsider: Can IP-PBXs Go Open-Source?

[ Thanks to Jason
for this link. ]

“The entry of Cisco has meant upheaval–and new technology
developments–for the enterprise voice market. Now, a much smaller
player hopes it can achieve at least as significant a shakeup in
this market.

“This month, Pingtel will announce that it’s making all its
software available free to developers, as open source code. This
will include the company’s SIPx-change IP-PBX and its Instant
xpressa softphone; Pingtel will make its money selling
subscriptions to ‘enterprise-grade’ versions of the software, as
well as by providing professional services, support, documentation
and technical assistance. It will also continue to sell its line of
SIP (Session Initiation Protocol-compliant) xpressa desk


Related Story:
Australia: Pingtel Unleashes Linux-Based VoIP Code to Open Source
(Feb 24, 2004)

Get the Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to Developer Insider for top news, trends, & analysis