California City Rebuilds Network Using All Open Source Software
Nov 27, 2007, 15:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"When the city of Madera, Calif., needed a new voice system, it
turned to open source technology--not just for the IP telephony but
for an entire network-infrastructure overhaul and loads of other
functions. All the renovations cost less than half the estimated
price of deploying a commercial VoIP system alone...
"The city's foray into open source began two years ago, when it
brought on a new network manager, Paul Wheeler, specifically to
shepherd through the VoIP conversion..."