[asterisk-users] PBX selection
florian at siegenthaler.mx
Wed Apr 19 02:38:32 CDT 2017
You can look Wazo, it's a fork of XiVO and it's a powerful graphical PBX with Asterisk.
Envoyé depuis mon Fairphone.
On April 19, 2017 5:07:41 AM GMT+02:00, Jai Rangi <jprangi at didforsale.com> wrote:
> Well said Alex
>On Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 7:06 PM Alex Epshteyn <alex at thirdlane.com>
>> The solution you choose should be based on many factors which should
>> include your business requirements, team's experience, your budget,
>> expectations and more.
>> You can choose Asterisk or Freeswitch as a platform and start
>> that - but it is not simple and being new to VoIP you are likely to
>> mistakes. The "do-it-yourself" approach will some money initially,
>> be the most expensive option long term - as you will be denying the
>> of scale. Bringing a "smart programmer" won't help much as you will
>> create a "lock-in". In fact, this could be worse than a dependency
>> when you use a commercial or a known open source solution as while
>> would still be able to get help from the community for the "base"
>> your pbx, your custom part will be much harder to deal with.
>> Our company started building Asterisk based PBX in 2002 and Multi
>> PBX in 2005 - we do this as our core business and are still finding
>> for improvement :). As your experience with VoIP is minimal I would
>> with your CTO - you should find a solution high enough in the stack
>> avoid the complexity of building it all yourself.
>> Good luck,
>> Alex Epshteyn
>> email: alex at thirdlane.com
>> web: www.thirdlane.com
>> phone +1 415.261.6601
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "J Montoya or A J Stiles" <asterisk_list at earthshod.co.uk>
>> > To: "Asterisk Users Mailing List - Non-Commercial Discussion" <
>> asterisk-users at lists.digium.com>
>> > Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 1:40:47 AM
>> > Subject: Re: [asterisk-users] PBX selection
>> > On Monday 17 Apr 2017, Speed Boy wrote:
>> > > Hi all, I'm new to VoIP, now we have a project that needs a
>> > > PBX with client APPs.
>> > > In our team we have argument for choosing PBX. By so far, we
>> > > have following candidates:
>> > >
>> > > A: Open source
>> > >
>> > > 1) Asterisk PBX (http://www.asterisk.org) (with longest
>> > > history that almost every one knows it, now the last version
>> > > the
>> > > PJSIP stack)
>> > > 2) FreeSwitch (http://www.freeswitch.org) (A lot people
>> > > recommended it to us)
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > B: Commercial
>> > >
>> > > 1) Vodia PBX (http://www.vodia.com). It comes from SNOM, now
>> > > acquired by a HongKong company now
>> > > 2) PortSIP PBX (http://www.portsip.com/portsip-pbx). It
>> > > also includes VoIP SDK, WebRTC and offer rebranding app for free.
>> > >
>> > > My boss prefers the Open Source PBX since they are free,
>> > > but our CTO prefers the commercial editions, according to
>> > > whom the business PBX has better support, and the
>> > > performance is good, and easy to use - considering our team
>> > > all are new to VoIP/PBX.
>> > Proponents of proprietary solutions always like to say "If an Open
>> > Source
>> > solution breaks, who can you call?" The answer is, "Any
>> > sufficiently-competent
>> > programmer -- it may be broken, but we have all the pieces".
>> > if you
>> > spend money on proprietary software and it breaks, then there is
>> > *one*
>> > place you can call -- and you'd better hope they are interested to
>> > fix your
>> > problem.
>> > On the other hand, if you could get full Source Code and
>> > Rights
>> > (basically, "everything we could do with a GPL program except
>> > distribute
>> > copies"), a proprietary solution might not be so bad after all.
>> > since
>> > the goal of most proprietary software vendors is to extract money
>> > from you and
>> > maintaining you in a state of perpetual helplessness is highly
>> > desirable in
>> > the course of this, do not expect to get such a deal in real life.
>> > > We have did some searching of Asterisk, here are my questions:
>> > >
>> > > 1. Does the last Asterisk using PJSIP stack ?
>> > Yes.
>> > > 2. Does there has the comparison of PJSIP and reSIProcate,
>> > > sofia(using by
>> > > FreeSwicth) ?
>> > Not sure about this. We're still using the original chan_sip
>> > > 3. Is it easy to compile and setup Asterisk?
>> > It's about as easy as compiling anything from Source Code. Harder
>> > than LAME
>> > MP3 encoder, but easier than the Linux kernel. If you altered
>> > `monop` from
>> > the BSDgames package to make the streets match your local edition
>> > the game,
>> > you will have no problem whatsoever with building Asterisk.
>> > If you understand the process of what you are doing -- basically,
>> > setting up
>> > an automated process that will examine your server hardware and
>> > software
>> > configuration (configure), choosing which parts of Asterisk you
>> > want to
>> > include (make menuselect), compiling the selected human-readable
>> > Source Code
>> > into binary code that the computer can understand natively (make)
>> > and then
>> > moving the compiled binary code and configuration files from the
>> > Source Code
>> > folder to where the computer is expecting for them to be (make
>> > install) then
>> > you should not have too many problems.
>> > It is always preferrable to compile your own Asterisk to fit your
>> > hardware and
>> > include just the bits you want, rather than rely on anyone else's
>> > pre-compiled
>> > package.
>> > > 4. Which Asterisk version is recommended?
>> > The latest one.
>> > > And does Asterisk support Windows
>> > > ?
>> > You can certainly use Windows softphones to talk to Asterisk, but
>> > Asterisk
>> > itself requires a non-toy underlying operating system. Ubuntu and
>> > CentOS are
>> > the best-supported Linux distributions. Asterisk has also been
>> > working,
>> > to greater or lesser extents, on Solaris and the BSDs. But Linux
>> > the
>> > original development environment (although one of the two original
>> > projects
>> > that ended up merging and becoming Asterisk, many years ago, was
>> > originally
>> > developed on FreeBSD), and is what most Asterisk telephonistas
>> > Any hardware which is capable of running Windows can, of course,
>> > Linux;
>> > and usually better.
>> > --
>> > JM or AJS
>> > Note: Originating address only accepts e-mail from list! If
>> > replying off-
>> > list, change address to asterisk1list at earthshod dot co dot uk .
>> > --
>> > -- Bandwidth and Colocation Provided by http://www.api-digital.com
>> > Check out the new Asterisk community forum at:
>> > https://community.asterisk.org/
>> > New to Asterisk? Start here:
>> > https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/display/AST/Getting+Started
>> > asterisk-users mailing list
>> > To UNSUBSCRIBE or update options visit:
>> > http://lists.digium.com/mailman/listinfo/asterisk-users
>> -- Bandwidth and Colocation Provided by http://www.api-digital.com --
>> Check out the new Asterisk community forum at:
>> New to Asterisk? Start here:
>> asterisk-users mailing list
>> To UNSUBSCRIBE or update options visit:
>Cebod Technologies LLC dba DIDforSale/Cebod Telecom
>| F 949-269-0449 / 949-232-1410 | jprangi at didforsale.com www.cebod.com
>www.didforsale.com |3200 Bristol St Suite 615, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 |
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the asterisk-users