Digium Announces AstriCon 2015, the Longest Running Event Devoted to All Things Asterisk; Call for Speakers Now Being Accepted

Asterisk Developers, Integrators, Resellers and Business Users Invited to Attend the Conference and Expo, October 13-15 in Orlando, Florida

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 29, 2015 - Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, today announced it will hold AstriCon, its annual Asterisk user conference, in Orlando, Fla., from October 13-15, 2015, at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando. Digium, the creator and corporate sponsor of the Asterisk project, is now accepting submissions for speaker topics and talk concepts for 2015. Digium invites those who would like to speak at AstriCon to submit information for consideration by May 31, 2015. Visit AstriCon Call for Speakersto submit your speaking application today.

With nearly two million downloads per year, millions of deployments and a community of more than 80,000 members, the acceptance and growth of Asterisk has spawned an ecosystem spanning more than 170 countries. AstriCon gives all members of the Asterisk Community - from telephony enthusiasts to businesses - a forum to learn about the technology. AstriCon attendees can expect to gain a wealth of information about everything Asterisk. From solution scaling and resilience all the way to selling into the government, from enhancing 'on-hold' time to real-time communications and SIP infrastructure - AstriCon will feature a wide array of topics. Each session is delivered by Asterisk Community members that are happy to share their experience and expertise, and this makes AstriCon the must-attend event for anyone who is serious about Asterisk.

Using Asterisk, the most widely adopted open source platform for creating custom communications solutions, developers and other technical professionals are able to build solutions such as IP PBXs, voice over IP (VoIP) gateways, interactive voice response (IVR) systems, conference bridges, voicemail servers and more. Asterisk also forms the basis for Digium's award-winning Switchvox Unified Communications (UC) solution, which offers the most advanced business phone system features in a cost-effective, easy-to-use solution that scales as companies grow.

“Digium continues to evolve and grow AstriCon programming to match the needs of Asterisk Community members and the amazing wealth of knowledge our expert speakers, sponsors and exhibitors have to offer. Our attendees have access to amazing educational sessions, networking opportunities and technology demonstrations - all delivered by people that are actually out there, on the front lines, doing it,” said David Duffett, Asterisk Community director. “We are excited to expand this year’s content by adding a FreePBX track, and bringing other Asterisk distributions into the AstriCon mix.”

AstriCon 2015 is sponsored by Platinum Sponsor Sangoma and Gold Sponsors Vitelity, XORCOM and NETXUSA. Additional sponsors include OrecX, Jenne, Loway, Grandstream, Cepstral, TeleDynamics and Easy on Hold.

Digium is once again pleased to partner with TMC to promote the event to a broader audience. TMC has helped support other Digium events, including Asterisk World, with training sessions, video production, attendee registration and exhibit management. Companies interested in sponsoring AstriCon and participating on the EXPO floor should contact Joe Fabiano at TMC: +1 (203) 852-6800, ext. 132.

Registration for AstriCon 2015 is now open on the official event site: www.astricon.net. The early bird rate of $640 is available until May 31, 2015. After June, 1 regular pricing will be $740. The Diamond team package, 4-Pack of passes, is available for those organizations looking to send multiple attendees.

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Digium®, Inc. provides Asterisk® software, telephony hardware, and on-premises and hosted Switchvox business phone systems that deliver enterprise-class Unified Communications (UC) and UC as a Service (UCaaS) solutions at an affordable price. Digium is the creator, primary developer and sponsor of the Asterisk project; the world’s most widely used open source communications software. Asterisk turns an ordinary computer into a feature-rich communications server. A community of more than 80,000 developers and users worldwide uses Asterisk to create VoIP communication solutions in more than 170 countries. Since 1999, Digium has empowered developers to create innovative communications solutions based on open standards and open source software, providing an alternative to proprietary phone systems. Digium Switchvox Cloud and other cloud-based products and services are offered through Digium Cloud Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Digium, Inc. Digium’s business communications products are sold through a worldwide network of reseller partners. More information is available at www.digium.com and www.asterisk.org.



Julie Webb
Digium, Inc.
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