Digium Announces Call for Speakers Now Open for AstriCon 2017

The 14th Annual Asterisk User Conference and Expo to be Held Oct. 3-5 in Orlando, Fla.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., FEBRUARY 2, 2017Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, today announced the call for speakers is now open for AstriCon 2017, its 14th annual Asterisk user conference and expo to be held Oct. 3-5 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Orlando, Fla. Those interested in speaking can register here. Submissions will be accepted through June 1, 2017.

Digium welcomes submissions that will be of value to those looking to build or employ communications solutions based on Asterisk. Talks can be aimed at beginners or those with more experience in using and deploying Asterisk. Topics could cover: using Asterisk in SIP infrastructure, testing and tuning Asterisk deployments, creating custom applications using the Asterisk RESTful Interface (ARI), the use of Docker and Kubernetes with Asterisk, and everything in between.

“Asterisk has expanded from being an incredibly feature-rich software PBX to being an essential communications application development environment,” said David Duffett, worldwide community director for the Asterisk project. “We’re excited to see AstriCon evolve to include other technologies that folks are using alongside Asterisk, like Kamailio, Homer and Docker. The collection of speakers, exhibitors and attendees reflect the fact that Asterisk covers a wide range of applications, from standalone PBX to the critical component in making large, scalable and resilient communications solutions.”

AstriCon provides a forum where all members of the Open Source Communications community – from telephony enthusiasts to developers to businesses – can learn about the technology. Each session is delivered by Asterisk community members that are happy to share their expertise, making AstriCon a must-attend event for anyone who is serious about Asterisk.

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.

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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.