VoIP: Fertile Ground for Open-Source Solutions

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| Fonality, for instance offers an affordable small business VoIP phone system—
| trixbox—using open source PBX software. Intuitive Voice Technology
| incorporates a number of open source technologies in its Evolution PBX,
| including Redhat Linux and the industry's premier open source IP PBX,
| Asterisk.



Linux at heart of BMOC (big multicast on campus)

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| Video Furnace's various servers are configured to run either Red Hat
| Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or Red Hat-based CentOS (Community ENTerprise OS)
| using "off the shell hardware.


University dumps Cisco VOIP for open-source Asterisk

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| SHSU is in the process of moving its 6,000 students, faculty and staff off
| of Cisco CallManager IP PBXs and a legacy Nortel Meridian PBX over to Linux
| servers running Asterisk...


Dumping Cisco for open-source

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| Open-source networking trend is limited so far, but it
| could grow fast
| The open-source movement, which has long made inroads
| into corporations via Linux and other enterprise-level
| software, now has a potentially bigger target in its
| cross hairs: the PBXs and network routers from companies
| such as Cisco Systems Inc. that form the basis of
| networking infrastructure.