Packt Publishing is Releasing its Hugely Anticipated Book ‘Building a Telephony System with Asterisk’

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce the release of its hugely anticipated book ‘Building a Telephony System with Asterisk’, which is billed as an easy introduction to using and configuring Asterisk to build feature-rich telephony systems for small and medium businesses.

Asterisk is an open source software implementation of a telephone Private Branch Exchange ( PBX ). Like any PBX, it allows a number of attached telephones to make calls to one another, and to connect to other telephone services including the public switched telephone network ( PSTN ). Asterisk also supports a wide range of Voice over IP ( VoIP ) protocols, including SIP and H.323. Asterisk can interoperate with most SIP telephones, acting both as registrar and as a gateway between IP phones and the PSTN.

This book shows readers how to build a telephony system for their home or business using Asterisk. ‘Building a Telephony System with Asterisk’ takes readers step-by-step through the process of installing and configuring Asterisk. It shows how to make a deployment plan, and how to create a dial plan. The book also presents example configurations for using Asterisk in three different scenarios: for small and home offices, small businesses, and Hosted PBX.

With an engaging style and excellent way of presenting information, this book makes a complicated subject very easy to understand.

For more information on Building a Telephony System with Asterisk:

Building a Telephony System with Asterisk
ISBN: 1904811159, Pages: 180, $26.99, £17.09, €23.39

Posted on Oct 06, 2005  Reviews | Share |  Digg
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