is quickly taking form, with speakers on a range of technical and business topics confirmed. Organizations of all sizes use Asterisk to create customized, feature-rich and scalable phone unified communications systems, VoIP gateways, conference servers and more. Digium the owner and corporate sponsor of Asterisk, hosts AstriCon, which is now in its seventh year. A few of this year’s speakers will include:
“Just How Vulnerable is Your Phone System?”
- Sandro Gauci—“Just How Vulnerable is Your Phone System?” Sandro is the author of “SIPVicious,” one of the most popular brute-force attack test kit systems for SIP platforms. He’ll talk about attack methods, vulnerabilities administrators should understand and how to mitigate these issues on Asterisk.
- Jim Kerr—“Orbitz and Asterisk: How We Did It.” Orbitz has implemented Asterisk to handle customer calls. Learn how this huge travel management agency integrated the platform with its legacy system, deployed it across call centers and achieved PCI security compliance.
- Simon Perreault—“IPv6 in Asterisk 1.8.” Asterisk will support IPv6 in 1.8, and Simon will talk about the changes, configuration requirements and fundamentals of IPv6 required to get Asterisk running. Then, as part of a double-long session, he will walk through configuration of an entire platform on a purely IPv6 network.
- Russell Bryant—“Asterisk Development Update.” Russell is the lead for open source Asterisk development at Digium. Hear about what’s happened in the last year with Asterisk development and what features and functions are coming soon.
- Jim Van Meggelen—“Connecting Systems Together.” Jim is one of the authors of the book Asterisk: The Future of Telephony. His latest area of focus involves connecting disparate Asterisk systems. How to manage endpoints? What routing method should be used to connect offices? How about connecting Asterisk to global routing networks of other organizations? Get your island of phones connected after listening to Jim’s talk.
- “Ask the Experts.” A panel of Digium sales engineers, support staff and engineers will give some short examples of the toughest problems they’ve encountered and solved, and then the audience will be invited to throw out their most difficult problems.
AstriCon will be held just outside Washington, D.C., from October 26-28, 2010, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. Additional information and online registration are available at http://www.astricon.net