JumpBox for the Asterisk Telephony System
Ready to run Virtual Machine/Virtual Appliance for VMware, Parallels, VirtualBox and Amazon EC2 Cloud Computing
Asterisk® is self-described as "the world's most powerful and popular telephony development tool-kit." It's not a phone system so much as it is a set of building blocks that allows you to construct custom phone-based applications. From the project web site among the various building blocks Asterisk offers are:
These functions can be layered on top of one another to construct intelligent telephone-based applications. With over two million current users Asterisk is recognized as the world's most popular open source telephony project.
The JumpBox for Asterisk provides the simplest path for getting started with this tool kit. It bundles the popular FreePBX® GUI for administrating Asterisk and comes pre-installed with the Sipstation plugin to make it dead simple to get started. For a quick primer on how to set it up to make your first call to a real telephone check out the screencast below.
What is a JumpBox?
A JumpBox makes using server software quick and simple. It packages an application's software, dependencies, and application data into a single virtual computer that enables you to focus on the application, not the details of getting the application to run.
To learn more about the benefits of JumpBox based infrastructure:
Ramp Up Video
Ramp Up videos give you a quick tour of an application with the goal of showing you what it does and how you might put it to work.
Suggested reading for Asterisk users
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