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  • Who Is Digium What Is Asterisk

    1. 1. Who is Digium? What is Asterisk? Steve Sokol Product Manager Software Products
    2. 2. Who Is
    3. 3. <ul><li>Founded 1999 by Mark Spencer; now Chairman and CTO </li></ul><ul><li>The Author, Maintainer, and Sponsor of the Asterisk open source project </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Asterisk licensing and support </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing of Asterisk Hardware (cards & appliances) </li></ul><ul><li>Based in Huntsville, AL and San Diego, CA with 130 Employees </li></ul>Who is Digium? Switchvox IP PBX The Asterisk Appliance AA50 Asterisk Business Edition
    4. 4. Digium’s Corporate Roles Digium Benevolent Asterisk Project Owner and Maintainer For Profit Company All things Asterisk
    5. 5. <ul><li>Main Entry: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>be·nev·o·lent     </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Function: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>adjective </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Date: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15th century </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1 a: marked by or disposed to doing good <a benevolent donor> b: organized for the purpose of doing good <a benevolent society>2: marked by or suggestive of goodwill < benevolent smiles> </li></ul>Benevolent
    6. 6. Digium – the Company <ul><li>The creator and owner of Asterisk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digium is “The ONLY Genuine Asterisk™” provider in the world, thus the only company that can commercially license it </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The company that’s at the intersection of Open Source, IP Telephony, Telephony as an Application, and Unified Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Supplier of ‘All Things Asterisk’ </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Spencer – The Asterisk Creator, Digium Founder and CTO </li></ul>
    7. 7. Digium On The Move… <ul><li>Matrix Partner Investment ($13.8M 8/2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded management team in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Acquired Sokol and Associates (7/2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Acquired Switchvox (9/2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Announced partnerships with major industry players (i.e. 3Com 10/2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Moved into a new facility (10/2007) </li></ul>
    8. 8. Digium Products <ul><li>Switchvox IP PBX Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware & Software Appliances </li></ul><ul><li>TDM-VoIP Gateway Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Asterisk Licenses </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Services </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Asterisk Training </li></ul>
    9. 9. Digium Product Relationships
    10. 10. Digium Growth & Market Map 2002
    11. 11. Open Source Adoption IP Telephony Adoption Telephony as An Application Unified Communications
    12. 12. What Is
    13. 13. What is Asterisk ? An open source software application that converts a standard desktop or server computer into a highly flexible communications platform: +
    14. 14. What Can You Build With Asterisk? + = IP PBX (Switchvox) VoIP Gateway IVR Platform Voicemail Server Call Recorder Call Center ACD And More...
    15. 15. The Asterisk The Open Source Project <ul><li>Over 3,000 downloads per day </li></ul><ul><li>Over 3.5 Million Servers deployed with Asterisk </li></ul><ul><li>Over 40,000 active on forums </li></ul><ul><li>Over 15,000 on active Asterisk mailing lists </li></ul><ul><li>Over 5000 on our Bug Tracker </li></ul><ul><li>Over 300 active contributors </li></ul><ul><li>Over 7M Web Site hits/month </li></ul><ul><li>Over 200 service providers worldwide using Asterisk </li></ul><ul><li>Asterisk Books available </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated Tradeshows: AstriCon for Asterisk Users; Digium Asterisk World – Asterisk for business </li></ul>The Asterisk Community The Asterisk Community was voted #1 Most Influential Individual in VoIP, VoIP Info 11/2006
    16. 16. Where Asterisk Fits
    17. 17. Asterisk-Based User Endpoints Assume: 40% of 3.5M Servers are production deployed (1.4M) 28,000,000 1000 2% - 28,000 108,150,000 n/a Totals 42,000,000 500 6% - 84,000 16,800,000 100 12% - 168,000 17,500,000 50 25% - 350,000 3,850,000 5 55% - 770,000 Total End Points Average # End Points Percent Asterisk Servers Deployed
    18. 18. What Is
    19. 19. What is Switchvox ? <ul><li>Digium’s award winning IP PBX. </li></ul><ul><li>Offers the power and flexibility of Asterisk without the learning curve. </li></ul><ul><li>Offers a wealth of Unified Communications features at an unbeatable price. </li></ul><ul><li>Now launching version 3.5. </li></ul><ul><li>Now available on Digium appliances. </li></ul>
    20. 20. Thank you www.digium.com www.switchvox.com