January 10, 2011

Digium® Intensifies Momentum Around Asterisk® in 2010, Closes Year with More than Two Million Downloads

Over the past 12 months, expands use of open source telephony software to 170 countries, releases major upgrade and launches new community project HUNTSVILLE, Ala., January 10, 2011 – Digium® Inc., creator and primary sponsor of the highly successful Asterisk telephony project, caps off a year marked by strong growth in the use of Asterisk and substantial technical advances in the product. Contributions from the open source community matched Digium’s investment in Asterisk over the past year. To date, more than 9,800 people have contributed code to Asterisk, including more than 200 who worked on Asterisk 1.8. After releasing version 1.8 in October, the momentum continued later that month when the company also announced a new open source project, Asterisk SCFTM. Enthusiasm for Asterisk among users, including developers, resellers, integrators and systems administrators, also increased as they downloaded the software […]