What is VoIPfutura?
VoIPfutura is a platform of messenger companies and IP telephony developed by MILDMAC ADVANCED SOLUTIONS. With this system any company, independent of its size, can use advanced call-switching and messages without incurring great costs.
Unlike typical call centres and proprietary telephony systems, VoIPfutura is based on free software Asterisk, allowing it to achieve total interoperability with all different types of terminals, ERP, CRM, CTI, IP providers, PSTN lines, mobile phone lines, etc.
For VoIPfutura’s development and advancement, they rely on a team of specialized engineers specialized in the different areas involved in a telephony system, like software development, admin of Linux based systems, real time systems transmissions, telephony hardware, and parameterization of digital and analogical lines, communications, network electronics, and OnSite and Helpdesk services. See VoIPfutura system architecture and applications presented in SIMO/VoIP2Day 2009
What is Asterisk?
Asterisk is the world’s most popular open source telephony project. Under development since 1999, Asterisk is free, open source software that turns an ordinary computer into a feature-rich voice communications server. Asterisk makes it simple to create and deploy a wide range of telephony applications and services.
Code for Asterisk, originally written by Mark Spencer of Digium, Inc., has been contributed from open source software engineers around the world. Currently boasting over two million users, Asterisk supports a wide range of telephony protocols. It includes rich support for the handling and transmission of voice over traditional telephony interfaces including analog lines, ISDN-BRI lines and digital T1/E1 trunks. Asterisk also features support for a wide range of VoIP protocols including SIP, IAX and H.323 among others. It supports U.S. and European standard signaling types used in business phone systems, allowing it to bridge between next-generation voice-data integrated networks and existing infrastructure.
Asterisk is released as open source under the GNU General Public License (GPL), and it is available for download free of charge. Asterisk® is the leading open source telephony project and the Asterisk community has been ranked as a key factor in the growth of VoIP.