*astTECS at Astericon 2013


Oct 10, 2013

AstriCon was the longest-running event devoted to all-things Asterisk, one of the most influential open source telecommunication projects today. Attendees learnt about trends in Asterisk use, the growing Asterisk ecosystem, the newest applications and a wide range of technical topics from Asterisk developers, users and entrepreneurs.


Photograph – Caption: Mark Spencer, Digium (R) and Dr.Devasia Kurian, CEO, *astTECS (L) during Astricon 2013.

Mark Spencer – Founder and CTO of Digium was one of the keynote speakers in the event. Mr. Mark Spencer is the creator of Asterisk –Open Source Telecom solution and has brought disruptive movement in the telecom solution. He is also widely regarded the pioneer of open source telephony for his contribution in development and growth of the Asterisk community at large.

With nearly two million downloads per year, millions of deployments and a community of more than 65,000 members, the acceptance and growth of Asterisk has spawned an ecosystem spanning more than 170 countries. AstriCon gives all members of the Asterisk community – from telephony enthusiasts to businesses – a forum to learn about the technology. Asterisk integrators and business end-users were able to hear the latest Asterisk news and project updates, gained access to in-depth technical sessions, participated in networking opportunities, met potential collaborators and reviewed and discussed detailed case studies of Asterisk projects.