Switchvox vs. Asterisk
Asterisk is a communication engine that transforms basic computers into powerful communications servers. Asterisk is free and open source software. Digium is the creator and main sponsor of the Asterisk project.
What can Asterisk do?
The Asterisk communications engine is a free software toolkit that dramatically simplifies the process of building communications applications. Asterisk enables system administrators and application developers to quickly and easily assemble communications solutions, including IP PBX systems, interactive voice response (IVR), servers, voice messaging platforms, automated call forwarding (ACD) and more. Asterisk includes a wide range of building block modules that handle the low-level details of telecommunications, leaving the developer free to concentrate on business logic.
Is Asterisk right for you?
– Linux Systems.
– TCP / IP networks.
– Script programming.
Switchvox, based on Asterisk, is a full-featured Unified Communications system designed for small and medium businesses. Switchvox appliances are 60-80% less expensive than UC systems based on proprietary technologies.
What can Switchvox do?
Switchvox is a full-featured UC solution, based on open standards and protocols, thus simplifying movements, additions and changes. Switchvox does all the work – you don’t have to be a developer to get the most out of a customizable VoIP phone system. With Switchvox, you get many products in one – the voice mail server, automatic call distribution (ACD) / call queues, IVR / auto attendant, as well as an interactive dashboard – Control Panel, which is an interface for managing calls, queues, mobile devices and more.
Is Switchvox right for you?
– Support for fixed-mobile convergence mobility.
– Voicemail-to-email integration.
– Interactive dashboard with drag / drop call control.
– Conference with several participants and more.