The Asterisk Community Conference 2016 took place at the Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg on 16 and 17 February – here are the highlights of the event.
It was the event is the first-ever Digium endorsed Asterisk community gathering in Africa, with technical discussions, presentations and products on display.
At the event delegates were able to attend a FreePBX training course by Sangoma for free and a Certified Asterisk Training which focused on the Asterisk from Scratch training course (a condensed version of the Asterisk Fast Start course).
Delegates also had the opportunity to take the Digium-certified Asterisk Professional (dCAP) exam, a certification that covers a specific released, stable version of Asterisk.
Both local and international industry experts represented Asterisk at the conference, including:
- David Duffett, Asterisk Community Director at Digium.
- Justin Hester, Asterisk Technical Trainer at Digium.
- Lorenzo Emilitri, CEO and Founder of Loway.
- Diego Gosmar, CEO of Xenialab and creators of xCally.
- Ben Klang of Mojo Lingo.
There was also a great exhibition with leading VoIP companies displaying leading technology solutions from the Platinum sponsors of the 2016 Asterisk Community Conference & Expo – Connection Telecom and Clarotech Consulting.
Miro Distribution was a Gold sponsor, and BitCo, Evenflow, Loway (QueueMetrics), Nology, Teleforge, Xenialab (xCally), Sangoma and Far South Networks were Silver sponsors.
For those who could not attend the event, the following highlights video will give you an idea of what you missed.