Asterisk is an open-source framework used for building communications applications including VoIP gateways, and conference servers. It is used by small businesses, enterprises, call centers, and governments worldwide. Asterisk uses a VoIP protocol that allows you to make a call using the TCP/IP without any cost. It provides very useful features including, voicemail, call recording, automatic call, music on hold, messaging, and more.
Asterisk can run on multiple operating systems, although it was originally created for Linux. Today, NetBSD, macOS, and Solaris users, among others, can install and use the Asterisk software with ease. (more…)