Digium Announces the Release of Asterisk 1.8

Updated: January 07, 2011

Digium Inc just announced the release of Asterisk 1.8. They claim it will be a significant update to their past software. Businesses globally use Asterisk its great features and cost saving systems. Asterisk 1.8 will include over 200 enhancements, including new security features, integration with IPv6 and extensive additions to ISDN-BRI functionality.

“Asterisk 1.8 is the first Long Term Support release since version 1.4,” said Russell Bryant, Digium’s lead Asterisk developer. “It includes hundreds of enhancements, many of which will help community members building large-scale solutions. The Asterisk community has, as always, been absolutely integral in the development of this major release. Now that it’s available, we’re rolling our development resources to work on the planned set of Asterisk 1.10 features.”

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