A practical guide for deploying and managing an Asterisk-based telephony system using the AsteriskNOW Beta 6 software appliance
Install an Asterisk-based telephony system fast
Build an office PBX using AsteriskNOW
Learn the AsteriskGUI web management interface
Configure IP phones and connections
Configure and use the conferencing system
Write your own applications for Asterisk
AsteriskNOW is an open-source Software Appliance from Digium: a customized Linux distribution, which includes Asterisk (the leading open-source telephony engine and tool kit), the AsteriskGUI, and all the other software needed for an Asterisk telephony system. AsteriskNOW is easy to install. It allows you to deploy Asterisk quickly and easily, and offers flexibility, functionality and features that are available only in expensive proprietary business systems.