Recently awarded by SourceForge as project of the month, Rich of SorceForge interviewed Elvita Crespo, one of the members of the project about, Elastix.
Rich: SourceForge is very pleased to announce that April’s Project Of the Month is Elastix. I’m speaking with Elvita Crespo, who is one of the members of this project about what Elastix is, and where it’s going, and where it’s been. Thanks so much for speaking with me.
Elvita: Thank you, and thanks to the entire community. We are so pleased Elastix has won Project Of The Month. In the past we had been nominated for the Community Choice Awards – twice, actually, so we’re so proud to actually have won the award this time.
Rich: The Elastix project is just over six years old. It turned six early last month. Can you tell me what the origins were of this project, what you’re trying to accomplish, and what your involvement is with it.
Elvita: For those who are not aware of what Elastix is – Elastix is an Open Source unified communications solution. Which is to say that Elastix not only provides telephony, but it also integrates other communication tools to make the organization environment more productive and efficient. Such as faxing, email, instant message, etc.
Elastix is an Open Source Sofware to establish Unified Communications. About this concept, Elastix goal is to incorporate all the communication alternatives, available at an enterprise level, into a unique solution.
Read the full interview here.
Unified Communications With Elastix
Some of the basic Features of Elastix include:
- Support for softphones
- Web Interface Configuration
- Virtual conference rooms
- Call recording
- Least Cost Routing
- Extension Roaming
- PBX Interconnection
- Caller ID
- Advance Reports
To see a complete list of features click here
Licensing in Elastix
Elastix is an open source entrepreneur tool relased under the license GPLv2. You are free to use it for commercial of personal purposes subject to the conditions as described under its License.
Download Elastix, or for more information please visit their website.