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Asterisk

4.4
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Open-source modular communication system

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Asterisk Pricing

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4.8

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39

Price starts from

595

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Pricing for Asterisk Support Services:

Single System (Level 1) – $595 per year
Single System (Level 2) – $1,995 per year
Multi-System (Level 3) – $3,995 per year
Multi-System (Level 4) - $7,995 per year

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Overall, as an open source system it is a great value for money.
With some technical knowledge you can get the free version of this and do everything yourself with very minor costs to your bottom line.

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Good open source VOIP solution

Reviewed 5 years ago

If you want a good and free open source VOIP solution that you can manage in house, then Asterisk is a good choice. It can be easily installed (not upgraded however) and managed by IT system administrators. Is logic (queues, SIP opening and context for calling) is something that you will figure out quite quickly. You can even use multiple WAN ports and multiple SIP trunk operators with the same server so this is also an advantage. The biggest disadvantage is that if a new version comes out it is easier to do the fresh installation then rater to go and try to make an upgrade. Overall, as an open source system it is a great value for money.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Simply the best

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

This is the BEST VOIP software you can use. First of all its a free base. It has so many features that are amazing for small and large business setups. You can buy really cheap analog lines and hook up to this system. And just use your own phones. It saves 1000's of dollars each year from competitive voip systems.

Cons

The software can be buggy when first setting up and interfacing cards. It works great but if you are not familiar with command promp you will not be fully able to set it up.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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It’s a beast… but you need someone to tame it

Reviewed 2 months ago
Pros

It’s infinitely customizable, and the price is right!

Cons

Dial plan is a convoluted and pretty wonky language for feature development

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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AsteriskNow

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

Easy and cheapest way to setup a VoIP system. Used this product for more than 12 years. There was number of versions during this time. Very reliable and the system can even work as a Windows VM. Since the UI is user friendly and heavily customizable, this is a very good product for small/medium size business.

Cons

I would like to see an option for the end user to select what they need while installing the distro instead of ISO installing everything.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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A very good alternative to replace IP phone Systems

Reviewed 3 years ago

We could implement a proper alternative to the CISCO IP phone system,using Asterix. Asterix is a good platform in order to run the VOIP and its very affordable, efficient and flexible platform.Asterix save the space of the hardware,because it doesn't require extra hardware.

Pros

I was supposed to find an alternative to the CISCO IP Phone system.Then I found this amazing software and implemented it in a Linux environment.After configurations, I could complete the required system.The implemented system doesn't require any kind of extra hardware to VOIP and also It has support for three-way calling. Those are the facts i most liked in implementing Asterix and it supports both Linux and BSD operating systems.

Cons

When I implementing my system.I could study several implementations and references.But there are no complete updated guide books,videos,references.In order to do a small implementation we have to find more tutorials and guidance.It costs more time.Unavailability of a proper documentations and references than other opensource platforms, is a considerable matter.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Opensource and customizable

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

Asterisk is so customizable as it is open sourced. Able to make as many extensions, queues, dial plans as you want. Cost is minimal as you only have to buy calling and phone numbers from an outside source.

Cons

System is limited to your knowledge or knowledge you can find online or in books. Can get very complex and you can get swamped if you don't know what you are doing.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Lovely tool for small business

Reviewed 3 years ago
Pros

Asterisk is a free and open source voice over IP system. It removes the need for purchasing expensive hardware. There is a large community of users around the world that will help troubleshoot and setup.

Cons

It can be hard to setup and implement at first as the company support is not the best either.