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TrixBox Made Easy

By : Kerry Garrison, Barrie Dempster, Kerry Garrison (Project)
Book Image

TrixBox Made Easy

By: Kerry Garrison, Barrie Dempster, Kerry Garrison (Project)

Overview of this book

TrixBox is a telephone system based on the popular open source Asterisk PBX (Private Branch eXchange) Software. TrixBox allows an individual or organization to setup a telephone system with traditional telephone networks as well as Internet based telephony or VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). SugarCRM can be integrated with Asterisk, and is bundled with Trixbox offering real power and flexibility. The book begins by introducing telephony concepts before detailing how to plan a telephone system and moving on to the installation, configuration, and management of a feature packed PBX. This book is rich with practical examples and tools. It provides examples of well laid out telephone systems with accompanying spreadsheets to aid the reader in building stable telephony infrastructure.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
TrixBox Made Easy
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
Free Chapter
Introduction to VoIP
TrixBox Configuration
Commonly Used VoIP Terms

About the Reviewers

Johan Wijngaard has about 25 years of experience in the world of computers. He has worked with several large companies for managing middle and large networks. For the last six years, he has been active in the comunications world of Internet, PBX and Satellite, where the use of open-source has taken a big role along with Asterisk and its quick-installing brother TrixBox.

Levon Bragg is a local computer guru and co-founder of Shift Computer Services, a turn-key IT solution and service provider in Southern California. Born in 1976 in Akron, OH, Levon wrote his first computer program at the age of 9 and has been continuously expanding his knowledge and expertise across the entire landscape of Information Technology. He graduated with top honors and a degree in Computer Networking Systems Technology at ITT Technical Institute, and has several manufacturer-provided and industry certifications including 3Com's VoIP (NBX). His key field-experience highlights include implementing and supporting Microsoft's Small Business Server, Linux Servers, 3Com's NBX, and Trixbox/Asterisk.

Levon's hobbies and interests include working on and riding Harleys, photography/videography, sky-diving, video gaming, music, and working with the latest/coolest gadget/software.

Levon and his wife Jackie currently reside in Orange County, CA with Thomas their cat.