Kamailio World 2018 is coming!

It’s not too late to make plans to visit Berlin this May and join us at Kamailio World 2018. Kamailio World allows Kamailians, VoIP enthusiasts, and more to Connect, Inspire, and Create during an amazing conference. Last year, Yeni and I flew out for the first time and I only regretted not attending before. I am lucky (and honored) to attend many VoIP conferences throughout the year and Kamailio World is on my must attend list for a simple reason— the ability to connect with this amazing community will inspire you to create something amazing. ...

March 5, 2018 2 min Fred Posner

I went to ITEXPO…

… and all I got was the flu. Flu Shot. Worst investment of 2018

February 24, 2018 1 min Fred Posner

Asterisk World 2018

Friends, this Valentine’s day you will find me in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the 2018 Asterisk World! Sure, I could have chosen to help out at the bakery during this time… or even to spend Valentine’s Day with the Mrs… but this was an easy decision. ...

January 29, 2018 1 min Fred Posner

2017 in Review

TL/DR; — Even older, even fatter, longer goatee. Last year, Yeni and I crossed some items off her bucket list; most importantly visiting Castle Neuschwanstein and making it to Europe. I was able to attend a Kamailio World which exceeded all of by greatest expectations (I’ve already blocked out 2018). ...

December 21, 2017 2 min Fred Posner

Astricon 2017

This year, as usual, I am honored to again be speaking at Astricon — the annual telecommunication conference celebrating all things Asterisk (as well as other open source VoIP). I love Astricon and look forward to the conference every year. This year, Astricon 2017 returns to Orlando and will be held October 3-5, 2017. You’ll have the opportunity to meet incredible members of the Asterisk community– as well as members from projects such as FreePBX, Kamailio, FreeSWITCH, and more....

September 23, 2017 1 min Fred Posner

Hurricane Irma: All Clear

TL/DR; We’re all good. No damage to the house (that we can see), power is back, Internet is back — we are very fortunate. We started feeling some wind Sunday evening and the rain hadn’t let up since Saturday night. We received more than 12 inches of rain. We lost power on Sunday, regained it, and then lost it hard at 1am Monday morning. The bakery lost power 11pm Sunday night....

September 11, 2017 2 min Fred Posner

Irma Path Updated

This morning (2017-09-09), Irma has decided to take a westwardly stroll towards the gulf. This is very good news for South Florida, but less exciting for us here in North Florida. Not good news for Tampa area. For Gainesville, we now have an increased amount of wind expected. Although higher than we’d like, it still is much less than anything the islands would have experienced. The good thing about Gainesville is we have an incredible amount of trees to help break up the wind....

September 9, 2017 1 min Fred Posner

Riding Out the Storm

Sometimes a blog post is an easy way of giving a group update… Last night the track for Hurricane Irma places Gainesville, Florida in the path of the storm. This, of course, has some friends and family a little worried— which is a great problem for us to have. It’s an amazing feeling to know people care for you. So, first, let’s discuss Gainesville, Florida. Gainesville (where Yeni and I live) is located in North Central Florida… an area I like to call the armpit of Florida....

September 8, 2017 3 min Fred Posner

Kamailio World 2017: Why I Love Kamailio

August 18, 2017 0 min Fred Posner

Mitel Thinks Knowledge is a Risk

Recently, Mitel posted to their corporate blog the Six Major Risks of Open Source Phone Systems. I love when companies do this sort of scare tactic piece and, like many others I’m sure, I clicked the bait and read their article… Before going off on the piece, please allow me to present the (according to Mitel) six MAJOR risks of open source phone systems: Knowledge Support Product roadmap Customization Licensing Security Now, the only one which sounds like a risk to me is Security… so let’s attack that one first. ...

January 27, 2017 7 min Fred Posner