Elastix is an Open Source Software 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.
Unified Communications With Elastix
The Elastix project begun as a call report interface for Asterisk and was released in March of 2006. Later that year the project evolved into an Asterisk Based distro.
Telephony was the traditional way that lead communications the last century, that’s why many Companies and users focus their requirements on their necessities to establish telephony communications on their organizations, and confuse unified communications “distros” with a telephone exchange system. Elastix, not only provides telephony, it integrates other communication alternatives to make your organization environment more productive and efficient.
Elastix include the following communication media:
There are new ways of communication every day and the addition of features and functionality must be constant. Elastix it’s capable of establish an efficient environment on your organization with the addition of many features that allows to integrate other locations of your company to centralize your business and take it global. A user in your corporation located in South America shares the same functionalities of another located in Asia besides having direct internal communication.
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.
Elastix doesn’t have a cost related with licensing or functionality. All the Elastix versions are full versions without limitation in its use or its features. Nor the addition of modules or users, in an Elastix implementation have a cost involved to the integrator, organizations or enterprises in desire to use Elastix.
For more information about license in Elastix please review our FAQ
Elastix, Constant Development
Elastix was created and is under constant development by PaloSanto Solutions. We work every day of the year thinking how to improve your communications and designing new versions of Elastix.
Our commitment is to maintain Elastix as an Open solution available for its implementation. New features and functionalities are added constantly to give you the necessary potential to improve your communications and your business.
"There is a clear integration between Elastix and Aastra. It's very easy to configure Aastra IP phone features such as BLFs, Paging, Intercom and Direct Call Pick Up, directly from the intuitive Elastix interface. These are all features expected of any enterprise grade VoIP environment"
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