Digium Announces Interoperability with MegaPath’s Duet Voice and Data ServiceMarch 25, 2009
Testing ensures compatibility of Digium’s award-winning Switchvox® IP PBX with MegaPath’s Duet SIP Trunking service
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – March 25, 2009 – Digium, the Asterisk® Company, today announced the interoperability of its award-winning, web-aware Switchvox® IP PBX with MegaPath’s Duet™ SIP Trunking service. MegaPath, the leading provider of managed IP data, voice and security services in North America, gives customers the ability to leverage Digium’s IP PBX to support the company’s voice and data communications services. Used together, Switchvox and the MegaPath Duet service can create substantial savings on voice and data services for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs).
Digium’s Switchvox® IP PBX has been certified to work with MegaPath’s Duet™ SIP Trunking service, thereby streamlining adoption of the Switchvox telephony system. Switchvox is a low-cost VoIP and unified communications solution built on the open source Asterisk platform. MegaPath’s Duet SIP Trunking is a business-class phone and Internet T1 service that is delivered over a private, all-optical MPLS nationwide network using an existing IP-PBX system. As part of MegaPath’s fully managed Duet line of services, Duet SIP Trunking is a low-cost, high-speed Internet and feature-rich voice bundle that is ideal for small to medium-sized businesses.
Bill Miller, vice president of product management at Digium, said: “MegaPath is a strong Digium partner and one whose services we feel add substantial value for Switchvox customers—without a big price tag. For Switchvox users, interoperability means that they can easily select MegaPath as their services provider and be confident in the solution choice for their business.”
“By certifying a wide array of equipment to work with our Duet service, MegaPath is ensuring that our customers have the confidence to select the hardware that best fits their infrastructure and budgetary requirements,” said Beth Tyebjee, senior vice president of marketing at MegaPath. “MegaPath is committed to providing small and medium-sized businesses with enterprise-class service without requiring investments in additional infrastructure. The certification of Digium’s Switchvox IP PBX provides Duet customers with the quality and reliability they demand, and we are helping ensure that these organizations can increase productivity without worrying about the performance of their VoIP system.”
Today’s announcement begins a relationship between two leading providers of VoIP services and solutions for businesses. MegaPath provides managed IP communications services to more than 23,000 businesses across the United States. Digium’s Asterisk is the world’s most widely used open source telephony software, and Switchvox is the most widely used customer premises-based commercial IP PBX based on Asterisk.