[Freeswitch-users] Hello, and stuff.
diego.viola at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 15:16:56 PDT 2009
You guys should put your experiences here :).
On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 10:03 PM, Ognjen Seslija <oseslija at gmail.com> wrote:
> I currently use FS for a managed PBX services for many companies. It's so
> configurable and extensible, I don't think I would change it for anything. I
> have Cisco CME and SCCP phones in my office all interconnected to FS doing
> logic and thinking. I also have Asterisks as PSTN PRI gateways. FS does all
> the job for me in the world, the other two are just used as protocol
> gateways. I wouldn't change FS for anything else now, after a year and the
> half of playing with it. I fully recommend it.
> P.S: To be fair, the echo on the hw ec cards is not really Asterisk's
> On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 8:14 PM, Christensen Tom <paveraware at hotmail.com>wrote:
>> As a background, I ran an asterisk consulting company for about 3 years
>> that I gave up on 2 years ago after repeatedly failing to achieve any sort
>> of stability on any sort install over about 30 phones, I gave up.
>> Maybe that was wrong, I am open to the possibility that I just didn't know
>> enough and I was building things wrong, but I worked inside the asterisk
>> code (which I feel is a hopeless mess), I implemented a few small custom
>> features, anyway...
>> I'm coming back into the VoIP space now, and I'm wondering what sort of
>> issues can I expect in trying to pick up and learn freeswitch? >From what
>> I've read on the website, it appears to have a much more sane architecture.
>> I've used Cisco, Broadsoft, and asterisk in the past. By far the least
>> stable and worst general call quality was asterisk. I constantly contended
>> with strange call quality issues in asterisk, lots of echo (even with
>> hardware echo cancellation cards), lots of jitter, lots of call break up
>> (even on small systems with 10-20 users, using QoS on the network, and in
>> general doing everything I could to prioritize voice over anything else).
>> When I used Cisco call manager and broadsoft, the voice quality issues
>> were basically non-existant, as long as the network was running QoS echo,
>> stutter, calls breaking up, just didn't happen. So, I guess my question is,
>> does freeswitch show a marked improvement over asterisk in this department?
>> As long as you configure QoS and have hardware echo cancellation does it
>> actually work reliably?
>> Thanks for any additional information about freeswitch you can provide as
>> well. I am a software developer primarily by trade, but I do lots of
>> consulting type work in the SME space and I've had a couple projects thrown
>> to me that require some integration with a phone system, and I just can't in
>> good conscience recommend asterisk anymore.
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