Digium® and Onyx Announce Training Partnership

New Authorized Training Partner to Provide Asterisk Advanced Course September 17-21 in Miami, Fla.

Aug 20, 2012, 09:00 ET from Digium, Inc.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. and MIAMI, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, and Onyx Tech Distribution, a distributor of core IP products and computer accessories, announced a partnership to provide authorized Digium training courses to Latin America.

As a Digium authorized training provider, Onyx will arm businesses with the knowledge needed to experience the real benefits of open source and Digium's revolutionary Asterisk technology. Digium training courses and certification testing offered by Onyx will include Asterisk Fast Start, Asterisk Advanced and dCAP Testing, the most important certification level in Asterisk. Onyx will offer its first training course, Asterisk Advanced, in Miami, Fla., September 17-21.  This class will be given entirely in Spanish. Onyx will deliver the curriculum in its training facilities in Miami. Additional training is planned at the Onyx training facilities in Valencia, Venezuela; Mexico City, Mexico; and Managua, Nicaragua.

"We are living in a time of change in the world of telecommunications. Asterisk-based systems increasingly occupy a greater share of the world market of VoIP platforms and require the need for trained and certified personnel to develop, manage and maintain these rapidly growing systems," said Nelson Roach, president of Onyx Tech Distribution. "Our commitment is to offer official Asterisk trainings, backed by the manufacturer, delivered by certified professionals with years of experience in communications systems. All of this ensures we offer the participant the best learning experience."

Digium is the creator, sponsor and driving force behind Asterisk, the most widely used open source telephony software. The company's product lines include a wide range of hardware and software to enable resellers and businesses to implement custom solutions, or to design their own voice over IP (VoIP) systems. Digium also provides the award-winning Switchvox family of turnkey unified communications (UC) solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises.

For more information about Onyx's trainings, visit: www.onyxtd.com/atp_register.

About Digium

Digium®, Inc., provides Asterisk custom communications and Switchvox Unified Communications (UC) business phone systems that deliver enterprise-class features at a price businesses can afford. We are the creator, primary developer and sponsor of the Asterisk project, the world's most widely used open source communications software that turns an ordinary computer into a feature-rich voice communications server. With a community of more than 8,000 developers worldwide, Asterisk has been used to create VoIP communication solutions in more than 170 countries. Since 1999, Digium has become the open source alternative to proprietary communication providers, giving people an innovative solution for business communications that increase productivity. Digium's wide range of business communications products is sold through a worldwide network of reseller partners. More information is available at: www.digium.com and www.asterisk.org.

The Digium logo, Digium, Asterisk, Asterisk SCF, Switchvox, AsteriskNOW, Asterisk Appliance and the Asterisk logo are trademarks of Digium, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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