The Asterisk open-source iPBX is known for its power and flexibility, but no one would call it fast or easy. Until now, that is. AsteriskNOW is a software appliance that includes a specialized operating system based on rPath Linux, Asterisk 1.4 and an excellent Web-based graphical administration interface. AsteriskNOW is billed as “Asterisk in 30 minutes.” Can you really install and setup AsteriskNOW in 30 minutes? Yes, you can — if you don’t count the time it takes to download the 436-megabyte .iso and burn it to a CD.
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