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- Recapitulation of 2019 and 2020 Survey Results
- 2021 General Survey Results
- Project Survey: Asterisk
- Project Survey: OpenSIPS
- Project Survey: Kamailio
- Project Survey: FreeSWITCH
- Project Survey: SIPCapture-HOMER
- Project Survey: Jambonz and Drachtio
- Project Survey: Wazo
- Project Survey: Vicidial & Jitsi
- Project Survey: FreePBX
Open Source Telecom Survey 2021 Results & Discussion
Alan Quayle, Independent Consultant in Programmable Communications
- This is our 3rd year of the survey, thank you for your continued support.
- We received 114 responses to the general survey, +163 project survey responses giving a total of 277 received.
- The general survey covered: Security, Serverless, STIR/SHAKEN, barriers and benefits of OSS, telcos and OSS, Training, IoT, and general geographic / category info.
- Training: An interesting dichotomy is where people do not expect to pay for training when investigating a project but will pay when the project is part of their business.
- MOOC.org pricing is interesting. It’s free if you just want to learn, if you want the training recognized, then there’s a fee. This enables people to investigate for free, and then if they require support, the training needs to be verified. This avoids training through support.
- Open Source telecom software is part of a suite of open source projects used.
- Perhaps we should investigate dominant architectures?
- Companies that use open source make a long-term commitment to building an organization that understands open source, and is committed to owning the product, its roadmap, and the customer experience.
- Companies successful with open source do not happen overnight, they are built over years.
- Documentation, documentation, documentation
- Check out Twilio – but we need to find a way to help solve this industry-wide issue.
- Recommendations on what we need to do as an industry.