Related link: http://asteriskathome.sourceforge.net/
The name is misleading- Asterisk@Home is a dynamite prefab PBX/VoIP/messaging server on a single CD that is perfect for business use. It incorporates excellent graphical management tools, SugarCRM, fax support, home automation support, OpenSSH, Festival Speech engine, and bunch more good stuff.
Asterisk@Home considerably shortens the Asterisk learning curve. Asterisk is a great piece of software, but learning your way around its dozens of configuration files, then integrating other software as you need it is a bit of a job.
If you use and like Asterisk@Home, don’t forget to click the PayPal link and send them a few bucks!
If you’re brand-new to Asterisk and telephony, feel free to follow alone with my adventures as they unfold on voipplanet.com. Look in the “Solutions” section.