3CX vs Asterisk

Last updated: June 06, 2014

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3CX
3CX Phone System for Windows is a software-based IP PBX that replaces a proprietary hardware PBX / PABX. 3CX’s IP PBX has been developed specifically for Microsoft Windows and is based on the SIP standard, making it easier to manage and allowing you to use any SIP phone (software or hardware).
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Asterisk
An open source telephony switching and private branch exchange service for Linux. Information on downloading, installation of and support for the product. Asterisk is like a box of Legos for people who want to create communications applications. It includes all the building blocks needed to create a PBX, an IVR system, a conference bridge and virtually any other communications app you can imagine.
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2014. 3CX acquires videoconferencing provider e-works



3CX, the developer of popular Windows VoIP PBX 3CX Phone System, announces the acquisition of Italian video conferencing developer e-works.  In October 2013 3CX partnered with e-works to use its engine for the own videoconferencing solution 3CX WebMeeting. And now they decided to completely buyout this engine. "The acquisition and much anticipated launch of 3CX WebMeeting will significantly extend our lead in the Unified Communications market. With e-works’ cutting-edge technology we will also capitalise on the growth of WebRTC" said Nick Galea, CEO of 3CX.