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IAX versus SIP = David Versus Goliath, and we know who won!

Tim Panton, Westhawk Ltd

Track: BOF
Date: Wednesday, February 28
Time: 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Santa Clara

Moderated by Tim Panton, Westhawk Ltd
Co-hosting are Mark Spencer, IAX Creator, Inventor, Designer and
Ed Guy, IAX Documentation, Standardisation, TruPhone

This controversially entitled Birds of a Feather session, "IAX versus SIP = David Versus Goliath, and we know who won!" will be hosted by a diverse panel of experts, including some leading figures from the emerging telephony world. Mark Spencer, creator, inventor and designer of IAX. Ed Guy, known as the creator of Free World Dialup and for his documentation, description and standardisation of IAX. And Tim Panton, self-confessed protocol junkie and implementer of IAX in Java.

The first part of this session will be your opportunity to discover the thoughts, viewpoint and position of our panel, on the subject of why IAX is better than SIP and under what circumstances.

The second part of this BoF is an open forum in which you will have an opportunity to ask questions, express your views and take part in the discussion. There has been much speculation in the telephony industry in recent times as to when to use which protocol and why, the battle continues…