Humbug Integrates Fraud Prevention, Detection & Analytics into Elastix Open Source Project

Humbug Integrates Fraud Prevention, Detection & Analytics into Elastix Open Source Project

Ramat Hasharon, Israel – August 23, 2011 - Humbug Telecom Labs today announced the integration of Humbug carrier-class analytics, fraud detection and prevention into the Elastix open source project.

Elastix, created and under constant development by PaloSanto Solutions, is an open source unified communications server software that brings together IP-PBX, email, instant messaging, faxing and collaboration functionality.

"With Humbug Analytics Elastix users can have detailed traffic reports and real time fraud alerts," says Edgar Landivar, CEO of Elastix. "It is a very handy tool that is currently being used by IP-PBX administrators around the globe; many of them have downloaded it free from our Elastix MarketPlace."

“The sheer numbers of open source telephony developers and resources available to these communities make phone systems an easy target for hackers and phreakers,” said Yaniv RofĂ©, CEO of Humbug Telecom Labs. “Open source phone systems are typically used at smaller businesses that don’t realize that they eventually will be targeted. No phone system, particularly those that integrate other forms of communication should be left unprotected. Every business will learn this over the next few years. Hopefully it won’t be learned the hard way.”


Humbug Telecom Labs makes it affordable for any sized business to have carrier-class fraud prevention and detection, while providing powerful BI (business intelligence) that puts the users in command of their telecom activity. Humbug also offers free Visual Analytics so users can view all of their telecom traffic in real time, concise, readable Google Analytics type format. No PBX report even comes close. Customizable real time alerts can be configured by the user to track telecom traffic behavior and keep track of spending. Humbug is ideal for call centers, ITSPs (Internet Telephony Service Providers), organizations that sell on the phone, or any business with significant telecom expenditures. Humbug easily integrates with a host of popular open source and proprietary PBX systems.

About Elastix/PaloSanto

Elastix® is developed and managed by PaloSanto Solutions an Ecuadorian Based Company.

PaloSanto Solutions is a leader in open source innovation and new technology in Latin America. Their experience in the development and implementation of open source solutions makes them the preferred provider to more than 1000 companies.

Since 2006, PaloSanto Solutions is the company behind the Elastix project, an Open Source Unified Communication distribution. PaloSanto began its operations in 1999 and now distributes its services through Ecuador and an extensive reseller network in America and other countries around the world.

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