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Applications for GNU Bayonne

This section will describe using GNU Bayonne in a number of interesting roles both now and in the future. These will include diagrams and other aids drawn from my recent lecture at on GNU Bayonne architecture and deployment and should give a much clearer idea and higher level overview of how GNU Bayonne can be used to deliver many kinds of effective solutions as it is completed.

Adjunct Systems

This will examine the use of GNU Bayonne as an adjunct to existing telephony equipment. Adjunct systems include voice messaging and voice response servers. These systems can be stand-alone or integrate fully with your business, your e-commerce site, etc. GNU Bayonne is already used commercially in this role.

Phone Systems

This will examine the use of GNU Bayonne as a complete "un-PBX" style small office telephone system. Such capability is being contemplated for the 1.0 release of GNU Bayonne.


This will examine the concept of using GNU Bayonne as a gateway between the public network and the VoIP world. In particular this will focus on the use of GNU Bayonne with VoIP station equipment.

Distributed Switches

This will talk about the use of GNU Bayonne as a network distributed switch and GNU Bayonne Network timeslot concepts. This will also cover GNU Bayonne network node monitoring services and applications for racks of adjunct systems.

Enhanced Carrier Services

This will cover the use of GNU Bayonne as a distributed platform for delivering high availability and high capacity "carrier grade" enhanced services.

ACD and Networking

This will discuss the relationship between GNU Bayonne and the TOSI project, and how GNU Bayonne will provide client desktop services in some of the roles mentioned above. This will also cover ideas and uses of GNU Bayonne in conjunction with switch node controllers and intelligent network routing to produce distributed call centers.


This is a proposed application to develop a free ISP based unified messaging solution around GNU Bayonne for hosting of voice mail boxes.


A Telephone Answering Machine Interface, or example application of how to build a simple telephony application for personal use. In addition to messaging, this will also demonstrate remote telephone based system administration and should be ideal for single port (Quicknet Linejack) users.


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