Effective communication nowadays, in the era of cross-continent multinational companies, is crucial for efficient operation. The multimedia mailbox service is mostly used in the financial sector, where global teams work with an as much as 8 to 12 hours timezone difference. With the service, the traders can record the market open team meeting for their other colleagues so they are also kept up to date. This, however, is usually a costly product with high operational and computing cost. This renders the solution an unreachable luxory for smaller companies.
The goal of my dissertation was to implement a similar system using open source solutions, which is capable of running even on an embedded system with low
The completed system is implementing the basic functions - including the IVR (Interactive Voice Response) phone menu and its extension, the web based
administration panel - while using featherweight hardware compared to a corporate server park. The system can serve a user base (10-15 simultaneous users) fitting a smaller company's needs.