Well Marcos, (your real name ?) I was at VON UK earlier this summer and that is where I heard it.
The thought given at the time was that they were aware of the existing H.323 users out there. and I suppose – Hats off to Jeff, Ed and the team, nobody else seems as enthusiastic.
As for the configuration manager software I think telnet is the appropriate solution. welcome to ring as well !! seems fitting for a voip subject