Cross platform libraries and tools that may make your life easier.
Speak Freely for Unix is an Internet telephony application which provides high quality voice grade audio with GSM and CELP compression and encryption with DES, Blowfish, and IDEA ciphers. It interoperates with Speak Freely for Windows and any RTP client
ARSperl is an integration kit for Perl5 and Remedy ARSystem API. It provides a large subset of the functionality found in the ARS C API https://github.com/jeffmurphy/ARSperl