Business Phone Systems Engineer from tapestry technologies to Speak at 2012 Astricon® Conference

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VoIP expert Dennis Little will share best practices and lessons learned in securing reliable voice communications with conference attendees on Thursday, October 25.

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tapestry technologies, LLC will be among a host of VoIP experts and solution providers participating in Astricon® 2012, which is being held at The Sheraton Atlanta, Ga., from October 23-25. Astricon brings together an eclectic mix of global stakeholders interested in furthering development and adoption of Asterisk®, the Open Source PBX created by Mark Spencer in 1999. Certified VoIP expert Dennis Little, Business Development Engineer for tapestry’s business communications division, will present a workshop titled “VoIP Security & Reliability Resolved (VPN, QoS & NAT)” on Thursday, October 25, from 10:00 – 10:35 am. tapestry technologies is a noted industry expert in securing voice and data networks for government and private industry.

The Asterisk Voice over IP (VoIP) communications engine is enjoying favor over proprietary business telephone systems by providing increased business intelligence, flexibility and cost savings; specifically, the communications and reporting functions of Asterisk are completely open, while the platform interoperates fully with SIP-enabled IP devices wherever a data network extends. Typical per-user or per-feature fees are eliminated in many cases.

tapestry technologies has proven expertise engineering Asterisk VoIP-based communication solutions for enterprise and small business in lodging, medical and high-tech verticals. Mr. Little has numerous years of hands-on expertise in the field and will present best practices and lessons learned in securing, virtualizing and assuring reliability of IP phone systems, to the conference.

According to Dennis Little, “Organizations find great value in the advanced capabilities that Asterisk brings to the table; stakeholders can now report on call volumes in real-time, automatically tie marketing to specific activity and enjoy flexibility historically out of reach due to price. More importantly, expensive proprietary and closed communications are being replaced by open, standards-based solutions that include every feature on every system, without added cost.”

Astricon is attended by a global contingent of engineers, manufacturers, providers and business leaders. According to the conference web site, “This year's event has expanded to reach the broad group of professionals who design and manage large enterprise, government, and carrier networks. The conference will be rich with content for Asterisk software developers, Digium's channel and technology partners, and business users from small, medium and large companies.”

For information about Astricon 2012 or to register to attend, visit

To learn more about tapestry technologies’ VoIP solutions for business and government organizations, visit

About tapestry technologies, LLC
tapestry technologies, LLC is a Digium® Certified Reseller with multiple Digium Certified Asterisk Administrator (dCAA) engineers on staff; the company also holds VoIP accreditation as a Polycom® Certified / Specialized Partner and separately as a Xorcom™ Certified Dealer. tapestry technologies is a woman-owned small business providing: secured business communication solutions; Information Assurance (IA) services to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Field Security Operations (FSO) Division; and commercial / government technology training. Since 2005, tapestry technologies has led Information Assurance and IT evaluation, acquisition, integration and management efforts for organizations worldwide.

Astricon, Digium and Asterisk are trademarks of Digium, Inc. Xorcom and the Xorcom logo are trademarks of Xorcom Ltd. Polycom is a registered trademark of Polycom, Inc. in the U.S. and various countries. The information contained in this communication is subject to change without notice.

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