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Age Scotland Selects 8×8 to Support Older People This Winter

8x8 Open Communications Platform Deployed in Five Days to Help Meet a Surge in Support Calls 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform provider, announced that Age Scotland, a national charity for older people, rapidly deployed the 8x8 Open Communications PlatformTM in five days to help them work remotely while continuing to provide support services for vulnerable older people. Supporting those over the age of 50, Age Scotland is the leading national charity representing and promoting the rights and…

8×8 Cloud Communications Pulse Reveals New Workforce Reality Trends

8x8, Inc, a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced its findings from an analysis of usage trends across its more than one million global business users. Organizations shifting to remote work are driving new employee communications behaviors as app usage for business communication and collaboration has more than doubled, which is leading to nearly 2.5X more voice calls and 6X more video meetings. In 2020, organizations around the world have realized that remote work is no longer a nice-to-have perk, but…

phoenixNAP Shifts to Operate-from-Anywhere Cloud Communications Platform with 8×8

Global IT Services Provider Moves to 8x8 Communications, Collaboration and Contact Center Solution to Support Employees, Customers and Partners Around the World 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced that phoenixNAP, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, is using the 8x8 Open Communications PlatformTM to enable employees and contact center agents…

Intelisys Drives Business Success with 8×8; Recognized as a Platinum Partner in the 8×8 Open Channel Program

8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced that Intelisys, a ScanSource company, and the nation’s leading provider of technology services and solutions, has attained Platinum Partner status in the 8x8 Open Channel Program. This exceptional accomplishment demonstrates Intelisys’ commitment to providing its Sales Partners with industry-leading technology from the 8x8 Open Communications Platform™, which uniquely combines cloud voice, team chat, video meetings and contact center in a single…

8×8 Accelerates Contact Center Deployment for Sefton Council in Just Ten Days to Transform Citizen Services

8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced that Sefton Council, the governing body for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton in Merseyside, rapidly deployed the 8x8 Contact Center in just ten days to transform citizen service in the face of the global health crisis. Sefton Council is the governing body for the metropolitan borough of Sefton in Merseyside, north-western England. It employs over 3,000 staff and provides essential services to 275,000 citizens across the borough. With a focus on…

TBI Accelerates Growth with 8×8; Attains Platinum Partner Status in the 8×8 Open Channel Program

8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, today announced that TBI, Inc., the nation’s leading technology brokerage firm, has been recognized as a Platinum Partner in the 8x8 Open Channel Program. This significant achievement by TBI underscores its on-going dedication to helping partners succeed and grow by providing, as part of its product portfolio, the 8x8 Open Communications Platform™, which uniquely combines cloud voice, team chat, video meetings and contact center in a single solution. Marketing…

8×8 Announces Strategic VAR Channel Partnership with Spectrotel to Help Organizations Transform the Digital Workplace with Cloud…

8x8 Announces Strategic VAR Channel Partnership with Spectrotel to Help Organizations Transform the Digital Workplace with Cloud Communications 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced that Spectrotel, Inc., a leading national next generation aggregator and managed services provider, has joined the 8x8 Open Channel Program as a strategic value added reseller (VAR) partner. Spectrotel is now offering the 8x8 Open Communications Platform™, which uniquely combines cloud voice, team chat, video…

8×8 Expands Go-to-Market Operations and Appoints Steve Seger as Chief Revenue Officer

8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced the appointment of Steve Seger to the position of Chief Revenue Officer and the expansion of its global business development organization. Reporting to CEO Vik Verma, Seger will oversee overall revenue operations, direct sales, and channel sales, including Master Agents, Sub Agents, and Value-Added Resellers (VARs) participating in the 8x8 Open Channel Partner Program. 8x8 also announced that John DeLozier, the company’s Global Channel Chief, was…

AVANT Communications’ Business Surges Globally with 8×8; Named an 8×8 Open Channel Program Platinum Partner

8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced that AVANT Communications ("AVANT"), a platform for IT decision-making and the premier distributor for next generation technology, has been named as an 8x8 Open Channel Program Platinum Partner. This recognition highlights AVANT’s commitment and success in delivering the 8x8 Open Communications Platform™, which uniquely combines cloud voice, team chat, video meetings and contact center in a single solution, through its global network of Trusted…

Telarus Doubles Down with 8×8 Open Channel Program and Extends Partnership into the UK to Accelerate Opportunities and Growth

8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced the international expansion of its partnership with Telarus, LLC, the largest privately-held distributor of business cloud infrastructure and contact center services. As a partner in the 8x8 Open Channel Program, Telarus has experienced significant growth partnering with 8x8 in the US and is looking to extend and accelerate business opportunities into the UK for its sales partners. "We’ve witnessed the transformation of 8x8 into a channel-first…

Aspire Housing Builds Digital Workplace with 8×8 to Stay Ahead of Evolving Colleague and Customer Needs

Housing Association Group Deploys 8x8 to Provide Enriched Services to Customers and Equip Employees to Operate from Anywhere on a Single Global Cloud-based Platform 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform provider, announced that housing association group, Aspire Housing, has deployed 8x8 X Series to create an agile workplace for its employees, and to continue providing customers with vital support. Aspire Housing, which manages around 9,000 homes in Staffordshire and Cheshire, recognised that its…

Growing Regional Independent Insurance Agency Reduces Risk and Shifts to Operate from Anywhere with 8×8 Cloud Communications

8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced that Correll Insurance Group has deployed the 8x8 Open Communications Platform to allow local independent agents to operate from anywhere, and continue serving individual and business clients for all their insurance needs. Founded in 1931 and headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Correll Insurance Group has grown to become one of the largest independent insurance agencies in the Carolinas. With more than 250 independent agents and staff across…

Asian Startups Change the Customer Experience Game with 8×8 Communications APIs

8x8, Inc, a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced Asian startups Janio Asia and Coda Payments are using 8x8 Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) to more effectively reach customers anywhere. 8x8, through its Wavecell acquisition, recently launched CPaaS programmable applications, APIs, and delivery capabilities beyond the Asia Pacific region to organizations in the US and the UK. Founded in 2018, Janio is an integrated logistics solutions provider based in Singapore, providing solutions…

Kingspan Moves to the Cloud with 8×8 to Support Global Growth and Enhance Ability

Kingspan Water & Energy Limited Deploys 8x8 to Unify Communications and Customer Engagement on a Single Global Cloud-based Platform 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform provider, announced that Kingspan Water and Energy Limited, a division of leading insulation and building envelope solutions provider Kingspan Group plc, has deployed 8x8 X Series to support their global growth and streamline the employee and customer experience. Founded in 1965 and headquartered in Ireland, Kingspan has grown…

The Kansas City Royals Gear Up For Baseball With 8×8

8×8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced the Kansas City Royals Major League Baseball (MLB) team deployed the 8×8 Open Communications Platform to allow employees and contact center agents to operate from anywhere and continue working productively even as the start of the season was delayed almost four months. As part of its digital transformation initiative, the Kansas City Royals replaced legacy, on-premises communications and contact center systems with 8×8’s cloud enterprise…

Manchester City Council Allows Contact Centre Agents to Operate From Anywhere

UK Local Government Authority Keeps Critical Services Running While Keeping Agents Safe During UK Lockdown 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform provider, announced the Manchester City Council selected 8x8 Contact Centre to keep vital services running safely for its more than half a million residents throughout lockdown. Supporting one of the largest metropolitan districts in the UK, Manchester City Council commenced a detailed procurement process two years ago, to implement a new cloud-based…

COVID-19 Home Testing Kit Provider LetsGetChecked Deploys 8×8 Contact Centre for Vital Support

Office closures and rising need for home testing kits accelerates company’s testing process through a highly efficient remote contact centre operation 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform provider, announced LetsGetChecked, the at-home health testing and insights company, deployed 8x8 Contact Centre to continue the successful support of their COVID-19 home test kit services through its remote contact centres in Ireland and New York. LetsGetChecked is a leading health insights company that allows…

8×8 Launches Open Communications Platform to Deliver and Scale Work-from-Anywhere Enterprise Communications for Organizations Worldwide

New CPaaS, Enterprise-Grade Telephony for Microsoft Teams, Performance Monitoring and End-to-End Interaction AI Capabilities on a Single Open Platform Provides Security, Scalability and Extensibility to Strengthen Business Responsiveness and Resilience 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, launched the 8x8 Open Communications PlatformTM, the industry’s most complete portfolio of work-from-anywhere enterprise communications. 8x8 uniquely brings together the essential elements required in an…

8×8 Announces Voice for Microsoft Teams

Enterprises Can Now Add a Global Cloud Voice Solution that Is the First to Fully Integrate with Microsoft Teams without Changing the Employee Experience 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, launched an enterprise-grade cloud telephony solution for Microsoft Teams environments allowing global organizations to scale and deliver work-from-anywhere communications. 8x8 Voice for Microsoft Teams delivers an enterprise-class and easy-to-administer global voice solution for IT leaders while keeping the…

8×8, Inc. Appoints Samuel Wilson as Chief Financial Officer

Company Reiterates First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Guidance 8x8, Inc. , a leading integrated cloud communications platform, today announced the appointment of Samuel (Sam) Wilson to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Wilson succeeds Steven Gatoff, who will remain with the company until the fall to support a seamless transition. Wilson joined 8x8 in September 2017, most recently serving as Chief Customer Officer and Managing Director of EMEA. As Chief Customer Officer, Wilson brought…