8×8 Wins UC Today 2019 Best Cloud Communications Provider Award

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August 6, 2019, San Jose, CA – 8×8, Inc. (EGHT), a leading Software-as-a-Service provider of voice, video, chat, contact center and enterprise-class API solutions powered by one global cloud communications platform, today announced it has been named Best Cloud Communications Provider at the UC Today 2019 Awards.

The Best Cloud Communications Provider category recognizes organizations that have proven market success and continue to push the boundaries of innovation in this sector. 8×8 was selected as the winner from a group of industry heavyweights.

The UC Awards, hosted by UC Today, is a global event designed to celebrate pioneers and innovators. It brings together the best in unified communications, collaboration, and CX technology, to show who is leading the way in the marketplace.

8×8 has shown commitment to driving the future of business communications through its ongoing product development and innovation, delivering communications solutions and enterprise-class APIs for global voice, chat, video, team messaging and contact center from one cloud platform. Real-time analytics and intelligence allow businesses to harness actionable insights across interactions and channels so they can exceed end-customer expectations and outpace the competition. 8×8 solutions help companies transform communications, empower and unify the needs of the global, mobile workforce, and unleash productivity to maximize both employee and customer engagement.

“We are honored to receive this award, as together with other recent industry accolades, it further validates our ongoing mission to deliver the only fully-owned, single vendor global technology platform for voice, video collaboration, team messaging, contact center, and enterprise-class API Software-as-a-Service solutions,” said Vik Verma, Chief Executive Officer at 8×8, Inc.

8×8 was recently named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide1, for the eighth year in a row, and has also been positioned as a Challenger in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, North America2 for the last four consecutive years. The company also won the CRN Tech Innovator Award and Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 North American Integrated CCaaS and UCaaS Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award.

About 8×8, Inc.

8×8, Inc. (EGHT) is transforming the future of business communications as a leading Software-as-a-Service provider of voice, video, chat, contact center and enterprise-class API solutions powered by one global cloud communications platform. 8×8 empowers workforces worldwide to connect individuals and teams so they can collaborate faster and work smarter. Real-time analytics and intelligence provide businesses unique insights across all interactions and channels so they can delight end-customers and accelerate their business. For additional information, visit www.8×8.com, or follow 8×8 on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

[1] Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide, Daniel O’Connell, Megan Fernandez, Rafael Benitez, Christopher Trueman, Sebastian Hernandez, July 30, 2019. This Magic Quadrant report name has changed from 2015 onwards- 2015-2019: Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide, 2014: Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, North America With Additional Regional Presence, 2012-2013: Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, North America.

[2] Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, North America, Drew Kraus, Steve Blood, Simon Harrison, Daniel O’Connell, October 17, 2018.

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