Utilizing 8x8's unified communications technologies, the service will make scheduling, initiating and managing continuous presence visual and high definition audio collaboration across multiple endpoints as simple as clicking on a web page or dialing into a conference bridge with the added appeal of a fixed low monthly fee for unlimited use. The 8x8 service will also eliminate the need for the customer to configure firewalls, open ports or utilize public IP addresses due to its advanced, built-in NAT/firewall traversal technologies. The offering will support multi-party continuous presence video conferencing services on a hosted, ad-hoc basis in a highly available and redundant manner, eliminating the need to purchase, maintain and operate expensive video bridging system.
"As many in the industry are aware, 8x8 has significant technological expertise in video communications which we've continued to leverage in current offerings such as our 8x8 Virtual Meeting web conferencing service," said
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"The SMB market is ripe for a practical, high performance video conferencing solution that is easy to install, manage, and use, yet doesn't cost a fortune," said
8x8 will demonstrate this new video conferencing service at TEAM Polycom 2011,
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