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8x8 Expands to New Corporate Headquarters

Aug 13, 2009

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug 13, 2009 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- 8x8, Inc. (Nasdaq:EGHT), provider of Internet Protocol (IP) communications solutions for business and residential users, today announced it has completed its move to expanded corporate headquarters in Silicon Valley, enabling it to better accommodate a workforce that has increased steadily over the past 12 months.

The 52,000 square foot facility houses roughly 230 employees and includes executive and administrative offices, sales and customer support call centers, a state of the art 24/7 Network Operations Center, product warehousing and shipping facilities and a hands-on training center. The company employs a direct sales team to consult with prospective small business customers about the advantages of its VoIP hosted PBX phone service, currently in use by over 17,000 companies. This segment of 8x8's workforce has grown more than 50% since June 2008 and will continue to be an area of expansion for the company in the months and years to come.

"In spite of this challenging economy, 8x8 is experiencing the most significant growth in its 22 year history, largely because of the money-saving IP communications services we are delivering to SMBs across the country," said 8x8 Chairman & CEO Bryan Martin. "Our new Sunnyvale location gives us much needed space to support our current growth along with the expansion we anticipate over the next several years."

In its most recent earnings report, 8x8 announced record sales to new business customers for the second consecutive quarter along with expectations for increased revenue and net income in the current quarter.

8x8 entered into a three year lease agreement for the property located at 810 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, California 94085. In addition to its corporate headquarters in Sunnyvale, 8x8 maintains sales and customer support call center operations in Santa Maria, California and a research and development office in Sophia Antipolis, France.

About 8x8, Inc.

8x8, Inc. (Nasdaq:EGHT) offers voice, video and mobile communications solutions for business and residential customers. These solutions leverage existing broadband Internet connections and cellular networks to deliver advanced features and digital quality phone service at a fraction of the cost of legacy, copper wire alternatives. Businesses of any size, configuration or geographic location can benefit from the cost, performance and operational advantages of VoIP technology. All 8x8 communications solutions carry little or no upfront investment, no maintenance or upgrade fees and no change in user behavior. For additional information, visit www.8x8.com.

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SOURCE: 8x8 Inc.

8x8, Inc.
Joan Citelli
(408) 687-4320
jcitelli@8x8.com

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