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8x8 Awarded Two New Patents by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Sep 09, 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 8x8, Inc. (Nasdaq:EGHT), a leading provider of cloud-based unified communications and contact center solutions, today announced that it has been awarded two new patents related to its communication technologies.

On August 25, 2015, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") issued United States Patent number 9,116,223 entitled "Systems, Methods, Devices and Arrangements for Emergency Call Services and User Participation Incentives." The ‘223 patent relates to a location database for emergency call centers that determines locations for nodes in a data transmission route from information received from endpoint devices.

On the same date, the USPTO issued United States Patent number 9,116,752 entitled "Systems, Methods, Devices and Arrangements for Server Load Distribution." The ‘752 patent implements a new method for controlling server load distributions that collectively provide services to computer clients.

Since its establishment, 8x8 has been awarded 111 United States patents covering a variety of voice and video communications, signaling, processing and storage technologies.

About 8x8, Inc.

8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) is the trusted provider of secure and reliable enterprise cloud communications solutions to more than 40,000 businesses operating in over 100 countries across six continents. 8x8's out-of-the-box cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises PBX hardware and software-based systems with a flexible and scalable Software as a Service (SaaS) alternative, encompassing cloud business phone service, contact center solutions, and conferencing. For additional information, visit, or connect with 8x8 on LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and Facebook.

8x8, Inc.
Jodi Guilbault, 415-987-4970

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