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8x8 Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide For Fourth Consecutive Year

Sep 08, 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 Gartner, the world's leading information technology research and advisory firm, positioned the company in the Leaders' quadrant in the September 3, 2015 "Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) Worldwide" for the fourth consecutive year.

"Vendors in the Leaders quadrant have been delivering complete UCaaS solutions for multiple years, have clients with more than 2,000 employees supported and have more than 300,000 total employees supported. These vendors have their accounts implementing a comprehensive and integrated UCaaS solution set that addresses the full range of market needs, along with the proven ability to service large accounts. These vendors have defined migration and evolution plans for their products in core UCaaS areas and are using their solution sets to acquire new clients, expand their geographical footprints, and innovate to new functional areas."

"We are deeply honored to be recognized by Gartner as a UCaaS Leader for four consecutive years and consider this another major milestone for the company," said Vik Verma, 8x8 CEO. "We believe 8x8's continued success in the mid-market and enterprise, combined with our increased global footprint and product innovations, helped secure our longstanding top placement in the UCaaS Magic Quadrant. 8x8 has made significant inroads this past year, including innovative feature enhancements that address the primary concerns of CIOs, seamless and rapid platform scalability, guaranteed SLAs for optimal call quality, and completing deployments at large enterprise accounts in just a few weeks."

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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.

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