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8x8 Named Global Service Provider of the Year by Polycom

Jan 15, 2016

Company Recognized For Excellence in Innovation and Customer Success

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), a leading provider of cloud-based unified communications and contact center solutions, today announced the company has been named Global Service Provider of the Year by Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq:PLCM).

Polycom recognized top partners with its 2015 Circle of Excellence Awards during TEAM Polycom 2016, the company's annual partner conference, held in Nashville, Tennessee, January 11-14, 2016. Honorees excel at incorporating value-added solutions and services which create lasting value for customers. These partners also demonstrate the highest level of expertise in implementing Polycom's solutions, while delivering best-in-class performance and exceptional sales results.

"We are honored to be recognized by Polycom as a top partner and value our close collaboration as we provide enterprise customers with innovative communications solutions for rapid global deployments and provisioning," said Enzo Signore, 8x8's Chief Marketing Officer. "As a leading global service provider of HD voice and video, 8x8 works closely with Polycom to deliver the most secure, reliable, enterprise-grade solutions to customers around the globe across one of the most advanced HD communications networks."

"The needs of the modern workplace are constantly evolving, so it's critical for Polycom to have partners such as 8x8 who can meet our customers' complete business needs with transformative solutions today and into the future," said Chris Jones, Polycom Americas, Sales and Worldwide Partner Worldwide Partner Organization. "We congratulate 8x8 for its success and look forward to supporting the company's continued growth."

8x8's innovative Enterprise as-a-Service (ECaaS) solutions deliver a powerful continuous communications experience from desktop to mobile, and enable companies of all sizes to solve critical business needs and modernize their communications with world-class phone service, contact center solutions, conferencing, collaboration and advanced business analytics.

8x8 is part of the Polycom Partner Network. The nearly 7,000 members embrace and extend Polycom's open standards-based video collaboration solutions to deliver comprehensive voice, video and content collaboration solutions for the enterprise, as well as applications to support a growing number of use cases across vertical industries such as healthcare, education, government, manufacturing, financial services, media and entertainment and across business functions such as human resources, facilities, engineering and sales. As part of the Polycom Partner Network, technology providers, ISVs, solution advisors, integrators, service providers, and other companies can work with Polycom and each other to deliver tailored solutions for the multi-faceted needs of today's organizations.

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.

About Polycom

Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of human collaboration. More than 400,000 companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice and content solutions from Polycom to increase productivity, speed time to market, provide better customer service, expand education and save lives. Polycom and its global partner ecosystem provide flexible collaboration solutions for any environment that deliver the best user experience, the broadest multi-vendor interoperability and unmatched investment protection. Visit or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn more.

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

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