News : 8x8 Issued New Contact Center Patent by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Aug 15, 2012 -- 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT), provider of innovative cloud communications and computing solutions, announces that it has been awarded a new patent related to its contact/call center technologies. On August 14, 2012, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued United States Patent number entitled "Limiting Contact in a Networked Contact Center Environment."
The patent relates to, among other things, limiting contact to a networked contact center that is a host to multiple tenants. In an example embodiment, when a communication is received by a networked contact center, a contact rate value may be examined in order to determine whether to allow the communication to reach contact center resources. The contact rate value may represent an allowable quantity of contact within a time interval. For some example embodiments, a determination of whether the network contact center is to accept or reject the communication is made based on the contact rate value.
Since its establishment in 1987, 8x8 has been awarded eighty-two (82) United States patents covering a variety of voice and video communications, signaling, processing and storage technologies.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
About 8x8 Inc.:
8x8, Inc. (Nasdaq: EGHT) leverages its patented software technologies to deliver high quality voice solutions with integrated messaging and video to businesses of any size with employees in any location on a wide variety of business telephony, web and mobile platforms. 8x8 also offers managed hosting and cloud-based computing services. For additional information, visit www.8x8.com, or connect with 8x8 on Facebook and Twitter.
Published: Friday, August 17, 2012
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