News : 8x8, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Voicenet Solutions
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec 2, 2013 -- 8x8, Inc., a provider of cloud communications and collaboration solutions, announces that it has completed the acquisition of UK-based Voicenet Solutions, Inc.
"The acquisition of Voicenet, with all of its resources, expertise and solidly entrenched customer base in the UK, puts us squarely ahead of our competition in the race to capture the growing international demand for cloud communications services," said 8x8 CEO Vik Verma. "Voicenet has done a phenomenal job attracting, retaining and serving an impressive list of UK-based SMB, mid-market and distributed enterprise customers that closely resemble the profile of our existing customers here in the United States. We are looking forward to building upon the solid foundation Voicenet has established in the UK with our unique and differentiated suite of cloud-based unified communications and collaboration services and taking the lead internationally just as we have domestically."
"We are very excited to introduce 8x8's industry-leading UCaaS solutions to the UK market," said Voicenet CEO Kevin Scott-Cowell. "Our knowledge of the local business community combined with 8x8's technological expertise and emphasis on service qualities such as security, reliability and scalability, all key concerns for businesses here, will go a long way as we transition more and more businesses from on-premise to cloud-based solutions."
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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.
About Voicenet Solutions Ltd.:
Provider of Business Telephony and Cloud Communication Solutions.
Published: Tuesday, December 3, 2013