News : 8x8 Issued New Communications Patent by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
San Jose, CA, USA, June 10, 2015 -- 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), a provider of cloud-based unified communications and contact center services, announces that it has been awarded a new patent related to its communication technologies.
On June 9, 2015, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued United States Patent number 9,055,423 entitled "Virtual Telephone Extension." The ‘423 patent is a continuation of United States Patent number 7,684,554 which was awarded to 8x8 on March 23, 2010.
The ‘423 patent relates to, among other things, methods of routing communications to users and associated equipment by utilizing a user identifier that serves as a virtual extension number. By utilizing the invention described by the patent, users can remotely direct their calls to communication devices at various geographic, voice mail and e-mail destinations.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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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.
Published: Friday, June 12, 2015